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Featured Staff Pick On the Mindless Menace of Violence: 50 Years Later
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Thursday, April 05, 2018
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Global Center for Health Innovation
  1 St. Clair Avenue East Cleveland, Ohio 44113

On April 5, 1968, the day after Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated, Senator Robert F. Kennedy stood at The City Club of Cleveland's podium and delivered what is considered one of the most important speeches of the 20th century. In what came to be known as the "Mindless Menace of Violence" speech, Senator Kennedy spoke directly to a grieving...

The 50 Year Policy Legacy of Mayor Carl B. Stokes
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Politics & Public Policy

Friday, November 03, 2017, 12:00 p.m.

The 50 Year Policy Legacy of Mayor Carl B. Stokes

2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the election of Carl Stokes, the first African-American mayor of a major U.S. city. Shortly after the election and in an effort to initiate sweeping changes to improve the lives of Clevelanders, Mayor Stokes...

Why Wait? Early College: National and Local
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Education

Wednesday, November 01, 2017, 12:00 p.m.

Why Wait? Early College: National and Local

In 2001, Bard College established one of the nation’s first public early colleges in New York City and laid the groundwork for its national early college network, now including programs in Newark, Baltimore, New Orleans, and Cleveland. Based on knowledge...

2017 City Club of Cleveland Annual Meeting
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Friday, October 27, 2017, 12:00 p.m.

2017 City Club of Cleveland Annual Meeting

In the last several years, Americans seem to have a renewed interest in the protections offered by the First Amendment. From speech restrictions on college campuses, to censorship on social media platforms, to concerns over the future of the free...

Transition from Volume to Value: The Future of Value-Based Care
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Healthcare

Thursday, October 26, 2017, 12:00 p.m.

Transition from Volume to Value: The Future of Value-Based Care

The U.S. spends far more on healthcare than any other country and yet ranks 12th in life expectancy among the 12 wealthiest industrialized countries. According to a report from the Global Burden of Disease Health Financing Collaborator Network, in 2016,...

Ohio Ballot Beat: Issue 2
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Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 12:00 p.m.

Ohio Ballot Beat: Issue 2

Leading up to the November 7, 2017 general election, The City Club of Cleveland will be featuring conversations on Ohio ballot measures. Issue 2 "requires state agencies to not pay more for prescription drugs than the federal Department of Veterans Affairs...

Unequal Opportunity: Overcoming Educational Inequality
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Education

Tuesday, October 24, 2017, 12:00 p.m.

Unequal Opportunity: Overcoming Educational Inequality

There is arguably no more significant topic in education than the role of educational inequality - the unequal distribution of academic resources including school funding, access to books and technology, and qualified and experienced teachers to communities that are historically...

Why Border Enforcement Backfired
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Friday, October 20, 2017, 12:00 p.m.

Why Border Enforcement Backfired

For the last few decades, a key element of U.S. immigration policy has been border enforcement - especially along on the U.S.-Mexico border. Since the early 1990s, Congress has steadily increased funding for border patrols and authorized the building of...

2017 Cleveland Mayoral Debate
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Thursday, October 19, 2017, 12:00 p.m.

2017 Cleveland Mayoral Debate

Nine candidates competed in the 2017 Cleveland mayoral primary. The final two candidates are Frank G. Jackson and Zack Reed. Jackson, elected in 2005, is Cleveland's 57th mayor and is seeking his fourth four-year term. If elected, he will become Cleveland's...

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