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Newburgh City Council Primary Election Forum

Thursday, May 2021


As we approach the Democratic Primary Election on June 22, 2021, the NAACP Newburgh-Highland Fall (NBHF) Branch in partnership with the Blacc Vanilla Cafe and Blacc Vanilla Community Foundation will host a virtual Democratic primary forum to enable the public to learn about the candidates running for office:

The Virtual Newburgh City Council Primary Forum will be held on Thursday, May 20, 2021 (6:30-8:30pm). The NBHF NAACP has acquired a longstanding reputation for conducting nonpartisan professional candidate forums for every level of government. Forums give voters the opportunity to judge if their candidates are knowledgeable on important issues pertaining to the office they are seeking, and it gives office seekers a chance to present their positions directly to the voters. We encourage all voters to attend. Your vote is your voice!

Please register for the forum using the following link:

If you would like to submit questions for the candidates, email them no later than May 20th by 2 pm to or


Friday, April 30th

Join us as we honor the life of Yadhira Romero Martinez. A gentle kind soul who's life was taken too soon in Minnesota.

Saturday, April 24th

Help support Newburgh candidates running for office!

$50 Guests

$100 Supporter

$250 Friend

$500 Sponsor

Sponsored by: Martinez Contracting, Delfino Electric, & Orange Hill Global Bistro

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Join us for an afternoon full of community members displaying their talent, while supporting Giselle Martinez, Newburgh City Council candidate for Ward One.

Ticket prices:


• Performers Only: Suggested donation $5**

• General Admission: Suggested donation $10**

• Supporter: $25

• Friend: $50

• Sponsor: $75

• Champion: $100


Buy tickets here: 

The zoom link will be sent two hours before the event begins.


**Interested in participating? Sign up to perform here:


Performers have the choice of sending a pre-recorded video or performing live from the comfort of their own home via zoom.

Saturday, March 13th

Picnic & Petitions

Help get Team Martinez on the ballot. Join us at Downing Park for a picnic on-the-go and sign our petition to get on the ballot for the June primaries. 

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