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Community Forum Series
The WRVO Community Forum series brings together experts to discuss timely topics of regional significance. We invite you to join us for these lively events as part of the audience. Opportunities for audience members to ask questions follow most forum presentations. These events are recorded for broadcast on WRVO and for playback or download on any of your devices. Check back for upcoming forums and for archived material.
Upcoming Community Forum Events:
WRVO presents a community health forum on elder care in Ithaca this fall. Whether you're a senior, a caregiver, or you're planning ahead, join us on Monday, September 29 at 2 p.m. in the Tompkins County Public Library as we dissect the topic.
Past Community Forum Events:
Health forum: "The heroin epidemic: how it's impacting upstate New York" [June, 2014 in Syracuse]
Health forum: "Childhood nutrition and physical fitness" [May, 2014 in Syracuse]
Health forum: "The State of Mental Health Care in New York State" [April, 2014 in Utica]
Health forum: "Health care for veterans & the military" [September, 2013 in Watertown]
Health forum "How do changes in government funding of healthcare affect upstate New York?" [June, 2013 in Oswego]
What's powering your computer screen? [November, 2011 in Syracuse]
WRVO has also hosted community forums on public education funding, the science of hydrofracking, how veterans reintegrate into central New York, a debate between those running for mayor of Syracuse in 2009, higher education in the new economy, and federal stimulus in central New York. A list of panelists and more information on our archived community forum discussions is also available.