Watch the Mayoral Debate on Low-Income Issues

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Moderator Brian Lehrer of WNYC.

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Moderator Brian Lehrer of WNYC.

The crowded field of candidates running for mayor have taken the stage at more than a few forums and debates in the opening months of the 2013 campaign.

Some have focused on business or education or housing. Two weeks ago seven of the candidates running for mayor came to the First Corinthian Baptist Church in Harlem for a debate on issues affecting low-income New Yorkers.

The debate was sponsored by the Community Service Society, 32BJ-SEIU, the Center for Popular Democracy, and City Limits.

As we reported on the night of the event, there were feisty discussions about sick leave and the minimum wage.

Here’s the full video, which you could also watch here:

At a few points in the program the moderator, WNYC’s Brian Lehrer, makes reference to a report derived from CSS’s annual “unheard third” survey of low- and moderate-income residents. You can read that here.

You also might find this handy: CSS’s digital candidate issue guide, which features responses from several candidates to important questions about housing and other topics.