Nashville Mayoral Candidate Forum on Immigrant Issues -- Hosted by Tennessee Immigrant And Minority Business Group (TIMBG)
Nashville Mayoral Candidate Forum is hosted by Tennessee Immigrant And Minority Business Group (TIMBG) which was founded by Drs. Ming Wang and Galen Hull in September 2013, Moderator is Mr. Steven Hale who is Nashville Scene Staff Writer.
TIMBG has invited the following five mayoral candidates to participate:
Charles Robert Bone -- Attorney with Bone McAlister Norton; Democratic Party fundraiser; businessman, helped start over 20 small businesses, mostly in health care, technology and manufacturing.
David Fox -- Former Metro School Board Chair; represented District 8 from 2006 to 2010; former Tennessee Business reporter; until recently worked at Titan Advisors, New York-based hedge fund.
Bill Freeman -- Co-founder of Freeman Webb management and real estate investment company, a billion dollar business with 500 employees and 15,000 apartment units nationwide; a top bundle for President Obama's 2012 e-election campaign.
Howard Gentry -- Has served as Davidson County Criminal Clerk since 2011; served as Vice President from 2002 to 2007; longtime advocate for the homeless; ran for Mayor in 2007, coming up just 405 votes short of making the run-off.
Jeremy Kane -- Founded LEAD Public Schools, Nashville's largest school network, in 2004 and served as CEO; Executive Director of Tennessee Charter School Association; speech writer for Sen. John Kerry; taught American Literature, Government, and Economics in public and private schools in Nashville.
Issues to be addressed:
1. Mayor's Office of New Americans;
2. Pathway for New Americans;
3. Cities for Citizenship;
4. Community Organizations that support immigrants;
5. Nashville Police Department;
6. In-State tuition for undocumented Tennesseans-(SB
Time: 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Admission Cost: Free per Free