Cypress Hills Local Development Corporation will host nonpartisan forum on August 12 for candidates vying in the primary for the 54th State Assembly District seat. The candidates participating in the forum will be Kimberly Council, Erik Dilan and Cyril Joseph.
Topics to be discussed by the candidates, who are on the ballot for the primary election on Sept. 9, will include affordable housing, community safety, education, child care, and jobs. The event will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Cypress Hills Senior Center, 3208 Fulton Street on the corner of Richmond Street.
The event is co-sponsored by Bangladeshi American Community Development and Youth Services, Blessed Sacrament Church, Crystal Church, Cypress Hills Child Care Development Corporation, East New York Community Coalition, George Walker Jr. Community Coalition, New York Psychotherapy and Counseling Center, North Brooklyn YMCA, St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, St. Philips Lutheran Church, and Sunnyside Block Association. Translation services will be provided. For more information, call Lawrence Booker at (917) 893-8801, Ext. 208.