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The next Forum will take place on Thursday, March 2, 2017.
An Update On the Child Poverty Initiative with Speaker – Ross Meyer, the United Way
What is the status of “The Child Poverty Initiative” that was launched last year? At the next Community Issues Forum, Ross Meyer, Vice President of Community Impact, the United Way, will provide an update on this important local initiative to reduce the high poverty rate of children in Cincinnati. This luncheon Forum presentation takes place at 12:00 noon, Thursday March 2nd, Christ Church Cathedral Forum Room (Third Floor), 318 East Fourth Street.
Local Responses To What Is Going On In Washington, D.C. February 16, 2017
Even before Donald Trump’s Inauguration, people were organizing to oppose some of the actions that he talked about implementing during the campaign. In his first two weeks in office, the President has signed Executive Orders to begin the repeal of the Affordable Care Act, to ban most Muslims from entering the country, and other steps that would repeal Obama Administration policies. What are some of the local responses to these actions. At the next Community Issues Forum, Ismaeel Chartier, Imam of the Clifton Mosque, Michelle Dillingham, Executive Director of Community Shares, and Brennan Grayson, Executive Director of the Cincinnati Interfaith Workers Center will share information about how some of the organizations they are involved with are organizing in reaction to what is happening in Washington, D.C. This luncheon panel takes place at 12:00 noon, Thursday February 16th, Christ Church Cathedral Forum Room (Third Floor), 318 East Fourth Street.
On The Road To Police Reform At U.C: An Update On The Police Reforms Currently Being Implemented At The University Of Cincinnati February 3, 2017
After the shooting death of Samuel Dubose in 2015, the University of Cincinnati came under fire for operating a Police Department that seemed to lack proper professional training. Since that tragic event, the University has voluntarily launched a planning process to reform the training and practices of its police department. At the next Community Issues Forum, S. Gregory Baker, Director of Police Community Relations for U.C., and Robin Engel, Vice President for Safety and Reform at U.C. will provide an update of the planning process that will dramatically change how the University’s Police Department does its job. This luncheon presentation takes place at 12:00 noon, Thursday February 2nd, Christ Church Cathedral Forum Room (Third Floor), 318 East Fourth Street. VIDEO PART II, PART III
Issues Confronting Cincinnati City Government In 2017: Vice Mayor David Mann Reflects On The City’s Priorities. January 10, 2017
What are the important issues confronting City Council in 2017 and beyond? At the first Forum of 2017, David Mann, Cincinnati’s Vice Mayor, will address this question as well as assessing how he sees government’s role in future developments and plans for the city. This luncheon presentation takes place at 12:00 noon, Thursday January 19th, Christ Church Cathedral Forum Room (Third Floor), 318 East Fourth Street
Community Forum, Thursday, December 15, 2016, Noon, Black Lives Matter, an update. December 15, 2016.
Black Lives Matter has been involved across the country when it believes the police have violated the rights of African-American citizens. Locally during the past year, Black Lives Matter Cincinnati has been very active in the aftermath of the shooting death of Samuel Dubose and the murder trial of Ray Tensing, the University of Cincinnati Police officer who shot Dubose. At the next Community Issues Forum, Brian Taylor, a leader and spokesman for Black Lives Matter Cincinnati, will provide an update of the actions and agenda of the organization during 2016. This luncheon Forum takes place at 12:00 noon, Thursday December 15th, Christ Church Cathedral Forum Room (Third Floor), 318 East Fourth Street. PART II PART III
Efforts To Reduce Gun Violence In Cincinnati.Thursday December 1, 2016, 12:00
Gun violence occurs all too often in Cincinnati. In the month of August alone, seven people were shot and killed. At the next Community Issues Forum, The Very Rev. Gail Greenwell, Dean of Christ Church Cathedral, Mitch Morris, who directs the Phoenix Program for Cincinnati Works, and Ennis Tait, Pastor of the Church of the Living God, will discuss what is currently being done to reduce local gun violence. This luncheon Forum takes place at 12:00 noon, Thursday December 1st, Christ Church Cathedral Forum Room (Third Floor), 318 East Fourth Street.