The Savannah Branch of the NAACP and the Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance will host a series of Candidate Forums during the month of October as follows: Oct. 6 – (Mayoral) St. Philip AME Church, 1112 Jefferson St. at 7 pm; Oct.13- (At-Large) Jonesville Baptist Church, 5201 Montgomery St. at 7 pm; Oct. 18- (Districts 3, 5, 6) Pentecostal Miracle Deliverance Church, 4712 Bull St. at 7 pm; Oct. 20- (Districts 1 & 2) St. John Baptist Church, 522- 528 Hartridge St. at 7 pm; Oct. 27- (District 4) TBA.
All candidates will be invited to each Forum. This is an opportunity for the community to meet and hear the cand idates present their platforms.
The NAACP has been in the forefront of the struggle for justice and equal opportunities for minorities for over a hundred years. The Savannah Branch was organized more than ninety years ago; making it the ‘oldest’ Chapter in Georgia.