One Flint endorses seven Charter Commission candidates
Representatives of the Black Leaders Forum,NAACP,Women for Social Justice,Concerned Pastors for Social Action,and the Genesee County Democratic Black Caucus met to discuss the critical importance of the May 5,2015 Charter Commission election. Out of this strategic briefing an ad hoc committee entitled One Flint was established to formulate Charter Commission issues that impact the Flint African American community. Maintaining the strong mayor form of government was determined to be the highest priority. One Flint representatives interviewed ten of the thirteen Charter Commission candidates. The candidates backgrounds and interviews resulted in the following candidates being endorsed by One Flint;
One Flint: Rev Alfred Harris, Concerned Pastors for Social Action,
Raynetta Speed,Women for Social Justice, Woodrow Stanley,Black Leaders Forum
Frances Gilchrist,NAACP, Floyd Clack,Genesee County Democratic Black Caucus
We are urging Flint residents to get out and vote in the May 5th Charter Commission election. Polls open at 7:00 am and close at 8:00 pm.