Long Island Activists Endorsed Candidates Progressive Issues Forum

Meet the candidates

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Sunday, April 19th from 1 pm - 3 pm

A lively two-hour discussion and Q&A on three important topics:

Robert Buonaspina - Long Island Activists Steering Committee

Steve Martinez - Long Island Activists Steering Committee


Shaniyat Chowdhury - Candidate for Congress - CD 5
Melanie D'Arrigo - Candidate for Congress - CD 3

Skyler Johnson - Candidate for NYS Senate - SD-1
Joseph Sackman - Candidate for NYS Assembly - AD-15
Will Schleisner - Candidate for NYS Assembly - AD-2


Topic One: Covid-19 - Looked at from the perspective of how Congress has handled this pandemic and the President.

Also, examining the efforts of Governor Cuomo to date in relation to New York State’s efforts.

Sub topics:
The viruses impact on
1) Our healthcare system
2) Jobs
3) Housing
4) Surviving

Topic Two: Medicare for All/The New York Health Act

Candidates will discuss why they support these major pieces of legislation and what they intend to do about it once elected to their respective offices.

Topic Three: A Vision for Rebuilding America

We Are Not in Kansas Anymore

Post Pandemic/Post Trump - What does a Future Progressive America look like?

While this program is open to all, only paid active LIA members will be able to ask questions of the candidates.

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