NE Ohio Public Policy Forums

These engaging forums are held at various locations throughout the greater Cleveland area and focus on current public policy issues facing Northeast Ohio.

This series is co-sponsored by the Case Western Reserve University Siegal Lifelong Learning Program, League of Women Voters-Greater Cleveland, Northeast Ohio Media Group plus Lakewood and Cuyahoga County Library Systems. Corporate sponsor: First Interstate Properties, Ltd.

Lecturer(s):
Moderator: Rich Exner
September 12|7:00 p.m.

The 2020 Census will help to determine everything from federal funding for Cuyahoga County to whether Ohio retains 16 U.S. Congressional seats. It is estimated that every person counted in the census represents over $1,800 in potential federal funding .

Lecturer(s):
Moderator: Marlene Harris-Taylor
September 17|6:30 p.m.

It has been argued that women have been historically underserved in the U.S. with unequal levels of healthcare funding, research and with fewer women physicians. Is this true? Find out as experts discuss the current healthcare environment in Ohio for women and whether women are receiving their fair share of healthcare resources.

Videos from 2019 Forums

5/7/19 | Public Policy Forum: Making Sense of Local Judicial Elections

3/5/19 | Public Policy Forum: The Immigration Acts of 1921 and 1924 and How They Changed Cleveland 

2/26/19 | Public Policy Forum: How Can We Reduce Gun Violence in Cleveland

2/7/19 | Public Policy Forum: Voting Rights Forum: What Have We Learned About How to Run Elections

 

Videos from 2018 Forums

2/21/18 | Public Policy Forum: Opportunity Corridor ---will the opportunity be realized?

3/8/18 | Public Policy Forum: Consumer Scams. How to spot, avoid & respond

3/20/18 | Public Policy Forum: Redistricting and Gerrymandering in America and Ohio

4/25/18 | Public Policy Forum: Single Payer/Universal Healthcare- How does it Work? Could it work in the U.S.?

5/16/18 | Public Policy Forum: Women in Politics: How to get more women to run for office in Ohio

7/17/18 | Public Policy Forum: Ohio Gun Laws: What are our options?

8/22/18 | Public Policy Forum: Voting Issues in Ohio

8/28/18 | Public Policy Forum: Ohio's School Report Cards: What do They Really Tell Us? What Should They?

8/30/18 | Public Policy Forum: Recycling in NE Ohio a talk by Diane Bickett, Cuyahoga Recycles

9/12/18 | Public Policy Forum: How to Reduce Gun Violence in Ohio

9/27/18 | Public Policy Forum: Why Should I Vote What's at stake in the November Election

11/15/18 | Public Policy Forum: Chronic Pain in the Post-Opioid Era

11/13/18 | Public Policy Forum: The Election's Over! What did the voters say?

12/4/18 | Public Policy Forum: Plastics and Lake Erie


For additional Public Policy Forum video archives, visit the League of Women Voters Youtube channel