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Hear local candidates for the May Primary Election at two Elders in Action Candidate Forums

Photo of audience at a public forum.

Above: Photo of audience at a public forum with one woman raising her hand to ask a question.

Hear local candidates for the May Primary Election
at two Elders in Action Candidate Forums in April

The 2018 Oregon Primary Election will be May 18th with local candidates vying for positions on Multnomah County’s Commission and Portland’s City Council. Elders in Action is conducting two Candidate Forums where the public may hear more about the candidates.

The first forum will features candidates for the Multnomah County Commission regarding issues facing older adults in the county. It will be Tuesday, April 10, from 12:30 to 2 p.m., at the Impact Northwest Multi-Cultural Center, 4610 S.E. Belmont Street.

The second Candidate Forum is Saturday, April 21, at Friendly House, 1737 N.W. 26th Avenue. Attendees may hear from candidates for the Multnomah County Commission and Portland City Council  on issues impacting community members of all ages. The event stars at 10 a.m. with City of Portland Candidates speaking until 11 a.m. The Multnomah County Candidates will speak from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The event is free and all are welcome. ASL interpretation will be provided.

Anyone who wishes to request accommodation for either forum may contact Elders in Action by emailing joann@eldersinaction.org or calling 503-595-7530.

Elders in Action is the voice for older adults in the Portland metro area. It advocates for change in the areas of housing, elder abuse and exploitation, isolation and access to services.