League of Women Voters | Rochester Metropolitan Area, Rochester, NY
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LWV-RMA is proud to share videos of our forums and podcasts of our forum panelists on Connections with Evan Dawson on WXXI-1370 FM

 

The Upcoming Elections

September 22, 2016

A presentation by
Dr. Timothy Kneeland, Chair and Professor of History and Political Science at Nazareth College

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If Susan B. Anthony were alive today...

April 11, 2016

A presentation by Catherine Cerulli, JD, PhD
Director, University of Rochester Susan B. Anthony Center

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Catherine Cerulli; Deborah Hughes, Executive Director of Susan B. Anthony Museum and House; and Mary Hussong-Kallen, co-President of LWV of Rochester Metro Area

 

The Pros and Cons of Paid Family Leave:
How It Impacts New York’s Employers and Employees

March 21, 2016

Our Expert Panel:
Blue Carreker – Organizer with Citizen Action of NY, Campaign Manager of Paid Family Leave Campaign
Greg Biryla – Executive Director of Unshackle Upstate
Larry Marx, Executive Director of The Children’s Agenda
Yvette Pagano – CEO of CAR Engineering & Manufacturing

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New York State Legislative Approaches
to Fight Climate Change

February 22, 2016

A public forum on four bills in the legislature
with expert panelists:

Carole Camp, member of the Citizens Climate Lobby
Sue Hughes-Smith, lecturer at RIT
Barbara Grosh, member of LWV-RMA and Mothers Out Front
Melissa Carlson, member of Mothers Out Front

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Click here for information about the bills that were discussed and letters for your New York State Senator and Assemblymember

 

Money in Politics: Is Democracy for Sale?

November 16, 2015

A public forum on whether it is possible to have campaign finance reform in spite of the Supreme Court decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission (2010)

with distinguished panelists:
Professor Roy Gutterman, Director of Newhouse School at Syracuse University
Scott Forsyth of the law firm Forsyth and Forsyth
and Sam Fedele, former Coordinator of Move to Amend/Rochester

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Nuts, Bolts and Monkey Wrenches of a NY State Constitutional Convention

October 19, 2015

A public forum on the 2017 ballot proposition “Shall there be a convention to revise the constitution and amend the same?”

with distinguished panelists:
Peter J. Galie, Emeritus Professor of Political Science, Canisius College and The Honorable Brian M. Kolb, Assemblyman of the 131st District and the Assembly Minority Leader

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Why Don't We Vote?

September 21, 2015

A public forum

with distinguished moderator:
Timothy Kneeland, Ph.D., Professor & Chairperson, History & Political Science Departments and Director, Center for Public History at Nazareth College

and expert panelists:
Andrea Cain, VP and Interim CEO, Community Place of Greater Rochester, Inc.
and George H. Moses, Executive Director, Northeast Area Development, Inc.

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The 5th Anniversary of the Affordable Care Act: Challenges of Implementation

April 27, 2015

A public forum exploring implementation challenges of the ACA five years after its enactment

with distinguished moderator:
Sarah Liebschutz, Professor Emerita, SUNY, Brockport

and expert panelists:
Brian Hetherington of Empire Justice Center
and George H. Moses, Executive Director, Northeast Area Development, Inc.

 

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