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Denver City Council Debate, sponsored by Denver7, to cover key issues

At-large, district 8, 9, 11 candidates set to debate
Posted at 12:25 PM, Feb 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-28 11:10:14-05

Denver7, the Denver Metro Chapter of the Urban League Young Professionals and the Colorado Black Leadership Coalition invite you to participate in the 2019 City Council Debate.

The debate will be held on March 20 at Church in the City, located at 1580 Gaylord Street in Denver. It will start promptly at 6 p.m. and is open to the public. You can register to attend by clicking here: http://www.dulyp.wildapricot.org/Events.

Moderated by Denver7’s Kumasi Aaron, the debate will feature the following candidates:

District 8:
Chris J. Herndon
Erik Penn
Miguel Ceballos-Ruiz
Blair Taylor
Patrick Thibault

District 9:
Albus Brooks
Candi CdeBaca

District 11:
Christine Alonzo
Stacie Gilmore
Shayla R. RIchard

Robin Kniech
Jesse Bachelor Parris
Tony Pigford

This is a chance to see where the candidates stand on the issues most important to you before Election Day on May 7.

Debate questions will cover topics including:

  • Housing Affordability, Gentrification and Homelessness
  • Youth, Education and Police Accountability
  • African-American Economics and Community

“The Urban League Young Professionals of Metro Denver is excited to continue to provide opportunities to create authentic spaces for elected officials and those seeking office to directly engage with the communities they serve," said President Brandon Bruce. "The City Council Debate is another prime example of this work. We look forward to the informed conversations and voters it will create."

Denver7 is a proud media sponsor of this event.

“At Denver7 we work hard to support our Colorado communities by providing relevant news with multiple perspectives,” said Denver7 General Manager Dean Littleton. “Colorado is filled with diversity and is growing fast, but amidst the changes we know that people here are all connected by the love we share for this state, and the importance we place on staying informed. We’re proud to support the Colorado Black Leadership Coalition’s City Council Debate and partner with the Denver Urban League’s Young Professionals because we see the value that this event and these organizations place on bringing the people of Colorado together and advancing our community.”