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Community Education Town Hall Highlights Nov. 6 Election
By Cora Jackson-Fossett, Religion Editor and Jacqueline DuPont-Walker, Contributing Writer
Published October 10, 2018

               Dr. Dorothy Vails Weber (Courtesy photo)

AME SoCal Lay Organization event to feature state and county candidates for office

Propositions and candidates in the upcoming mid-term election will be vetted and explained at the Community Education Town Hall on Friday, Oct. 19, at 7 p.m.

The forum will be held on Lay Witness Night during the AME Church’s Southern California Annual Conference, which runs from Oct. 17, through Oct. 21, at the LAX Hilton Hotel, 5711 W Century Blvd., in Los Angeles. Bishop Clement W. Fugh will preside over the conference and Pastor Dwaine A. Jackson of Bryant Temple AME Church will host the session.

Town hall was coordinated by the Southern California Conference Lay Organization, in response to Fugh’s emphasis on education, said SCCLO president Dorothy Vails Weber.


“The issues and candidates on the Nov 6, ballot can make a difference in the quality of lives in this community, city, county and state. Nothing is needed more than an educated electorate,” said Vails Weber.

“The discussion will highlight candidates for statewide offices and the L.A. County Sheriff, and four ballot initiatives. Also, information tables will provide more details for participants on other other candidates and initiatives.”

Co-sponsors of the event include the Southern California AME Ministerial Alliance, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. – Southern California Region, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. – Inglewood, Century City, Los Angeles Alumnae Chapters, Bishop John H. Taylor and the Bishops of the Episcopal Diocese of Los Angeles, Islamic Center of Southern California, LAAAWPAC, The LINKS – Los Angeles Chapter, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. – Los Angeles Alumnae Chapter,

Los Angeles Council of Religious Leaders, NAACP of Southern California, Bishop Dr. R. Guy Erwin of the Southwest California Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church, Ward Economic Development Corporation and Women In Leadership Vital Voices.

Special parking rates are available. To learn more, call (310) 577-8530 or (213) 494-9493.

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