FRRC Partners With UCF And FAMU Law For Orlando City Council Candidate Forum 

- May 6th event includes every declared candidate on the Special Election ballot

Desmond Meade 

ORLANDO – On Monday, May 6th, at 6:30 pm, the Florida Rights Restoration Coalition (FRRC) will partner with the University of Central Florida, FAMU Law, and local community leaders to host a forum with the candidates running in the special election for the Orlando City Council’s 5th district. All of the declared candidates for the race have told FRRC they will participate in the candidate forum.

“This is an important forum for our community,” said FRRC Executive Director Desmond Meade. “The people of Orlando will benefit from an open conversation with the candidates concerning issues like jobs, housing, and public safety. We are looking forward to the conversation.”

Forum Agenda:  Date: Monday, May 6, 2024  Place: FAMU Law Building, 201 FAMU Law Lane, Room 240, Orlando, FL 32801  Time: 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

This event will be live-streamed. An RTMP URL and a unique stream key will be available on the day of for any outlets interested in including our live feed in your broadcasting systems. A replay will also be available on Facebook and YouTube after the event.

If you are interested in attending the event or have any other questions, please email [email protected]. About the Florida Rights Restoration Coalition FRRC is a grassroots membership organization run by Returning Citizens (Formerly Convicted Persons) dedicated to ending the disenfranchisement and discrimination against people with convictions and creating a more comprehensive and humane reentry system that will enhance successful reentry, reduce recidivism, and increase public safety. For more information, visit