NEO Public Policy Forums

Northeast Ohio Public Policy Forums –
Covering Important Issues For Our Region (2016)

Information on upcoming Northeast Ohio Public Policy Forums (co-sponsored by the Case Western Reserve University Siegal Lifelong Learning Program, League of Women Voters-Greater Cleveland, and other organizations) can also be found on the CWRU website (click here)


A look at the political crystal ball for 2018
11/16/2017 at 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Parma Snow Branch CCPL, 2121 Snow Rd
Parma, OH, 44134

Andrew Tobias, Cleveland.com, will moderate.
Panelists include:
Matthew R. Cox, lobbyist, attorney, political operative, founder and President of Capitol Partners
Michael F. Curtin,former Columbus Dispatch Columnist, publisher, author of “Ohio Political Almanac,” former member of Ohio House of Rep (D)
Mary Anne Sharkey, political consultant, former politics editor, Plain Dealer
Click here for event flyer



Videos of Past 2017 Northeast Ohio Public Policy Forums: 

For video of past 2017 forums visit our YouTube channel.

Wildlife in Northeast Ohio: Why can’t we all just get along – July 17

Transportation in Northeast Ohio. Where’s the Equity? – June 14

Fracking and the Impact of the Utica Shale in Ohio – May 16

East Side Development: Prospects for Reinvention – May 9
Slides from the forum:Moderator Terry Schwarz’s slides; Wayne Mortensen’s slides

The Foster Care System in Northeast Ohio. Is it Broken? – April 18 

The Impact of State Budget Cuts on Northeast Ohio Communities – March 21
A post-forum article “Public forum on state budget cuts highlights local government frustration” was written by Peter Krouse and published in cleveland.com on March 22.

The Proposed Merger of Cleveland and East Cleveland – January 31, 2017


Videos of 2016 Northeast Ohio Public Policy Forums: 

For video of these forums visit our YouTube channel.

Sports Stadium Financing in Cleveland – November 17, 2016

Relationship between Cleveland Police and the Community – November 15, 2016

Marijuana Legalization – October 13, 2016

Water Quality of Lake Erie and the Cuyahoga River – September 15, 2016

Redistricting and Voting Rights in Ohio – August 25, 2016

For video of the following forums click on the links provided:

2016 Republican National Convention: What’s in it for Cleveland? – May 17, 2016Click here for video.

Pre-School Education in Cuyahoga County – April 12, 2016. Click here for video.

2016 Ohio and U.S. Primary Preview – March 1, 2016. Click here for video.

Cuyahoga County Waterfronts and Neighborhood Development – February 9, 2016. Click here for video.

Your Money, Your Healthcare: Accessing Quality Treatment at a Time of Rapid Change – January 19, 2016. Click here for video.


Videos of 2015 Northeast Ohio Public Policy Forums – click here.