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Upcoming Michigan candidate forums on youth and family issues

Through the 2014 election season, Michigan Radio is providing opportunities for listeners to learn about the important issues being discussed and hear from many of the candidates running for office. Michigan Radio's State of Opportunity project is partnering with Michigan's Children to conduct a series of candidate forums focused on public policies for children, youth, and families.

Michigan Radio's Jennifer White will be the moderator as young people have the opportunity to ask important questions of candidates for Michigan Legislative districts.

All of these events are free and open to the public. The schedule is as follows:

Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014: Grand Rapids

6:30-8:00 p.m. at Gallery 341, 341 Hall St. SE., Grand Rapids, MI 49507

House Districts 75, 76; Senate Districts 28, 29

Monday, Oct. 13, 2014: Lansing

7:00-9:00 p.m. at Peckham, 3510 Capital City Boulevard, Lansing, MI 48906-2102

House Districts 68,71,93; Senate Districts 23, 24

Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014: Macomb County

6:30-8:30 p.m. at Mt. Clemens High School, 155 Cass Ave., Mt Clemens, MI 48043

House Districts 24,31,32; Senate Districts 8,9, 10

More information about these events is available here.

Steve is Michigan Radio’s Marketing Director. His job involves coordinating the station’s marketing, communication and public relations efforts, special events, car donation program and community & media partnerships.