PR: Allen University Hosts Presidential Forum

For Immediate Release:

September 29, 2014

Presidential Candidates Justice Forum to be held at Allen University

Columbia, South Carolina – Allen University in partnership with the 20/20 Leaders of America, LLC, Attorney General Alan Wilson (R) and the former Governor of South Carolina – Jim Hodges (D) invites you to attend the Presidential Candidates Justice Forum on the campus of Allen University.  The historic event will be held in the John Hurst Adams Gymnatorium, located at 1517 Pine Street on Saturday, November 21 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

This unique forum will provide All invited 2016 Presidential Candidates the opportunity to discuss and share their platforms on criminal justice reform and community policing.  Registered attendees will have the opportunity to vote in a presidential straw poll.

To register for the event please go to the following website:

The 20/20 Leaders of America, is Led by former Hall County, Georgia Commissioner Ashley D. Bell (R), and Columbia, South Carolina City Councilman Brian D. Newman (D).  The 20/20 Leaders of America is the new vanguard of leadership, focused on practical solutions – not parties.  The organization has united the best and the brightest bipartisan group of black mayors; city, county and state officials; prosecutors; defense attorneys; political strategists, and police chiefs as well as law enforcement agencies from across the nation to elevate issues disproportionately affecting communities of color above partisan politics.


The 20/20 Leaders of America and Allen University has committed to engage All 2016 Presidential Candidates on the issues of criminal justice reform and community policing that will influence the future of America by the 2020.

We hope to see you at this event. . .

Allen University is a private, coeducational institution located in Columbia, South Carolina.  It is fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award baccalaureate degrees.  To learn more about Allen University, please visit

Press Contact:

Dr. Flavia Eldemire
Executive Director of Special Events
Allen University
[email protected]


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