Mayors from around the country will respond to surrogates representing both the Clinton and Trump campaigns at a free public event slated Thursday, Oct. 13, at noon at SVA Theatre, 333 West 23rd Street, NYC.

Columbia, SC, Mayor Stephen K. Benjamin
Columbia, SC, Mayor Stephen K. Benjamin

Mayors of Baltimore, New Orleans, Albuquerque, Oklahoma City, and Columbia – as well as representatives of both the Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump campaigns – will participate in a public forum Thursday, October 13, at 12:00 p.m. at SVA Theatre, 333 West 23rd Street, New York, N.Y.

The "Keeping Cities Strong" forum on urban infrastructure under the next president -- and its importance for urban economic security and public safety -- is sponsored by the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service at New York University and the U.S. Conference of Mayors. It will be moderated by Errol Louis, political anchor of of NY1 News.

Surrogates for both the Trump and Clinton campaigns will present their candidates' views on infrastructure. The mayors from cities across the country will then question and discuss the candidates' positions.  Representing the Clinton campaign will be Edward G. Rendell, the former Pennsylvania governor and Philadelphia mayor. The Trump campaign representative is to be announced soon.

Doors will open at 11:30 a.m. (Duration: 90 minutes.)

The event is free and open to the public. RSVP is required; to register, visit https://wagner.nyu.edu/events/wagner-10-13-2016 or contact the NYU press officer listed with this release.

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