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Date & Time        Place        Description
Saturday, February 23, 2013
11:00am
The Phoenix, Cincinnati Susan B. Anthony Luncheon. Keynote Speaker, Elisabeth MacNamara, President, League of Women Voters of the United States
Saturday, June 15, 2013
Noon-6pm
5800 Red Bank Road
Cincinnati, OH 45213
LWVCA @ Cincinnati Juneteenth Festival 2013. Juneteenth is a nationwide celebration of the end of legal slavery in the United States. Cincinnati's annual Juneteenth Festival began in 1988. It's a family-based event with a a wide variety of entertainment (and a lot of it), historical and cultural attractions, organized children's activities, and, of course, great food. The League will host the Information booth.
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Noon
Cincinnati Bar Assn, 225 East 6th St, 5th floor Woman's City Club - Civil Justice Lecture/Discussion. The Right to Counsel in Civil Cases: Civil Gideon and Legal Services for the Poor

2013 is the 50th anniversary of the landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court in Gideon v. Wainwright regarding the right to counsel for criminal defendants who cannot afford a lawyer. As a practical matter, has the promise of Gideon been met? Should there also be a right to counsel in civil cases? Sponsored by The Woman's City Club, the Cincinnati Bar Association, BRIDGES for a Just Community and the LWVCA.

*Brown bag lunch - drinks provided*

Saturday, June 22, 2013
9am-3pm
Yeatman's Cove
705 East Pete Rose Way
LWVCA at Paddlefest. Volunteers needed for LWVCA booth at Paddlefest at Yeatman's Cove! Come and enjoy the great outdoors and have fun with fellow Leaguers! Whether you can do 1 hour or 3 or more, call the League office to sign up! (see the May issue of "The Voter" for details)
Wednesday, June 26, 2013
10 am-Noon
Potter Stewart United States Courthouse
100 E Fifth Street, Cincinnati
2013 Summer Tour. Carpool from the League office (leaves @ 9:15 a.m.) or meet @ Courthouse. Park in Fountain Square garage. Join us for lunch following the tour! Call League office to register. $5 donation requested.
Saturday, June 29, 2013
3pm after the parade
Sawyer Point LWVCA @ Cincinnati Pride Festival. The LWVCA will be at the Pride Festival, supporting the Cincinnati GLBT community, on Saturday, June 29. Fun begins at 3pm, after the parade. Celebrate 40 Years of Pride with great, live entertainment.
Tuesday, September 3, 2013
12:00 Noon
  LWVO All-Member Conference Call. This Month's Topic: The Ohio Constitutional Modernization Commission is reviewing the state constitution and contemplating changes, several of which are of great interest to the League. These include redistricting reform, voter rights, and judicial elections reform. Please join us to hear more about prospects for reform and how League can help support these efforts.

Call-In Number: 866-740-1260
PIN Number: 4691505#

(In order to anticipate the number of people on the call, the LWVO asks for an RSVP to lwvoinfo@lwvohio.org. It is not required; however, it will help LWVO administer the call effectively.)

Wednesday, September 25, 2013
7-8:30pm
Mt Auburn Presbyterian Church
Social Room
103 William Howard Taft Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45219
2013 LWVCA Ballot Issues Forum. This event is designed to inform League members, friends and interested parties regarding upcoming ballot issues. The forum is free and open to the public. Presentation of the November 2013 ballot issues will include two Hamilton County levies and a City of Cincinnati Charter Amendment. Visit our Voting Help page for more information.
Saturday, October 5, 2013
7pm
The Greenwich
2442 Gilbert Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45206
Cincinnati City Council Candidates Forum. Join us at 6:00 pm for a social hour with light hors d'oeuvres and stay for question-and-answer sessions with candidates for Cincinnati Council. Meet candidates before and after their sessions. An opportunity to submit questions for the forum is available through CityBeat.
Moderator: Kathy Wilson, CityBeat
Media Panel: Kevin Osborne, politics and government reporter for WCPO Digital; and German Lopez, staff writer, CityBeat
Cosponsors: LWVCA, The Greenwich, CityBeat
CANDIDATE SCHEDULE:
Session #1 (7:00- 7:35) Amy Murray, Laure Quinlivan, P.G. Sittenfeld, Charlie Winburn
Session #2 (7:40- 8:15)
Vanessa White, Mike Moroski, Tim Dornbusch, Michelle Dillingham
Session #3 (8:20-8:55)
David Mann, Kevin Johnson, Kevin Flynn, Sam Malone
Session #4 (9:00- 9:35)
Wendell Young, Yvette Simpson, Christopher Smitherman, Chris Seelbach
Session #5 (9:40- 10:15
Pam Thomas, Shawn Butler, Greg Landsman, Angela Beamon
Session #6 (10:20- 10:55)
Melissa Wegman

