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Generation XXI Votes
21 weeks. 21 stories. 21 votes. WXXI asks 18-40 year olds to share their thoughts about Election '08
Civic Sense
Overcoming Barriers to Civic Participation for Deaf & Hard-of-Hearing
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Voice of the Voter
A Your neighbors talking about the issues that
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Civic Sense
Congressional Forum for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Citizens
Airing on WXXI World (Cable 524, HD 21.2)
   Friday, Sept 26, 2008, 9-10pm
   Saturday, Sept 27, 2008, 4-5pm
   Sunday, Sept 28, 7-8pm

Recorded September 22, this forum is designed to help all citizens become more engaged in Election '08learn more about Civic Sense

Voice of the Voter 2008
Economic Anxiety: How will it affect your vote?

Saturday, October 4, 2008
   Contact: Julie Philipp at
WXXI's Center for Public Affairs

A diverse group of area citizens will discuss how the economy and credit crisis are impacting their lives. They will also meet with a panel including:

  • Kent Gardner, Cheif Economist at the Center for Governmental Research
  • Ruhi Maker, attorney for Empire Justice Center
  • Robert Manning, author of Credit Card Nation
Citizens will develop questions to pose to candidates during the Voice of the Voter debates learn more about Voice of the Voter