TRT Talk Radio Host Allie Thorpe interviews Bet Power for the upcoming LGBT Community & Ally Northampton Mayoral Candidates’ (Michael Bardley and David Narkewicz) Forum to be held on Saturday Oct. 29th, in The State Room at the Center, 35 State St. in downtown Northampton.
In a recent press release, Savarese explained that “the forum will give the audience a chance to ask the candidates questions relatedto the Northampton LGBT community, social justice and civil rights, as well as more generaltopics involving the mayor’s office.”
Mr. Power, Executive Director and Curator of the Sexual Minorities Archives, a national collection of LGBT literature,history, and art located in Northampton, will moderate the forum. Jean Savarese is one of theco-founders of Out Books On Wheels, a volunteer effort helping LGBT elders to continue enjoying life out of the closet via a free LGBT mobile lending library and related services.
The Forum will take place from 3-5 p.m. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to ask questions and inquire about each candidates’ strengths and weaknesses.
“The LGBT community is a significant voting bloc in Northampton,” said Power. “We areorganizing this forum so that the questions, concerns, hopes, and dreams of our sometimesoverlooked group of citizens can be directly addressed.”
“The LGBT community is a significant voting bloc in Northampton,” said Bet Power. “We areorganizing this forum so that the questions, concerns, hopes, and dreams of our sometimes
The Forum will focus on Social Justice and Civil Rights. To read the rest of the press release, visit TRT’s website. For more information, check out TRT Talk Radio (also available now via iTunes). Stay tuned for the next interview!