Empowering YOU!

In partnership with DATV, the Greater Dayton Area League of Women Voters is now producing a monthly program on issues at the local, state or national level. We hope you will find these programs interesting and informative. If you have any questions or suggestions for future programs, please feel free to contact our Executive Director at league@lwvdayton.org.

Voting and Vote Security

Host David Bodary talks with Sarah Greathouse, Deputy Director of the Montgomery County Board of Elections; and Alisha Lampert, Director of the Greene County Board of Elections. (Recorded Oct 2022.)

Environment, Water, Rivers, and You

Host David Bodary talks about ” Environment, Water, Rivers and You” with guest Leslie King, Director of the Rivers Institute at the University of Dayton Fitz Center; and Tessa O’Halloran, University of Dayton Junior – River Steward Program. (Recorded May 2022.)

Voting During the Primaries

Host David Bodary talks with Montgomery County Election Officers talks with Alisha Beeler Director of Greene County Board of Elections and Montgomery County Board of Elections Deputy Director Sarah Greathouse on Voting During the Primaries. (Recorded April 2022.)

Understanding Voter Rights

Host David Bodary talks with Dr. Nancy Martorano Miller, Ph.D. Professor of Political Science, University of Dayton on Understanding Voter Rights (Recorded March 2022.)

Understanding Our Connections with the NAACP

Host David Bodary talks with President of the Derrick Foward Local Chapter of Dayton Ohio NAACP. (Recorded February 2022.)

Protecting Honesty in Education

Host David Bodary talks with Val Lee, Greater Dayton League of Women Voters, Action Committee Chair and Dr. Karen Leith, League of Women Voters State of Ohio Board Member and Chair the State Advocacy Committee about “Protecting Honesty in Education”. (Recorded January 2022.)

Navigating the News

Host David Bodary talks with Mandy Shannon, MA, MSLS – Head of Instruction & Research Services at Wright State University. The program will focus on responsible news consumption through media literacy in an age of information overload.

Communicating Across our Differences in the Misinformation Age

Host David Bodary talks with Rev. Dr. Elizabeth Gish and Kathleen Gish Assistant Prof Sinclair Community College. (Recorded November 2021.)

2021 Election

Host David Bodary talks with Kenneth Henning, Southwest Ohio Regional Liaison Office the Ohio Secretary of State; and Sarah Greathouse, Montgomery County Board of Election.

Connecting the Census and Redistricting in Ohio

Host David Bodary talks with Catherine Turcer on Connecting the Census and Redistricting in Ohio. (Recorded September 2021.)

Meet new Executive Director Christine Corba

Host David Bodary talks with the Dayton League of Women Voters new Executive Director Christine Corba.

Water Quality to the City of Dayton

Host David Bodary talks with Mike Ekberg, Manager of Water Resources Monitoring and Analysis for the Miami Conservancy District; and Dr. Peggy Ann Berry, Advocate on Clean Water: Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments about “Water Quality to the City of Dayton”

History of the Greater Dayton Area LWV

The history of our local League is presented in the form of a play written by Executive Director Susan Hesselgesser, and featuring League members and friends portraying early League leaders and their contemporaries.

K-12 Education

Host David Bodary talks with Paolo DeMaria, Ohio’s Superintendent of Public Instruction. They discuss K-12 Education, and learning challenges in 2020.

Voter Services

Host David Bodary interviewed Jo Lovelace Hill who is the Vice President of Voter Services with LWVGDA; And Kenneth (Kenny) Henning, southwest Ohio regional representative for the Secretary of State’s office.

Poll Workers for the Upcoming Election

Host David Bodary talks with Secretary of State Frank LaRose and Andrea Cobb, President of the Greater Dayton League of Women Voters to learn more about plans for the upcoming 2020 Election.

Childcare challenges during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Host David Bodary talks with Carolyn Rice, County Commission, Robyn Lightcap, Executive Director of Learn to Earn Dayton and the Dayton-Montgomery County Preschool Promise, Kim Jarvis, owner of On Purpose Academy in Dayton a licensed child care center in the heart of Dayton.

Healthcare Issues

Host Erin O’Brien talks with Dr. Michael Dohn, Helen Jones Kelley, Sara Hackenbracht, and Dr. Matt Jones.

Navigating Political Differences

Host David Bodary talks with Tom Roberts and Chuck Curran about navigating political differences.

2019 Election

Host David Bodary talks with guests Tom Roberts, Director of Montgomery County Board of Elections Jan Kelly, and LWVGDA Voters Guide Editor Lucy Ann McKosky.

Food Security

Food Security in the Miami Valley Nov 2019.

Electoral College

League of Women Voters Electoral College discussion, October 2019.