Tickets for Friday’s north Minneapolis appearance by Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders will be available at 4 p.m. Thursday, Neighborhoods Organizing for Change announced Wednesday night.
The nonprofit group is sponsoring Sanders’ forum about issues facing communities of color. It will take place Friday afternoon at Patrick Henry High School. No specific time was announced for Sanders’ arrival, but the doors will open at 4 p.m.
Tickets will be available at the organization’s headquarters at 1101 W. Broadway in Minneapolis. The tickets are free, but required for entry. They will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Those with further questions about tickets are asked to to e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sanders’ chief rival for the Democratic nomination, Hillary Clinton, was invited but her campaign said she’s not able to attend.
Both Sanders, a U.S. senator for Vermont, and former Secretary of State Clinton are scheduled to be in the Twin Cities earlier Friday for a DFL fundraising dinner, where they are both speaking.