With the New Orleans municipal elections little more than a month away, civic and advocacy organizations have been hosting forums to give candidates the chance to sound off on key issues.
More than 50 candidates have signed up for the mayoral, City Council and other races.
Below is a running list of events they may attend.
Sept. 19, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Mayoral candidate forum, sponsored by the Louisiana Landmarks Society and Preservation Resource Center
Loyola University, Nunemaker Auditorium (Monroe Hall, 3rd Floor)
6363 St. Charles Ave.
Free parking at West Road Parking Garage deck
Topics: housing costs and density, short-term rentals and the impact of tourism on neighborhoods, enforcement of the master plan and zoning law, preservation and its economic effect, transportation and infrastructure.
Sept. 20, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
City Council candidate forum, sponsored by the Alliance for Affordable Energy
New Orleans Public Library
219 Loyola Ave.
Topics: energy issues
Sept. 28, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m
City Council District B candidate forum, sponsored by Friends of the Lafitte Greenway, Mid-City Biz, Mid-City Neighborhood Organization and Tulane Canal Neighborhood Association
Crescent Care, 2nd Floor conference room
2601 Tulane Ave.
More to come.