Gathering of the Women

A Conversation with SC District #19 Senate Candidates

Gathering of the Women

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(Columbia, SC) – The Social Action Committee of the Richland County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., in collaboration with the Columbia (SC) Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc, National Council of Negro Women (NCNW), The League of Women Voters (LWV) of the Columbia area, and Every BlackGirl, Inc. will host a candidates forum on Thursday, October 19, 2023 at 7:00pm at The Brook Church, 8328 Parklane Road, Columbia, SC 29223. 

This forum will host candidates running for the District 19 Senate Seat and will focus on issues pertinent to women residing in that district. It will provide an opportunity for the residents of the district to meet the candidates and hear their plans for the district.

Darci Strickland and Thelisha Eaddy will moderate the forum and questions posed to the candidates will be taken from the community. The goal is to ensure that members of the community are educated so they may make an informed decision when going to the polls on October 24, 2023.

Invited candidates include Johnnie Cordero, Michael Addison, Tameika Isaac Devine, Chris Nelums, Javar Juarez, Representative Kambrell Garvin, and Kizzie Small.

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. is a 501© (7) non-profit and non-partisan organization. NCNW, EBG, and LWV are non-partisan organizations. All candidates (Republicans, Democrats, or Independents) running for Senator of District 19 were invited to participate. The organizations do not endorse candidates. more information about this event, contact Zenata Donaldson at You may also visit the website at for more information on the Sorority.

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