The schedule could potentially be altered as a result of candidates not showing to participate in the forum. In that event, candidates (in turn) could be moved into the positions of those scheduled ahead of them.
Tuesday, October 8, 2013
7pm
Freedom Center
50 E Freedom Way
CIncinnati, OH 45202
City of Cincinnati Mayoral Debate. Broadcast LIVE without commercial interruption on WKRC-TV Channel 12 as well as streamed live on local12.com. Moderator: Dan Hurley
Media Panel: Jeff Hirsh of WKRC-TV; and Lincoln Ware, Buzz Radio
Cosponsors: LWVCA, WKRC-TV, Cincinnati Enquirer
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
7pm
WCPO-TV Studios
1720 Gilbert Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45202
City of Cincinnati Mayoral Debate. The debate will be broadcast live on WCPO-TV Channel 9.
Cosponsors: LWVCA, Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber, Cincinnatus Association, and WCPO-TV.
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
6:30pm
St John's Unitarian Universalist Church
320 Resor Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45220
Beyond Civility: Side-by-Side Series with Greg Hartmann and Todd Portune. This is the first event in the 2013-2014 series and will feature Hamilton County Commissioners Greg Hartmann and Todd Portune.

Doors will open at 5:30 pm for a reception with light refreshments. The program will begin at 6:30 pm and conclude at 8:00 pm.

The Side-by-Side series is being co-sponsored by the Hamilton County Republican Party, the Hamilton County Democratic Party, the Charter Committee of Cincinnati, The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, the YWCA and the League of Women Voters of the Cincinnati Area. WCET and WVXU are media partners.

For more information, and to make your reservation, please visit Beyond Civility

Wednesday, October 23, 2013
6pm
Mayerson Academy
2650 Highland Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45219
Cincinnati Public Schools Board of Education Candidates Forum. Open to the Public. Eight Candidates (one incumbent, seven non-incumbents) are running for four open seats.
Moderator: Dan Hurley
Cosponsors: LWVCA, Parents for Public Schools, Women's City Club, Cincinnatus, American Jewish Committee
Sunday, October 27, 2013
7pm
St. John's Unitarian Universalist Church
320 Resor Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45220
Changing CO2urse Series: Local Solutions to a Global Crisis. Innovation in Agriculture: What must we change to survive on this planet?
Speaker: Professor Kathleen Smythe, Environmental Sustainability, Xavier University. Cosponsors: Woman's City Club, LWVCA and St. John's Unitarian Universalist Church

Agriculture may be the single most important and most ecologically disruptive development in human history. This session will focus on ways that people are creating new agricultural systems.

Monday, November 11, 2013
5:30pm
Interact Health
3805 Edwards Road
Cincinnati, OH 45209
Global Gaggle: 21st Century Health Challenges. Join the Greater Cincinnati World Affairs Council and discuss with international visitors from Bangladesh, Egypt, Oman, Saudi Arabia, and Palestinian Territories the opportunities and challenges within health care: public health, breast cancer research, diabetes, cancer genomic research, university hospitals.

Light drinks will be provided! RSVP Required: Email Michelle at mharpenau@cincyworldaffairs.org or call at 859-448-8984.

Visit the event on Facebook for more information.

Thursday, November 14, 2013
5pm
Sharonville Convention Center
11355 Chester Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45246
Discussion on Future Ohio Legislation Affecting Public Education. Future of Public Education in Southwest Ohio: The work of Prepare the Future Ohio + A project of the Faith Community Alliance of Greater Cincinnati through grants from the Procter Fund of the Southern Ohio Episcopal Diocese and The Murray and Agnes Seasongood Good Government Foundation

Registration 5:00 + 5:30

Ask your legislators:

  • Senator William Coley
  • Senator William Seitz
  • Representative Denise Driehaus

Question a panel of Education professionals

This program is sponsored by Woman's City Club, League of Women Voters of the Cincinnati Area, AIR, Inc., Faith Community Alliance, and Parents for Public Schools of Greater Cincinnati.

(COMPLIMENTARY FOOD AVAILABLE & FREE PARKING)

Space is limited to 150 guests. Please RSVP by November 11th via e-mail to fcacincinnati@aol.com. Provide names and phone numbers of persons attending. For more information, e-mail fcacincinnati@aol.com.

Tuesday, November 19, 2013
6pm
Public Services Building
1115 Bates Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45225
City of Cincinnati Open Budgeting Discussion. Do you want to help your city make budget decisions that reflect your community values? Come share your thoughts at an Open Budgeting session.

This open discussion, sponsored by the City of Cincinnati, will focus on how the City's residents, employees, and businesses can better engage in a meaningful, collaborative dialogue around the next City budget.

