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Election Issues on the November Ballot

 Thursday October 25, 2018, 12:00 Noon, Christ Church Cathedral Forum Room, 318 East Fourth Street

   

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 Announcements

Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018
“Charting the City’s Future:
The Pros and Cons of the Proposed Charter Amendments”
At First Unitarian Church, 536 Linton Street in Avondale off Reading Rd.

Doors open at 6:30 pm for light snacks and socializing. Program begins at 7 pm.
Don Mooney, Carolyn Miller, and City Council proponents of three Council terms will present on several proposed amendments . CLICK HERE  for flyer


Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018, Noon

Halloween Event-The Horrors of Money in Politics

 Mt. Auburn Presbyterian Church, Geier Room CLICK HERE for flyer

 

Past Forums

Forum Focuses on  What do voters need to know about Issue I before they go to the polls this fall? 

Thursday, October 11,  2018

What do voters need to know about Issue I before they go to the polls this fall? At the next Community Issues Forum, Elizabeth Hopkins, Staff Lead for Project AMOS, will review the content of this proposed Amendment to the Ohio Constitution and its intent to reform the criminal justice system’s reliance on sentencing people to prison terms. (Project AMOS is an interfaith coalition of fifty congregations that focuses on racial and social justice issues.)  This luncheon Forum take place at 12:00 noon, Thursdays October 11th, Christ Church Cathedral  Forum Room (Third Floor), 318 East Fourth Street.


Forum Focuses on   “What are the critical issues that candidates running for office this fall need to address?

Thursday, September 27,  2018

What are the critical issues that candidates running for office this fall need to address? At the next Community Issues Forum, a panel of community leaders will spell out some of the problems and policies that local, state and national candidates should be talking to voters about. The panel includes John E. Schrider, Jr.,  Attorney at Law/Director Legal Aid Society of Southwest Ohio, Michelle Dillingham, Executive Director of Community Shares, Paul Breidenbach representing  the Cincinnati Interfaith Workers Center, and D. David Altman, an environmental attorney who specializes in defending average citizens.

Forum Focuses on Protecting Voting Rights And Focusing On Efforts To Register And Motivate People To Vote  

Thursday, September 13,  2018

The Community Issues Forum kicks off its new season with a forum focusing on voting rights and local efforts to register and motivate people to vote. Cosponsored by the Voter Engagement Coordination Campaign, this forum will feature a panel including Elizabeth Brown, Co-President, the League of Women Voters of the Cincinnati Area, Carol Womeldorf of the Ohio Poor People’s Campaign, Catherine Turcer, Director of Common Cause/Ohio, and Amy Teitelman, Regional Director of For Our Future Fund.