EDIT: Due to a scheduling conflict, this town hall has been postponed. We are working to reschedule it and will post details as soon as they are available. We apologize for the late notice. Thank you to everyone who had signed on to participate or planned to join us via the livestream!
Our mission at the Center for Family and Community Engagement (CFACE) involves listening to the voices of community members and working together to create and inform practice, policy, and knowledge. CFACE is continually seeking opportunities to amplify the thoughts, questions, and concerns of family and community partners both at NC State and the greater Raleigh community.
With the November election only weeks away, we wanted to share an upcoming opportunity for community members to directly engage with candidates running for the U.S. Senate.
CFACE is co-sponsoring the North Carolina 2020 U.S. Senate Race Town Hall, where North Carolina U.S. Senate candidates Cal Cunningham and (D) and Shannon Bray (L) will be taking questions from constituents. This virtual event will be taking place on Monday, October 5 at 3:30 p.m. EDT.
Questions can be submitted by the general public on the candidates’ campaigns, potential roles as senator, or any other topics important to community members. We encourage our partners and community members to raise their voices and engage directly with senate candidates. Please submit your questions for the Senate candidates here by Thursday, October 1.
“Our goal with the town hall is to connect voters from across the state directly with the candidates, particularly constituents that are often excluded from the political conversation,” said Joseph Jordan, director of the Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black History and Culture, a sponsoring organization.
This event will be live streamed at https://www.facebook.com/stonecenter/live and have Spanish and English captions available. A Facebook account is not needed to access and view the livestream.
CFACE encourages the community to submit their questions and attend the event to hear from our North Carolina U.S. Senate candidates. The Center hopes this virtual town hall opportunity will encourage dialogue that plays a role in building safe, healthy, and productive families and communities.
The town hall is hosted by the Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History at UNC-Chapel Hill and the League of Women Voters of Orange, Durham and Chatham Counties, Inc., with co-sponsorship by the Center for Family and Community Engagement at NC State, the Graduate and Professional Student Federation at UNC-Chapel Hill, the Institute for the Arts and Humanities at UNC-Chapel Hill, the Institute of Politics at UNC-Chapel Hill, NC State Student Government, and the Triangle Native American Society.
For more information on the virtual town hall, please visit https://stonecenter.unc.edu/program/senate-race-town-hall/