Friday, January 12, 2018
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
The City Club of Cleveland
850 Euclid Avenue Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Missed a forum? Curious about that speaker your friends keep talking about? Have a favorite speaker whose message continually inspires you? You’re in luck – all of our past forums are here.
In the wake of President Trump's first year in office, 2018 is already bringing Ohio a dynamic election cycle. Betty Sutton's announcement that she will join the gubernatorial campaign of former Ohio Attorney General Rich Cordray is a reminder of the volatility of the political landscape. As the field of candidates of both parties widen and contract, we'll take a...
Monday, May 13, 2019, 6:30 p.m.
According to a 2018 article in The New York Times, private companies house about 9 percent of the nation’s total prison population, but a disproportionate share of immigrant detainees — up to 73 percent by some accounts. About two dozen...
Friday, May 10, 2019, 12:00 p.m.
Paula Stone Williams knew from a young age that she was transgender. But as she became a parent and prominent evangelical pastor, she feared that coming out would mean losing everything. In 2012, she told her family and started living...
Thursday, May 09, 2019, 12:00 p.m.
In February 1968, the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders – known as the Kerner Commission – concluded that America was heading toward “two societies, one black and one white, separate and unequal,” illustrating the country's economic and social division....
Tuesday, May 07, 2019, 7:30 p.m.
Systems that incorporate juries into the legal decision-making process can significantly impact a country’s political system, political culture, and society. Bodies of average citizens can function as powerful tools in educating, ensuring justice, and enhancing the judiciary’s credibility. They also...
Wednesday, May 01, 2019, 12:00 p.m.
President Dwight Eisenhower established the first Law Day in 1958 to mark the nation's commitment to the rule of law. In 1961, Congress issued a joint resolution designating May 1 as the official date for celebrating Law Day, which is...
Friday, April 26, 2019, 12:00 p.m.
Frank LaRose took office as Ohio's Secretary of State on January 14th, 2019. Prior to being elected to statewide office, he served two terms in the State Senate representing the 27th Senate District in northeast Ohio. As Ohio’s Secretary of State,...
Thursday, April 25, 2019, 12:00 p.m.
In 1987, then-U.S. Secretary of Education William Bennett called Chicago Public Schools the worst public school system in America. Swift reforms followed, including the establishment of The University of Chicago (UChicago) Consortium on School Research which conducts research that informs...
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