University of Pittsburgh
September 29, 1999

PITT TO COSPONSOR COUNTY EXECUTIVE DEBATES

Contact:  412-624-4147

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 30 -- Allegheny County voters will have three additional opportunities to meet and hear county executive candidates James Roddey and Cyril Wecht at the following debates sponsored by the University of Pittsburgh, in collaboration with the League of Women Voters of Greater Pittsburgh and other area organizations:

Tuesday, Oct. 5

David Lawrence Hall, 3942 Forbes Avenue on the Pitt campus, 7 p.m. Free and open to the public

Topic: The Future of Human Services for Allegheny County Residents

Moderator: Gail Peterson, League of Women Voters of Greater Pittsburgh

Panelists: Esther Bush, president and CEO, Urban League of Pittsburgh; Morton Coleman, professor emeritus, University of Pittsburgh; David Epperson, dean, School of Social Work, University of Pittsburgh; Margaret Tyndall, CEO, YWCA of Western Pennsylvania

Additional

Cosponsors: The Institute of Politics at the University of Pittsburgh, Urban League of Pittsburgh, United Way of Allegheny County, Family Services of Western Pennsylvania, Congress of Human Service Coalitions, City-County Task Force on Disabilities, and the University of Pittsburgh's School of Social Work

Monday, Oct. 18

CCAC South Campus, Auditorium Building B, Route 885 in West Mifflin. Free and open to the public

Topic: Economic Development

Moderator: Sue Brouton, vice president, League of Women Voters of Greater Pittsburgh

Additional

Cosponsors: The Graduate School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Pittsburgh, and the Mon Valley Regional Business Alliance

Wednesday, Oct. 27

USX Tower Auditorium, USX Building, 600 Grant Street (Concourse level), 4:30 p.m. Free and open to the public, but tickets required. Call 648-2215 by Oct. 8 for more information.

Topic: "I Should be the First Elected Chief Executive of Allegheny County Because ..."

Moderator: Carol Emerson, president, League of Women Voters of Greater Pittsburgh

Additional

Cosponsor: The Office of Special Seminars of the University of Pittsburgh as part of its "American Experience" series

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