A partnership of Idaho progressive nonprofit organizations will be hosting a Boise City
Council Candidates’ Forum. The forum will be an opportunity for city council candidates to meet with the public and express their opinions and policy ideas to a diverse collection of community members. Candidates will participate in the forum and meet and greet immediately after the event.
WHAT: Boise City Council Candidates’ Forum
WHEN: Wednesday, Oct. 4, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
WHERE: Boise Bicycle Project, 1027 S. Lusk Street, Boise
The purpose of the forum is to educate community members on issues that are relevant in
Boise. Candidates will answer questions on five topic areas: transportation, sustainability, fair
and affordable housing, civil rights and protections, and equitable economic development.
The forum will last 90 minutes with a 30 minute candidate meet and greet following. All
questions will be screened by a neutral committee made up of partner representatives to ensure that they are addressed to subjects relevant to the forum. A representative from a partner organization will moderate the forum.
The forum will be audio and video recorded and the media is invited to attend.
Partnering organizations: Idaho Chapter Sierra Club, Conservation Voters for Idaho Education Fund, ACLU of Idaho, Idaho Coalition Against Sexual & Domestic Violence, United Vision for Idaho, Boise Bicycle Project, Add the Words, Upper Snake River Tribes Foundation, Snake River Alliance, Tidwell Social Work Services, Idaho Organizing Project, International Rescue Committee, Planned Parenthood Votes Northwest and Hawaii, Interfaith Equality Coalition, Intermountain Fair Housing Council