Pizza will be provided. Please RSVP by sending an email to PriorityBudget@cincinnati-oh.gov

Thursday, November 21, 2013
6:30pm
First Unitarian Church of Cincinnati
536 Linton Street
Cincinnati,OH 45219
Beyond Civility: Back-to-Back Series - Tim Burke & Alex Triantifilou. Voter Suppression -vs- Voter Fraud: Hear Democratic Party Chair Tim Burke, Esq., and Republican Party Chair Alex Triantafilou, Esq., argue the other side's position in a "reverse debate" on controversial voting issues.

Visit Beyond Civility.org to register and learn more about the event.

Sunday, November 24, 2013
7pm
St. John's Unitarian Universalist Church
320 Resor Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45220
Changing CO2urse Series: Local Solutions to a Global Crisis. Genetically Modified Foods
Speaker: Alison Aucielo, Food & Water Watch Cosponsors: Woman's City Club, LWVCA and St. John's Unitarian Universalist Church

Alison is Ohio's organizer for Food & Water Watch, and she passed the resolution in Cincinnati that calls for a federal mandate to label all Genetically Modified Foods. She will show excerpts from "The World According to Monsanto" and lead a discussion on what we can do to label GMOs in Cincinnati.

Wednesday, December 4, 2013
7-9:00pm
Rockdale Temple Social Hall
8501 Ridge Rd.
Cincinnati, OH 45236
A Forum on Fracking (Hydraulic Fracturing). Learn what Fracking is about - why some support it, why some oppose it, and how it may affect you.

Topics will include

  • Energy independence/Geo-political concerns.
  • Jobs - what kind, how many, permanent/temporary.
  • Community, environmental, and health impacts.
  • Government policy on clean water, air, local decision-making.

Moderator: Carolyn Miller, League of Women Voters

Panelists:

  • Michael Miller, Aquatic ecologist and water quality scientist.
  • Jim O'Reilly, Public health concerns and legal regulation.
  • Benjamin Schlesinger, Energy economist and gas industry consultant.
  • George Ten Eyck, Certified petroleum geologist & certified professional geologist.

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Email your questions for the panelists to frackingquestions@lwvcincinnati.org

Questions about the forum? Phone (513) 281-8683

Wednesday, December 4, 2013
7-9pm
Rockdale Temple Social Hall
8501 Ridge Rd.
Amberley Village, OH 45236
A Forum on Fracking (Hydraulic Fracturing). Learn what Fracking is about: why some support it; why some oppose it; and how it may affect you.

Topics will include:

  • Energy independence/Geo-political concerns
  • Jobs - what kind, how many; permanent/temporary
  • Community, environmental and health impacts
  • Government policy on clean water, air, local decision-making

Moderator: Carolyn B. Miller, Vice President, Program, LWVCA

Panelists:

  • Michael Miller, Aquatic Ecologist/Water Quality scientist
  • Jim O'Reilly, Public Health concerns/legal regulation
  • Benjamin Schlesinger, Energy Economist/Gas Industry consultant
  • George Ten Eyck, Certified Petroleum Geologist/Certified Professional Geologist

This Forum is FREE and open to the public

Email your questions for the panelists to frackingquestions@lwvcincinnati.org

Or phone your questions to (513) 281-8683

This Forum is co-sponsored by the LWVCA, the American Jewish Committee and The Edward B. Brueggeman Center for Dialogue at Xavier University.

Sunday, December 22, 2013
7pm
St. John's Unitarian Universalist Church
320 Resor Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45220
Changing CO2urse Series: Local Solutions to a Global Crisis. Screening/Discussion of "A Place at the Table" - a film starring Jeff Bridges
This is a provocative film about the growing problem of hunger in America. 50 million Americans + 1 in 4 children +don't know where their next meal is coming from. This film tells the powerful stories of three such Americans, who maintain their dignity even as they struggle just to eat in a riveting journey that will change forever how you think about hunger, malnutrition, and obesity. It doesn't have to be this way. This is a call to fix our broken food system.

Cosponsors: Woman's City Club, LWVCA, Sierra Club and St. John's Unitarian Universalist Church

Sunday, December 22, 2013
7pm
St. John's Unitarian Universalist Church
320 Resor Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45220
Changing CO2urse Series: Local Solutions to a Global Crisis. Screening/Discussion of "A Place at the Table" - a film starring Jeff Bridges
This is a provocative film about the growing problem of hunger in America. 50 million Americans + 1 in 4 children +don't know where their next meal is coming from. This film tells the powerful stories of three such Americans, who maintain their dignity even as they struggle just to eat in a riveting journey that will change forever how you think about hunger, malnutrition, and obesity. It doesn't have to be this way. This is a call to fix our broken food system.

Cosponsors: Woman's City Club, LWVCA, Sierra Club and St. John's Unitarian Universalist Church