Anderson Institute on Race and Ethnicity to co-sponsor mayoral debate on race, diversity, and equity

The UA Little Rock Anderson Institute on Race and Ethnicity is partnering with the Racial and Cultural Diversity Commission of the City of Little Rock to host a mayoral debate on issues of race, diversity, and equity Thursday, Oct. 11, at Philander Smith College.

The UA Little Rock Anderson Institute on Race and Ethnicity is partnering with the Racial and Cultural Diversity Commission of the City of Little Rock to host a mayoral debate on issues of race, diversity, and equity Thursday, Oct. 11, at Philander Smith College. 

The debate with the five candidates running for mayor of Little Rock will be from 7-8:30 p.m., with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. in the M.L. Auditorium of Philander Smith. The mayoral candidates include Frank Scott Jr., Warwick Sabin, Baker Kurrus, Vincent Tolliver, and Glen Schwarz.

The debate’s moderator will pose questions crafted by the partnering organizations and community members. Questions for the debate can be submitted by email to racialandculturaldiversity@gmail.com.

The event is also sponsored by the Arkansas Public Policy Panel, Clinton School of Public Service, Philander Smith College, and the Social Justice Institute.

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