The NAACP, in conjunction with Oakland Alliance of Black Educators, Elders of Oakland, Oakland African American Chamber of Commerce and Pastor Gerald Agee, will host a candidate forum Monday, Sept. 12, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at La Escuelita Elementary School at 1050 2nd Ave. in Oakland.
Robert L. Harris, Esq. will serve as moderator, and local talk show host Gloria Bailey-Ray will serve as mistress of ceremonies. for the event.
Candidates for four seats on the seven-member Oakland Unified School District Board of Education will be on the Nov. 8 ballot.
The forum is designed to educate voters about the candidates’ backgrounds, their views and provide an understanding of what they hope to accomplish if elected to the board.