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AARP Illinois 4th Ward Candidates Debate


AARP fights for the issues that matter most!

Yesterday, AARP Illinois joined the Bronzeville Neighborhood Collaborative for a 4 th Ward Candidates Debate where contenders sparred for over healthcare, employment, safety, security and education.

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Chicago’s WVON radio personality Cliff Kelly moderated a distinguished panel that included appointed Alderman Sophia King who was endorsed by President Obama, along with candidates Ebony Lucas, Gregory Seal Livingston, Gerald Scott McCarthy and Marcellus Moore.

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AARP’s Ruby Haughton-Pitts told the standing room only crowd that informed voters makes politicians more accountable and that makes communities stronger.

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The 4 th Ward debate is just one example of how AARP Illinois advocates on behalf of communities like Bronzeville.



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