Our second Newark Mayoral Town Hall Meeting-Democracy Works II was held at Shiloh Baptist Church on Friday evening. Once again it was a tremendous success. Our forum is one of the very few that does not pre-screen residents questions or censor their thoughts or questions, but embraces their right to question authority and their leaders. The candidates also embraced this format of free flowing questions and unfettered access to the Mayor to be. I commend them on this end and also want to thank them for working extremely hard in helping me make this night a success! Each and everyone of them on their staff also made my job a lot easier.
I want to personally thank South Ward Councilman Ras Baraka, Seton Hall Law Professor Shavar Jeffries, Central Ward Councilman Darrin Sharif.They all helped make Democracy Work!
To my moderator Celeste Bateman you were amazing as usual! Great to work with you once again. Patricia Bradford for helping field questions from the audience not only are you a beautiful spirit, but you also went above and beyond!My9's Jim McQueeny did impromptu interviews with all 3 candidates and also fielded questions from the audience. Thank-you. McQueeny's interviews will run on a special New Jersey Now at 12pm on Sunday in the upcoming weeks. I also posting part of the video interviews here. Take a look at some of the candidates and residents that made Democracy Work! Thank-you! Steve Sacco Newarknews@hotmail.com
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