Making Democracy Work

Upcoming Events

This is a compilation of sponsor meetings and events for the public and League membersCalendar graphic. For details about any given event, please contact the event sponsor. All spaces are wheelchair accessible; please notify the sponsor of other disability and hearing accommodations needed. See our Calendar for a complete list of all Leauge Committee meetings and events. Click here for more 2017 election forums and debates information.

Date & Time        Place        Description
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
6:30pm
Mt. Auburn Presbyterian Church
Geier Room
103 Willam. Howard Taft
Cincinnati, OH 45219
Speaker Bureau Meeting. Come and learn how to educate the public on 2017 election issues - particularly the State and Hamilton County ballot issues. RSVP to (513) 281-8683
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
6:30pm
LWVCA Conference Room Discussion Leaders Briefing - September.
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
TBA
Cincinnati-Hamilton County Community Action Agency. Bond Hill
1821 Langdon Farm Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45237
Board of Education, Cincinnati Public Schools. Format: A panel discussion with CPS BOE candidates. Sponsor: NAACP
Thursday, September 14, 2017
6-8:30pm (Doors open at 5)
Cincinnati-Hamilton County Community Action Agency. Bond Hill
1821 Langdon Farm Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45237
Conversations with Candidates (Cinti City Council) Part 1 - Forum. Format: Rounds of informal and candid conversations with City Council candidates and your neighbors. Topics: Session 1A: Good Government- transparency, civility and engagement. Session 1B: Neighborhoods and Housing. Sponsors: Rookwood Civic Collaboration, CCA Community Action Agency. rookwoodcivic@gmail.com
Sunday, September 17, 2017
12:30-3pm
705 Pete Rose Way E
Cincinnati, OH 45202

Sawyer Point Red Bike station
Meet the Candidates Ride. Do you want Cincinnati to be more bike-friendly? Join Tri-State Trails, Queen City Bike, and UC | Sustainability Sept. 17 for a ride with Cincinnati mayoral and council candidates to make your voice heard.

This nonpartisan, beginner-paced ride follows one of Cincinnati's most historic transportation corridors, the Miami and Erie Canal. While biking the Canal Bikeway, experience the full spectrum of infrastructure for bicycles that Cincinnati has to offer: multi-use trails, protected and standard bike lanes, and shared roads.

The route is mostly flat with slight grade changes and occasional stops along the way. Meet at Sawyer Point Red Bike station, 705 E. Pete Rose Way, at 12:30 p.m. for a quick air-brakes-chain check. Ride departs promptly at 1 p.m. and ends at Washington Park. Ride is free and takes place rain or shine. Helmets are required. Spoke cards will be provided to the first 50 participants. RSVP before September 15 at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdHdEZafD6mv_YY2tsMtZtHsO-3BF0nQhjtvpDiyLX6HWReRQ/viewform. E-mail tristatetrails@greenumbrella.org for more information.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017
6:30-8:30pm
1225 Elm St
Cincinnati, OH 45202

Memorial Hall
A Candidates Forum on Historic Preservation. Join for an evening with Cincinnati city council candidates to hear their views on the role of historic preservation and our historic resources in the future of the city. Moderator: Courtis Fuller, WLWT. Sponsors: Cincinnati Preservation Association, Cincinnati Preservation Collective, Over the Rhine Foundation, Preservation Action. Event is free, but RSVPs are appreciated: info@cincinnatipreservation.org
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
TBA
Cincinnati-Hamilton County Community Action Agency. Bond Hill
1821 Langdon Farm Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45237
Cincinnati City Council Part 1. Format: Panel. Sponsors: NAACP
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
6-7:30pm (Doors open at 5:30)
Mt. Auburn Presbyterian Church Sanctuary
103 William Howard Taft Rd.
Cincinnati, OH 45219

(Enter by parking lot door)
Ballot Issues Briefing - Forum. What are the State and Hamilton County issues on the 2017 ballot? Explanation of purpose of each issue; then opportunity for a pro and a con speaker to present their reasoning - with audience questions. Sponsor: League of Women Voters of the Cincinnati Area. info@lwvcincinnati.org
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
TBA
Cincinnati-Hamilton County Community Action Agency. Bond Hill
1821 Langdon Farm Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45237
Cincinnati City Council Part 2. Format: Panel. Sponsors: NAACP
Saturday, October 7, 2017
9-11:30am (Doors open at 8)
American Red Cross, Cincinnati Area Chapter. Evanston
2111 Dana Ave,
Cincinnati, OH 45212
Conversations with Candidates (Cinti City Council) Part 2 - Forum. Format: Rounds of informal and candid conversations with City Council candidates and your neighbors on important issues. Topics: Session 2A: Race, Inclusion, Equity. Session 2B: Economic Development, Jobs, Transportation. Sponsors: Rookwood Civic Collaboration, CCA Community Action Agency rookwoodcivic@gmail.com
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
TBA
Cincinnati-Hamilton County Community Action Agency. Bond Hill
1821 Langdon Farm Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45237
Cincinnati Mayor. Format: Debate. Sponsors: NAACP
Thursday, October 12, 2017
5:30-8:30pm (Doors open at 4:30)
Niehoff Urban Design Studio Clifton Heights
2728 Vine St
Cincinnati, OH 45219
Policy Learning with Candidates (Cinti City Council) - Forum. Format: Interactive discussions with candidates, topic experts and citizens of specific policy questions. Topics: Race, Equity, Inclusion; Environment, Sustainability; Housing, Economic Development. Sponsor: Greater Cincinnati Regional Food Policy Council, michaela@greenumbrella.org or 513-541-1538.
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
5:30pm
Mayerson Academy
Mt. Auburn
South Banquet Room
2650 Highland Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45219
Board of Education, Cincinnati Public Schools. Format: Panel and questions with candidates of CPS Board of Education. Sponsor: LWVCA, WCC. info@lwvcincinnati.org.
Saturday, February 10, 2018
TBD
TBD SAVE THE DATE: Making Democracy Work Celebration Event.