Mark J. Salling, Ph.D., Director, Northern Ohio Data and Information Service, and Myrna Pérez, Counsel, Democracy Program at Brennan Center for Justice, speak about the population shifts and redistricting in Ohio in 2011.
Dr. James J. Zogby, President and Founder of the Arab American Institute and Author, speaks about his latest book "Arab Voices: What They Are Saying to Us and Why it Matters."
Blair Levin, Communications and Society Fellow, The Aspen Institute, speaks about the developing trends and policy shifts in media and telecommunications, particularly broadband. A panel discussion follows featuring Roy Church of Lorain Community College, Bethany Dentler of the Medina County Economic Development Corporation, and Scot Rourke of OneCommunity. Moderated by Lev Govnick of CWRU.
William G. Batchelder, Representative for Ohio's 69th District and Armond D. Budish, Minority Leader of Ohio House of Representatives address state budget deficits and other political issues in the state. Moderated by John Begala of The Center for Community Solutions.
Ted Gup, Award-Winning Journalist and Author, "A Secret Gift," speaks about economic depressions past and present and how they have affected the workforce.