The Ward 7 Democratic Candidates’ Virtual Economic Vision Debate is on Saturday, May 16, starting at 10:30 a.m., via YouTube Live. The debate will be moderated by Saymah Nah, Marshall Heights Civic Association’s Vice-Chair of Economic Development and Fenit Nirappil, a respected local journalist for The Washington Post.
Each candidate will sit individually with the moderators for 15 minutes to answer three core questions that they received in advance. The link to watch the debate will be posted on all of MHCA’s social media platforms by Thursday, May 12. Information about how to register to vote, how to request a mail-in-ballot, general community announcements, and a reflection/moment of silence for those impacted by COVID will be delivered by Reverend Andre D. Ivy of the First Baptist Church of Marshall Heights before the debate begins. marshsallheightsdc.org.
Marshall Heights Day, originally planned for after the debate, is postponed until fall.