April 25 2019

4/30 DA Candidate Forum (Queens Chronicle)

Asian Pacific Americans Voting & Organizing To Increase Civic Engagement and 22 co-sponsoring groups are holding a Queens district attorney candidate forum on Tuesday, April 30 from 6:45 p.m. to 9 p.m. It’s the largest one to take place so far, organizers say.

It will be in Bellozini Party Hall at 72-11 Roosevelt Ave.

All of the candidates competing in the June 25 Democratic primary to succeed District Attorney Richard Brown are confirmed to attend.

The seven hopefuls are Tiffany Cab·n; Borough President Melinda Katz; Councilman Rory Lancman; retired Queens Supreme Court Justice Greg Lasak; defense attorney and former prosecutor Betty Lugo; Mina Malik, the former director of the Civilian Complaint Review Board and former prosecutor; and state prosecutor Jose Nieves.

The list of co-sponsoring groups includes the MinKwon Center For Community Action, Common Cause, DRUM, the New York Immigration Coalition, the Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce, the Caribbean Equality Project and the Asian American Bar Association of New York.