Third Thursday Audio Presentations

Third Thursday are educational opportunities for our community and membership. Leaders in government, education, health care and other specialists are invited to speak with the League monthly from September to May.

Audio/Visual presentations are now available.

October 3, Forum, State House District 9

September, 2022, Garrett Epps, “What Has Happened to the Supreme Court”

March, 2022, Brian Rooney, Regional Economist, State of Oregon , Oregon’s Current Employment Situation and Forecast
  Brian Rooney – PowerPoint Slides

February, 2022, Jim Rondeau, KLCC General Manager, Preserving Local Journalism in the Digital Era

January, 2022, Kaarin Knudson, Better Housing Together
                             Better Housing for All – PowerPoint Slides

November, 2021, Alexis Biddle, 1000Friends, Goals for OR Land Use Law  
                               Housing and Land Use – PowerPoint Slides

October, 2021, Speaker Canceled

September, 2021, Bev Smith, Kidsports, Ex. Director

May, 2021, Cydney Vandercar, Education with Creativity and Care

April, 2021, Tod Schneider, Community Supported Shelters

March, 2021, Lori Erickson, OR Historical Society, Nevertheless, They Persisted

February, 2021, Sarah Medary, Issues facing Eugene in 2021

January 2021, Cheryl Betschart, Lane County Elections

November 2020, State Representative Nancy Nathanson, Challenges in the 2021 Oregon Legislature

October 2020, Dr. Patrick Luedtke, Sr. Public Health Officer

September 2020, Senator James I Manning, Legislative Solutions for Police Accountability

February 2020 – Robert Goldberg, Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific  Impact

January 2020 – Jessica Campbell, Rural Organizing Project, Building Democracy in a Time of Crisis

November 2019 – Dr. Jason Yonkers, Advisor to the President of UO in Native American Affairs

October 2019 – Nancy Golden, Improving Oregons Graduation Rate

September 2019 – OR Supreme Court Chief Justice Martha Walters

May 2019 – Chris Heppel, Eugene/Springfield Intrim Fire Chief

March 2019Rep. Peter DeFazio on Healthcare

February 2019Your Climate and Your Ocean Depends on Your Actions, Jane Lubchenco

January 2019 Eric Girvan, Implicit Bias,

November, 2018 – Voting Rights and Improving Our Elections, J Lowndes and P Southwell

October, 2018 – Patty Perlow, District Attorney of Lane County

September 2018 – Women in Science, Dr. Gerri Richmond

April 2018 – Paul Slovic, Decision Making in a Dangerous World

March 2018Immigration, by D Tichenor

February 2018What is Autism?

January 2018Ballot Measure 101 Discussion with Val Hoyle and Josh Balloch

October, 2017David Brewer, Retired Oregon Supreme Court Justice speaks on Civil Discourse

September 2017, Eugene Mayor Lucy Vinis

April, 2017 – Rep. Peter DeFazio

March 2017, SquareOne Villages,  Andrew Heben discusses homelessness and housing.

September, 2015Secretary of State, Jeanne Atkins

2016 – Eugene Mayoral Forum

Colt Gill –  2017

Sponsors – Paul Solomon

November 2016 – Aurora Jackson, General Manager, LTD