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The next Community Issues Forum will be Thursday,  September 28, Noon. In person and zoom


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The Community Issues Forum at Christ Church Cathedral  on Thursday September 28th at 12:00- noon
Discussion of Railroad Ballot Issue

Should the City sell its Railroad? Cincinnati voters will determine a proposed initiative by City Government on this November’s ballot to sell the Southern Railroad to Norfolk Southern Corporation for a price of $1.6-billion. At the next Community Issues Forum at Christ Church Cathedral on September 28th, 12:00 Noon, Vice Mayor Jan Michelle Lemon-Kearney will speak in favor of the sale, while former Councilman Kevin Flynn will oppose the initiative. 

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Forum Focused on The Rise In Gun Violence Prompts New Efforts To Curb This Crisis

Thursday, May 18, 2023

A startling rise in gun violence prompts new efforts to curb it. At the next Community Issues Forum on Thursday May 18, U.S, Representative Greg Landsman of Cincinnati will discuss his commitment to working to pass positive legislation to address this crisis, while Jack Jose of Christ Church Cathedral will review ongoing local initiatives to prevent gun violence involving young people. ( Landsman’s presentation will be via Zoom.) as usual, questions and comments will be welcomed from attendees.