The purpose of the Ojai Chautauqua is to engage Ventura County in civil discourse about controversial and highly passionate subjects. We were pleased to offer two events this fall, both on the coming Presidential Election. The first took place on Saturday, September 17th, and the second was Saturday, October 8th. Watch the panel discussions at right.
The followong panelists appeared on the 2016 panels (September 17th and October 8th):
Gail Becker -
Former senior global executive at Edelman Worldwide.
Brian Calle -
Opinion editor of the Los Angeles Daily News.
Jeff Greenfield -
Award-winning television journalist and author.
Cinny Kennard -
Executive Director of the Annenberg Foundation
Steve Lopez -
Los Angeles Times columnist
Larry Mantle -
Longtime host of “Airtalk” on KPCC.
Adam Nagourney -
National Political Reporter and LA Bureau Chief for the New York Times.
Conan Nolan -
KNBC political editor and host of weekly “News Conference” program.
Bill Schneider -
Professor of Communications at UCLA and longtime CNN commentator.
Roberto Suro -
Professor at USC and Director of the Tomas Rivera Policy Institute.
Moderator - Dan Schnur
Director, Jesse M. Unruh Institute of Politics at USC and the former chairman of the California Fair Political Practices Commission.