On Feb. 17, The Independent hosted an Edgewood Mayoral Forum at the Edgewood Community Center. Moderated by The Independent’s editor, Leota Harriman, the forum was webcast live, and recorded. A technical issue about an hour in means that the video is presented here in two parts:
Leota started working for The Independent in 2006, working her way up through the ranks. An employee buyout in 2010 led to her ownership of the newspaper. Leota has served on the board of the N.M. Press Association, and is currently its First Vice President. She is passionate about health and wellness, especially mental health, and loves making art. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.