Date Topic Speaker
Dec. 13, 2012 Preserving The Safety Net: “A Faithful Budget” Sister Alice Gerdeman, Director of the Intercommunity Justice and Peace Center
November 29, 2012 Vice Mayor Roxanne Qualls Talks About The City Budget And Beyond Vice Mayor Roxanne Qualls
R. Qualls Part II
November 15, 2012 The Elements of Urban Youth: The View From the Bench Judge Fanon A. Rucker


November 1, 2012 Election 2012 –  What’s At Stake In Columbus and Washington, D.C.? Senator Eric Kearney, the current Senate Minority Leader, and Senator Bill Seitz


October 18, 2012 Proposed Four Year Terms For Cincinnati Council Members Councilmember Laure Quinlivan will advocate for four year terms, and Kevin Flynn, President of the City Charter Committee,
October 4, 2012 “Shifting the Focus to the Common Good in Our Currently Polarized Politics.” Melissa Currence, past President of the League of Women Voters, David Mann, former Cincinnati Mayor and U.S. Congressman, and Col Owens, Senior Attorney with the Legal Aid Society of Greater Cincinnati. Panel
September 20, 2012 “Coming To Grips With Hamilton County’s Budget Dilemma.”


Christian Sigman, Hamilton County Administrator, and John P. Bruggen, Hamilton County Budget Director
September 6, 2012


“State Issue 2: The Proposed Constitutional Amendment to Reform How Federal and State Election Districts are drawn in Ohio.” Speakers will be Ann Henkener of theLeague of Women Voters of Ohio.
May 23, 2012 Update on Core Change Initiative  Dr. Victor Garcia 
May 10, 2012 Cincinnati’s Interfaith Coalitions Advocate And Educate On Community Issues: Updates From Marcc, Amos, And Fcac.  Pat CoylePresident of MARCC (Metropolitan Area Religious Coalition of Cincinnati),  Rev. Nelson Pierce, Lead Organizer for Project AMOS, andCharles WallnerVice President, of the Faith Community Alliance of Cincinnati,
April 19, 2012 A Report Card On The Progress Of The Cincinnati Public Schools  Superintendent Mary Ronan
April 8, 2012 Plan Cincinnati: City Planning Director Charles Graves Reviews The Draft Of A New Comprehensive Plan Charles Graves, Director of the City’s Planning Department,
March 22, 2012 Voters First Ohio: The Campaign For A Fair, Open Redistricting Process   Sam GreshamVice Chair of Common Cause/Ohio, and Ann Henkener,the League of Women Voters of Ohio (invited)
March 8, 2012 The Affordable Housing Gap In Hamilton County: A Newly Released Report By Affordable Housing Advocates


 Elizabeth Brown,Executive Director of Housing Opportunities Made Equal, and John Schrider,Senior Attorney, Legal Aid Society of Greater Cincinnati
February 23, 2012 Family Homelessness In Greater Cincinnati: A Just Released Study Is Examined


Alice Skirtz, Chair of the Family Homelessness and Housing Stability Task Force ( the group responsible for the content of the study), and Josh Spring,Executive Director of the Greater Cincinnati Coalition for the Homeless
February 9, 2012 Privatization of Government Services Pete Mclinden,Regional Director of AFSCME Council 8, and Christian SigmanHamilton County Administrator
January 26, 2012 Presentation about the “Core Change” Initiative.   Dr. Victor Garcia  Part II Part III
Co-sponsored by “Elementz,”
January 12, 2012  Milton Dohoney Looks Beyond The December Budget To The Challenges Ahead City Manager Milton Dohoney,  Part II