Susan Arbetter, director of News & Public Affairs at WCNY & host of the Capitol Pressroom radio show was the keynote speaker. Arbetter discussed the importance of civic engagement during her presentation “Just Do It: Why Meaningful Democracy Requires Action.”
The Moving People Transportation Coalition received the OCL Study Championship Award for their work increasing awareness of I-81 related issues and how critical decisions on “How CNY Moves,” will affect the overall quality of life for all citizens.
The Consensus Committee received the 2017 OCL Levi L. Smith Civic Education Award. The Levi Smith Award honors outstanding citizens and organizations for their contributions to the practice of civic education and their commitment to citizen involvement in public affairs.
The Onondaga Citizens League unveiled its findings on the history of work in Central New York at the June 13 annual meeting at Drumlins Country Club. The yearlong study examines the present economic ecosystem and explores current and future job trends in our region. Study recommendations highlight steps toward increasing community prosperity by affirming the... Read more »