Gubernatorial Candidate Forum Will Explore Economic Security Issues

Manchester, Conn. – (May 7, 2010) . . . Candidates for Governor of Connecticut will participate in a candidate forum on Monday, May 10 at 6:30 pm. The forum will take place at the SBM Charitable Foundation Auditorium at Manchester Community College. It is free and open to the public. The event, centered on the theme of “Prospering Communities, Thriving Families,” is sponsored by several statewide nonprofit organizations. It will explore the candidates’ views on a range of issues relating to family economic security, including the state budget, jobs, economic development, health, and education.

Candidates who have confirmed their attendance at the forum are Juan Figueroa, Dan Malloy, Rudy Marconi, C. Duffy Acevedo, Oz Griebel, and Tom Marsh.

John Dankosky, News Director and Host of Where We Live on WNPR FM, will moderate the forum.

The event is co-sponsored by several statewide nonprofit organizations: Connecticut Association for Human Services, Connecticut Voices for Children, Connecticut Association for Community Action, Connecticut Women's Education and Legal Fund, Connecticut Council of Family Service Agencies, End Hunger Connecticut!, Connecticut Nonprofit Human Services Cabinet, and Legal Assistance Resource Center of Connecticut.

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News Item Posted On: May 07, 2010
For Additional Information Contact: Endia DeCordova-Murphy at (860) 512-2914