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April 24, 2010

Bryan Ball, President SDWNY

School Board candidates for the District elections appeared at  a forum  Stonewall Democrats of Western New York sponsored on Tuesday, March 23 at the group’s 4th Tuesday of the month meeting,  7 PM at El Museo Francisco Oller & Diego Rivera. The mission of Stonewall Democrats of WNY ” is to advocate for the LGBT community within the WNY area government and the Democratic Party.”

In the North District candidates appearing were:  Dr. Patricia E. Devis, Lawrence Scott and a representative from Jay McCarthy;  in the West District , School Board President and  incumbent Ralph Hernandez, and Park District incumbent Lou Petrucci who is unopposed.

Stonewall WNY rated both Dr. Devis and Lawrence Scott   “Well-Qualified”  and plan to rate the other candidates  at their meeting on Tuesday, April 27, at 7 PM at El Museo . The reason for the rating  is on their  website.

Video clips of the presentations of the North, Park and West Districts candidates Matthew Mooney recorded and up-loaded on YouTube is on their website along with the Endorsement Questionnaires of Dr. Devis and Dr. Devis Video presentation, as well as Lawrence Scott Video and Questionnaire. Also, Ralph Hernandez Video and Questionnaire and Lou Petrucci Video and Questionnaire.

Up-coming School Board candidates forums:

Tuesday, April 27, 7 PM, Stonewall Democrats of WNY, El Museo, 91 Allen Street. (4th Tuesday of month group meeting, see website for further information at  (http://www.sdwny.orgl)

Tuesday, April 27, Polish Cadets Hall; Grant and Amherst St.; 7 p.m.

Thursday, April 29 at 339 Genesee St. 7-9 p.m. Sponsor: the Alliance for Quality Education and Citizen Action of WNY. Info at: 855-1522 x 1

Saturday, May 1st, 1-3 PM King Urban Life Center, 938 Genesee Street  sponsor the Metro Buffalo Alliance of Black School Educators an Affiliate of NABSE, with Rod Watson, Buffalo News,L. Nathan Hare, Executive Director of the CAO and Mrs. Eva Doyle, Columnist the Criterion Newspaper.

Rod Watson, Columnist, Buffalo News

Candidates any forums or events  leave a comment  on this blog.  Only informational events posted. If you would like Saisonl at an event leave a comment.

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