LWVBCC Video Recordings

LWVBCC Video Recordings


Several of our events have been video recorded by dedicated League members and posted on our "League of Women Voters of Berrien" YouTube Channel. To reach that channel and see a complete listing of the recordings, click here.

The following events are among those that have been video recorded:

July 31, 2023 Arthur Hirsch presents how our Favorite Natural Resource (Lake Michigan) can be preserved and protected before it's too late. Microplastics in the Great Lakes is an emerging water quality issue that has a hugepotential of impacting human health and the aquatic environment. It has been estimatedthat microplastics are consumed by the US population at a rate of 5 grams per week -- theweight of a credit card.  Microplastics are an emerging water quality problem in theGreat Lakes and affect our quality of life and threaten our state economy and our valuable waterresources.  Art Hirsch Is a former environmental consultant with over 30 years of experience. click here.

June 22, 2023 Ken James speaks at the League's annual dinner meeting on May 23, 2023, at the Tower Hill Conference Center, Sawyer MI.  James is the Chief Diversity Officer for Muskegon Community College. To view the video click here.

May 23, 2023  Marcy Hamilton, Deputy Executive Director and Senior Planner for the Southwest Michigan Planning Commission, introduces viewers to the watersheds of Berrien and Cass Counties and discusses projects designed to protect and improve local water resources.  To see the video, click here.

March 21, 2019 John Austin . Director of Michigan Economic Center and past member and president of Michigan Board of Education, addresses this question: How can Michigan and the Midwest grow new businesses and jobs in today's economic reality? To view the video click here

October 11, 2018: Paula Manley, LWVMI, discusses the pros and cons of ballot proposals that will be on the ballot in November. To view the video, click here.

July 11, 2018, Margaret Leary, LWVMI, addresses the history and consequences of gerrymandering in Michigan. To view the video, click here.

May 15, 2018 Chris Thomas, who for 36 years served as Michigan's Director of Elections, speaks on Michigan's decentralized election administration system, the security of election administration programs, best practices for training and managing election day workers, and what citizens can do to enhance ballot security and much more. To view the video click here

February 21, 2018 --Linda Strohl, Exec. Dir., Senior Nutrition Services, Meals on Wheels, discusses their role in southwestern Michigan and the services they provide which have far-reaching benefits for a wide variety of citizens -- especially senior citizens. You may watch a video recording of the presentation by clicking here.

October 5, 2017 -- Hon. Charles T. LaSata, Presiding Judge, Berrien County, Michigan, leads a public forum on "Specialty Courts in Berrien County--Healing Victims and Offenders." The forum, sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Berrien and Cass Counties (LWVBCC). See video by clicking here

March 17, 2017 -- Carl Macpherson, new Public Defender in Berrien County, Michigan, describes his background, the birth of his organization and how it fits with our local judicial system. To view the video click here


Candidate Forums for State and Local Office

Debate between candidates for Michigan House District 59 https://youtu.be/VWlJCR22gPU

Candidates for Three Oaks Trustees (https://youtu.be/7IuJslm9TuQ)

House Districts 78 and 79 Forum Video https://youtu.be/JszbeDoOszc

House District 59 Forum Video https://youtu.be/zPdaZmtUMuY

43rd Judicial Circuit Court Forum Video https://youtu.be/c4Q1RcJJnkM

Niles Mayor Forum Video https://youtu.be/p8jt65gV8Xk