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Featured Staff Pick Exoneree to Esquire:  The Journey from Fighting for My Innocence to Fighting for the Innocent
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Jarrett Adams was 17 years old when he was sentenced to 28 years in a maximum security prison after being convicted of sexual assault. After serving nearly 10 years and filing multiple appeals, Adams was exonerated with the help of the Wisconsin Innocence Project.

Adams' story is not unique. According to a 2014 study published...

A Shift in the Political Landscape: Black Women Running Cities
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Politics & Public Policy

Wednesday, March 08, 2023, 11:30 a.m.

A Shift in the Political Landscape: Black Women Running Cities

In 2021, Black women were mayors of eight of the 100 U.S. cities with the largest populations. It was a record number. In a November 2021 New York Times article about the rise of Black women mayors, scholar and voting...

One Community Reads: Invisible Child: Poverty, Survival & Hope in an American City
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Social Justice

Monday, March 06, 2023, 7:00 p.m.

One Community Reads: Invisible Child: Poverty, Survival & Hope in an American City

One Community Reads is a collaborative effort of the City Club of Cleveland, Playhouse Square, and Cuyahoga County’s nine public library systems to create a shared reading experience for the Greater Cleveland community. In this year’s selection, the Pulitzer Prize-winning Invisible...

Remarks from Congressman Dave Joyce
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Politics & Public Policy

Friday, March 03, 2023, 11:30 a.m.

Remarks from Congressman Dave Joyce

A lifelong Ohioan, and born in Cleveland, Congressman Dave Joyce graduated with his Juris Doctorate from the University of Dayton and worked as a public defender before serving as the Geauga County Prosecutor for 25 years. In November of 2012,...

Happy Dog Takes On FutureLAND
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Science, Technology & Innovation

Wednesday, March 01, 2023, 7:30 p.m.

Happy Dog Takes On FutureLAND

What is the future of Cleveland? And who will have access to contribute to its growth? It's clear the city is emerging as a tech hub, and rapidly growing its network of startup businesses and entrepreneurs. Yet, equitable access to...

The Blueprint for Ohio’s Economic Future
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Business & Economy

Friday, February 24, 2023, 11:30 a.m.

The Blueprint for Ohio’s Economic Future

Released in 2022, The Blueprint for Ohio’s Economic Future is a comprehensive report that focuses on the key areas for economic growth and improvement for the state of Ohio. The report focuses on six strategic areas of opportunity to increase...

Choice Matters: What the Evolving Political Landscape Means for Gen Z
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Politics & Public Policy

Thursday, February 23, 2023, 11:30 a.m.

Choice Matters: What the Evolving Political Landscape Means for Gen Z

With the political landscape of the United States is ever evolving, Gen Z is finding themselves asking, “What’s next?” Rank choice voting, the possibility of a true third-party contender, changing voting habits, more diverse ballots and more are issues now front-and-center...

Advancing Racial Equity Through the Power of Black Giving
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Local Matters

Friday, February 17, 2023, 11:30 a.m.

Advancing Racial Equity Through the Power of Black Giving

Black philanthropy is ever present, vibrant, and is deeper than just charitable acts of kindness or dollars. In 2019, The Soul of Philanthropy Cleveland (TSOPCLE) vividly displayed the power of African American philanthropy, and centered Cleveland’s Black community in a...

In Their Names: The Untold Story of Victims’ Rights, Mass Incarceration, and the Future of Public Safety
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Social Justice

Wednesday, February 15, 2023, 11:30 a.m.

In Their Names: The Untold Story of Victims’ Rights, Mass Incarceration, and the Future of Public Safety

Lenore Anderson has built her career on reforming criminal justice, both in her previous position as chief of policy in the San Francisco District Attorney's Office and in her current role as co-founder and president of Alliance for Safety and...

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