On April 23, 2015, PHAR, along with the NAACP and the Jefferson School African American Heritage Center co-hosted a candidates forum focused on improving the health of the African American community in Charlottesville.
All 5 announced candidates were in attendance and answered a variety of questions regarding the police, education, city planning, and jobs.
In addition to the questions asked at the forum, candidates submitted answers to a questionnaire sent in advance. NAACP Candidate Forum 2015 Questionnaire responses
See, in their own words, what the different candidates have to say about
– The Human Rights Commission
– Public Housing Funding and the Residents’ Bill of Rights for Redevelopment
– the Strategic Investment Area, mixed-income housing, and affordable housing
– the ABRT process (funding for non-profits)
– Jobs vs. Entrepreneurship
– Diversity on City Boards and Commissions
– The Disproportionate Minority Contact with the Juvenile Justice System Task Force
– City of Second Chances
– and more!
Read their responses by following this link: NAACP Candidate Forum 2015 Questionnaire responses