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06-13-2022

06-13-2022

Providing Hope to Our Neighbors

Mollie Brunk is the Director of the Be Hope Immigration Center which works with the Immigrant community in Dayton to offer low-cost legal assistance. Be Hope Immigration Center exists to provide hope to our immigrant neighbors. They seek to empower the immigrant community in Dayton and partner with existing agencies to strengthen the immigrant service network. Let’s look at immigration in our local community and see how meeting this need offers hope to address a portion of this complex system.

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06-06-2022

06-06-2022

Exploring the Arts at Wright State University: A Celebration of the New School of Fine and Performing Arts!

Dr. Dan Zehringer is the recently appointed inaugural Chair of the School of Fine and Performing Arts at Wright State University he will speak to us about the new school and the arts at Wright State University.

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05-23-2022

05-23-2022

Keys to Effective and Enjoyable Board Service:  The Value-Enhancing Board

Serving our community by serving on not-for-profit, community boards is important, rewarding work.  For board service to be both effective and enjoyable, members must understand their roles, and governance processes need to be well constructed.  Kathleen Carlson has had the pleasure of serving on the board of Premier Health as both a board member and currently as chair of the board. She will share some best practices on governance processes including during crises like the Covid-19 pandemic and our evolution to a Value Enhancing Board.

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05-16-2022

05-16-2022

Montgomery County Juvenile Court – A Judicial Perspective

Judge Capizzi will be retiring at the end of the year from the Montgomery County Juvenile Court having served 18 years on the juvenile bench. He’ll break down the statistical reality of who, why, and when parties use the juvenile court. He’ll describe the Court’s mission and detail the various services offered by Juvenile Court. Judge Capizzi will offer his thoughts on what has changed over his 43 years practicing law in Central Ohio and discuss challenges facing this community in protecting children and families while maintaining public safety.  He’ll answer questions as time allows on a variety of topics, including juvenile justice, the Dayton Dragons, and local, state, and federal politics.

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05-09-2022

05-09-2022

The Veteran’s ID Card Program

Recorder McClain will explain the importance of the Veteran ID Program and how qualifying veterans can obtain their complimentary card. As proof of honorable military discharge, the Veteran ID Card connects veterans to services, discounts and earned benefits.

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05-02-2022

05-02-2022

How the GWDI is Helping West Dayton Business Thrive 

The Greater West Dayton Incubator (GWDI) was conceived at the intersections of the University of Dayton’s (UD) most recent strategic visioning process and intentional conversations with Greater West Dayton community leaders. The GWDI is the first tangible outcome of these dialogues and represents a reciprocal relationship that can benefit all stakeholders equitably. This includes serving as a catalyst for generational wealth creation and inclusive economies in Greater West Dayton, while enhancing experiential learning opportunities that prepare students for a diverse and competitive 21st Century workforce and society. In this presentation, director Whitney Barkley will share the origins of the GWDI and why it is relevant and necessary inside of Dayton’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.

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