SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – The Power Coalition for Equity and Justice is hosting a candidate forum Thursday night with candidates in local legislative races as well as the candidates running for Caddo Parish Sheriff.
The forum, sponsored by Louisiana Policy Institute for Children, VOTE will be held at the Jesse Stone Lecture Hall on the Shreveport Main Campus at Southern University on Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive from 6 to 8 p.m.
The Power Coalition describes itself as a coalition of groups from across Louisiana whose mission is to organize in impacted communities, educate and turn out voters, and fight for politics that create a more equitable and just system in Louisiana.
Candidates from the following races are scheduled to participate in the forum:
State Senate District 36
State Senate District 37
State Senate District 38
State House District 3
State House District 5
Caddo Parish Sheriff
Election Day is Saturday, October 12.