On Wednesday night October 14, One Everett will host a candidates’ forum at the Immaculate Conception Church on Broadway. One Everett members and other residents of the City of Everett will have the opportunity to not only meet the candidates who are running for city council, but also have a chance to hear their stance and ask questions on issues including affordable housing, good jobs, immigration and civic participation, youth opportunities and public health and safety.
One Everett, our mission: working to ensure resident access and inclusion in all aspects of civic life, building a healthy community that ensures that issues of economic and social injustices are addressed, focused on housing affordability, good jobs, public education, and immigrant rights.
“We not only need to get to know the candidates for the Everett City Council, we have to learn where they stand on the issues that we care about as we prepare to decide whom we will vote for in the upcoming November elections” said Edwin Argueta, a founding member of One Everett currently living on Jefferson Avenue in Everett.
There are more than 25 candidates currently running for the Everett City Council, both per district and at large.
“One Everett is proud to host this event for our members and neighbors in the community,” said Rev. Myrlande DesRosiers, who is an Everett resident, Executive Director of the Haitian Community Services, and also a founding member of One Everett. She concluded by stating “It’s our goal as an organization to provide the public with as much information as possible in order for them to make informed decisions on issues critical to their daily lives. What better way to do so than to have an open forum where we can discuss these issues with those who could potentially represent us.”