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Berkeley Mayor Candidate Forum

Old Berkeley City Hall
5:00 pm

Berkeley Mayor Candidate Forum
Our Important Choice for November.

Berkeley mayoral candidates Kate Harrison, Sophie Hahn and Adena Ishii will tell of their visions for Berkeley's future on Wednesday, July 17th at 5:00 PM at The Way, 1305 University Avenue, Berkeley. The three will answer questions from the Berkeley People's Alliance, Our Revolution East Bay, Wellstone Democratic Renewal Club, Berkeley Community Action (BCA), the Green Party and the public. The meeting will be in person and on Zoom. All welcome, wheelchair accessible.

Moderated by Moni Law of the Berkeley Community Safety Coalition, the candidates will explore what they perceive as Berkeley's values and how the they will move the city closer to living up to them.

Kate Harrison was District 4 Berkeley City Councilperson for seven years. As a public sector executive and consultant, Kate solved problems for agencies in 31 California counties, eight states and fourteen nations, specializing in balancing budgets and improving government efficiency while ensuring services for the most vulnerable are maintained and employees treated fairly.

Sophie Hahn represents District 5 and is Vice Mayor on the Berkeley City Council  working on housing and homelessness. She authored Berkeley's Pathways Project, a blueprint for action. She has initiated policies and programs to support small businesses and the arts, and is committed to enhancing the vibrancy of our neighborhood commercial districts and downtown. 

Adena Ishii was President of the League of Women Voters of Berkeley, Albany, and Emeryville. She is currently an education and nonprofit consultant advocating for Berkeley High School and Berkeley City College students to access higher education and supporting young adults with career development.

The Way Christian Center at 1305 University Avenue has parking available in the rear. The meeting will be in person and on Zoom. All welcome, wheelchair accessible.

Please RSVP for the Zoom link, and for more information: