Dissect the Vote
To analyze how the results of the election might affect civil liberties in Ohio and across the United States, the ACLU of Ohio will host a panel of experts for Election Dissection 2006. The program is at 7p.m. Nov. 15 at St. John's Unitarian Universalist Church in Clifton. Speakers include Nancy Minson, president of the Women's Political Caucus of Cincinnati; Jason Riveiro, president of the League of United Latin American Citizens of Cincinnati; and Gary Wright, president of Equality Cincinnati. Admission is free.
Confused about Ballot Issues?
The Woman's City Club hosts a forum on statewide ballot issues and the proposed Hamilton County jail tax. The program is from 7-9 p.m. Oct. 25 at Mt. Auburn Presbyterian Church, 103 Wm. Howard Taft Road. Admission is free. For more information, call 513-751-0100.
Pepper With Your Coffee?
Brian Garry, Lisa Storie and Charlie Wallner host a gathering for David Pepper, Democratic candidate for Hamilton County commissioner, at 7 p.m. Oct. 27 at Sitwell's Coffee House in Clifton. The program includes live music and hors d'oeuvres.
Build a New World
Xavier University's second annual Vision of Hope speaker series is based on the theme, "Five Pillars of a New World Building," explored in a video by Benjamin J. Urmston, S.J., director of Peace and Justice Programs at XU. Each session meets from 7-9 p.m. The topics are "Democratic World Order," Jan. 22, in the Schiff Family Conference Center at the Cintas Center; "Human Rights," Feb. 11 in the Schiff Family Conference Center; and "Nonviolence," March 19, in a location to be announced. Admission is free.
The Mayor's Available
Mayor's Night In is a program that invites citizens into the office of Mayor Mark Mallory Office to talk about whatever is on their minds. The schedule is 5-7 p.m. Tuesdays, Nov. 4 and 15 and Dec. 5 and 19.
Teen Legal Clinics
The Teen Legal Clinic, staffed by an attorney from the Children's Law Center, is open from 2-5 p.m. Wednesdays at Visions Community Services, 425 Ezzard Charles Drive, and 2-5 p.m. Thursdays at Victory Neighborhood Services Agency, Inc. 736 McMillan St.