Thursday, September 17, 2015
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
The City Club of Cleveland
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Jen Bricker was raised to never say the word "can't." Born with no legs and put up for adoption right after, one might think this an insurmountable challenge. However, with the support of her adoptive family, she challenged herself to become an accomplished acrobat and aerialist. To add another layer to an already incredible story, Ms. Bricker found out in...
Monday, February 26, 2018, 12:00 p.m.
As part of the One Community Reads program, the City Club's book club lunch will feature Pulitzer Prize-winning Evicted: Poverty & Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond. This book discusses economic exploitation, inequality, and housing - all issues...
Friday, February 23, 2018, 12:00 p.m.
In the prologue to Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City, author Matthew Desmond points out how completely ordinary and common the eviction experience is in most cities across the nation. Though his PulitzerPrize winning book, is reported from...
Wednesday, February 21, 2018, 12:00 p.m.
Despite being home to some of the most innovative healthcare systems in the world, American citizens' life expectancy is oftentimes determined solely by ZIP code. Citizens living in poor, primarily minority communities - whether urban or rural - suffer from...
Monday, February 19, 2018, 7:00 p.m.
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, one of the Trump Administration’s signature pieces of legislation, promises tax relief for the middle class, while simultaneously granting significant tax breaks to corporations. This promise has many wondering exactly how the plan will...
Friday, February 16, 2018, 12:00 p.m.
Throughout human history, artists are often the vanguard of social commentary, helping us see the narratives of our communities in new ways (think Gilgamesh, Frida Kahlo, Aeschylus or Toni Morrison). Whether on the stage, on the page, or elsewhere, artists...
Friday, February 09, 2018, 12:00 p.m.
When The Cleveland Plan was implemented in 2012, it brought various education changes, including an increased relationship between the charter school and public school systems. The Cleveland Plan wanted to emphasize excellence in education, regardless of the type of school....
Thursday, February 08, 2018, 12:00 p.m.
As sexual assault allegations continue to mount, the country is taking notice. As celebrities declare “Time’s Up” at the Golden Globes and TIME magazine announces The Silence Breakers as the 2017 Person of the Year, survivors of sexual assault are...
Tuesday, February 06, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
First colonized by Spain in 1522, Venezuela was one of the first Spanish-American territories to gain full independence in 1830. Throughout the next 150 years, under military and dictator rule, Venezuela became one of the world’s leading exporter of oil....
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