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The next Community Issues Forum will be on Thursday, February 9, 2023 in person at Christ Church Cathedral
 

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Next forum on Thursday, February 9, 2023 Noon IN PERSON and zoom at Christ Church Cathedral TBD

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FEBRUARY PUBLIC FORUM
via Zoom
Date to be announced soon.

– A VERY SPECIAL WCC PROGRAM –

A CONVERSATION WITH THE HONORABLE MAUREEN O’CONNOR, CHIEF JUSTICE OF THE OHIO SUPREME COURT (RETIRED)

The Uses Of Language In Promoting Or Discrediting Initiatives For Justice And Equity
(by Bill Woods for StreetVibes)

Language is the way humans communicate. The process of compiling words into sentences created the possibilities of a much more complex system of communicating with each other. The development of written languages extended these possibilities even further. It allowed for literature, scientific research, and very sophisticated ways of expressing our ideas and feelings. READ MORE

Past Forums

Forum in Person and Zoom Focused on  An Update on Hamilton County Government By Commissioner Denise Driehaus

Thursday, January 26, 2023 What are the critical issues confronting City Government in 2023?

What are the critical issues confronting Hamilton County Government in 2023? What should citizens be aware of in terms of recent County policies, and what is the Commission’s agenda for the new year? At the next Community Issues Forum, Commissioner Denise Driehaus will provide an update on County Government and discuss the long and short term problems that she believes the County needs to address.

This Forum takes place at Christ Church Cathedral on Thursday January 26th at 12:00-noon. As usual, time will be made available for questions and comments, and attendees may bring their lunch or purchase a box lunch at the Forum.

Forum in Person and Zoom Focused A City Hall Update By Vice Mayor Jan Michele Kearney

Thursday, January 12, 2023 What are the critical issues confronting City Government in 2023?

What should citizens be aware of in terms of City policies, and what are the city’s priorities for 2023? Vice Mayor Jan Michele Kearney will talk about the long and short term issues facing the City as well as reviewing recent policies implemented by the Mayor and City Council. As usual, Forum attendees will have a chance to ask questions and make comments., 2022 Noon in person and  via zoom

Forum in Person and Zoom Focused on Addressing Health Care Inequities In Greater Cincinnati- Part II

Thursday, December 15, 2022 Noon via zoom

Inequities exist in the delivery of health care services in Greater Cincinnati. At the next Community Issues Forum, Steve SunderlandSteve Sunderland, director of the Cancer Justice Network, discusses these inequities and the initiatives needed to address them.  Sunderland and colleagues from the Cancer Justice Network, a community based health navigation program in the Cincinnati region is striving to change individual and community health outcomes. This in-person and Zoom Forum took place at Christ Church Cathedral (The Forum Room) on Thursday December 15th at 12:00 Noon.