Mike Doyle, Joe Hohenstein and Patty-Pat Kozlowski are committed to participate in the forum next weekend.
Candidates in the 170th and 177th legislative districts will take part in a forum on Saturday, Oct. 20, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Community College of Philadelphia’s Northeast campus, 12901 Townsend Road (at McNulty Road).
Organizers have invited state Rep. Martina White (R-170th dist.) and her Democratic opponent, Mike Doyle, and Democrat Joe Hohenstein and Republican Patty-Pat Kozlowski, who are running in the 177th district.
Doyle, Hohenstein and Kozlowski have committed to attend. White has another obligation and will not attend.
The moderator will be radio personality Loraine Ballard Morrill. The candidates will give opening and closing statements and answer questions from the moderator and audience members.
Sponsors include the Committee of Seventy, Northeast Philadelphia Chinese Association, Overseas Resident Malayalees Association, SEAMAAC, United Voices for Philadelphia, HIAS Pennsylvania, Nationalities Service Center, the Coalition of African Communities, Penn Asian Senior Services, the Faculty and Staff Federation of Community College of Philadelphia AFT Local 2026, the Asian Pacific Bar Association of Pennsylvania, Radio Haiti of Philadelphia and the Northeast Times. ••