COVID-19 and Women’s Leadership Around the World
Tuesday, October 06, 2020
7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
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In October 2020, the world will mark the 20th anniversary of the landmark Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security, which addressed the importance of women’s political participation for sustainable peace, among other issues.
This anniversary comes as the coronavirus pandemic continues to upend lives around the globe. For women, these affects are especially acute. In countries...
Friday, October 02, 2020, 12:30 p.m.
Dr. Eric Foner, educator, historian, and Pulitzer Prize-winning author, is often regarded as the “dean of Reconstruction historians.” Professor Emeritus of History at Columbia University, Dr. Foner has used his career as a scholar to construct a more truthful narrative...
Thursday, October 01, 2020, 12:00 p.m.
The November ballot will contain two proposed levy measures: Issue 68, a 15-mill levy renewal with a 5-mill increase for Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD), and Issue 70, a permanent 1-mill tax increase to support the Cuyahoga County Public Library...
Wednesday, September 30, 2020, 12:00 p.m.
The continuous struggle for human equality for Black Americans in the United States spans centuries. The recent Black Lives Matter protests that have followed the killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery by police officers are now being...
Tuesday, September 29, 2020, 8:00 p.m.
In July, the Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD) announced that the Health Education Campus of Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland Clinic will host the first presidential debate between President Donald J. Trump and Joseph R. Biden, Jr. on Tuesday,...
Tuesday, September 29, 2020, 12:00 p.m.
Sandra Williams is a Democratic member of the Ohio Senate, serving the 21st district—which includes the eastern two-thirds of Cleveland, as well as the east-side suburbs of Bratenahl, Cleveland Heights, Garfield Heights, Newburgh Heights, Shaker Heights, and University Heights—since 2015. Senator...
Friday, September 25, 2020, 12:30 p.m.
A hotbed of technological innovation, the very term “Silicon Valley” was born out of a need to describe the quickly growing tech industry out in California. Ask most people why the San Jose Metropolitan Area, which includes Silicon Valley, is...
Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 4:00 p.m.
We create community in shared spaces – in parks, libraries, gardens, and museums. By design, public spaces are meant to be the crux of a democratic society; however equitable access to these spaces has never been a reality. In the midst...
Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 12:00 p.m.
The term "back-to-school" took on an entirely new meaning this year as individual school districts grappled with the safest way to welcome students, teachers, and staff back amidst the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. In July, the Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD) made...
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