(Montpelier) –  A Gubernatorial Candidate Forum on Women's Issues will take place Thursday, September 22nd from 12:00 to 1:30 at the Vermont State House in Montpelier.

This non-partisan event is presented by the Vermont Commission on Women, the League of Women Voters of Vermont, and Vermont Federation of Business and Professional Women, and moderated by Anne Galloway of VTDigger.org, an independent investigative news organization.

The forum’s candidate questions were drawn from the public, organizations serving women and girls in Vermont, and experts in fields such as child care, pay equity, and health care.  In addition to prepared questions, there will be time for audience question submissions.

Live video streaming of the forum will be available through ORCA Media’s YouTube channel and live audio streaming via Vermont Public Radio’s Vermont House stream.

Visit the Facebook Event Page, women.vermont.gov, or contact the Vermont Commission on Women at 800-881-1561 for more information.  The forum is free and open to the public.