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Coffee with the Candidates 

State Rep. Dar’shun Kendrick will host a Coffee with the Candidates on Thursday, May 17, 7 to 9 a.m., FunXcess, 8000 Rockbridge Road, Lithonia. The forum will include candidates who are running for office in DeKalb and Gwinnett counties. RSVP at www.kendrickforgeorgia.com 


DeKalb League of Women Voters, Antioch A.M.E. Church

The DeKalb League of Women Voters and the Social Action Committee of Antioch A.M.E. Church will host a candidates’ forum on Thursday, May 3, 6:30 p.m., 765 S. Hairston Road, Stone Mountain. 

Candidates from the following races have been invited to the forum:

U.S. Congressional District 4

DeKalb County Superior Court Divisions 1 & 7

DeKalb School Board Districts 2 & 6

DeKalb Board of Commission Districts 3 & 7

Georgia Senate District 40, 41, 43, 44, 55

Georgia House Districts 83, 86, 87, 90, 94


DeKalb NAACP and the Dream Center

The DeKalb NAACP and the Dream Center, 2600 H F Shepherd Drive, Decatur, are planning to host a forum. The tentative date is May 15. 

DeKalb NAACP President Teresa Hardy said she is looking forward to the event because it will be an opportunity to get young people involved in the elections. The church’s congregation is primarily comprised of young people ages 19 to 34. 

Hardy said the DeKalb NAACP held a voter registration drive on April 15 and registered 54 people at The Dream Center. 

For more information on the forum, contact the church at 770-396-9884 or the DeKalb NAACP at 404-271-8006 or email naacdek@comcast.net.         

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