Wednesday, February 20, 2019
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
The City Club of Cleveland
850 Euclid Avenue Cleveland, OH 44114
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In the early 1970s, three African-American men―Wiley Bridgeman, Kwame Ajamu, and Rickey Jackson―were accused and convicted of the brutal robbery and murder of a man outside of a convenience store in Cleveland. The prosecution’s case, which resulted in a combined 106 years in prison for the three men, rested on the testimony of 12-year-old Edward Vernon.
In 2011, Kyle Swenson, then...
Monday, June 10, 2019, 6:30 p.m.
Scientists worldwide are in large agreement that global warming is occurring — and that human activity is the cause. Seventy percent of Americans agree, according to a 2018 poll from Yale University. Over the past several decades, efforts at the...
Friday, June 07, 2019, 12:00 p.m.
For decades, healthcare advancements have been largely focused on curing disease, medical therapy, and surgical innovation. These advances are only addressing 20 percent of the issues and as a result, life expectancy has dropped every year for the past three...
Friday, May 31, 2019, 12:00 p.m.
Earlier this month, the Ohio House of Representatives passed House Bill 166, the proposed biennial $69 billion state budget. Significant items in the budget include personal income tax cuts, more money for education, public health programs and children's services, and...
Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 12:00 p.m.
Dr. Jerome Adams was confirmed as the 20th Surgeon General of the United States on August 2, 2017. In his mission as the "Nation's Doctor," Dr. Adams is committed to addressing our most pressing public health concerns including the opioid...
Tuesday, May 28, 2019, 6:00 p.m.
In March, a coalition comprised of the Cuyahoga County Land Bank, the city of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, the Greater Cleveland Partnership, the Fund for Our Economic Future and others, unveiled Opportunity CLE, a strategy for taking advantage of the federal...
Friday, May 17, 2019, 12:00 p.m.
Despite being home to some of the most innovative healthcare systems in the world, Americans' overall health and life expectancy is often determined not by their DNA, but by their ZIP code. These social determinants of health —conditions in the...
Thursday, May 16, 2019, 12:00 p.m.
Development along Euclid Avenue between Playhouse Square and Public Square is nearing completion, providing a tangible model for Downtown Cleveland’s future. Known throughout our history as the heart of Downtown, Euclid Avenue has evolved from being home to Millionaires Row,...
Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 4:00 p.m.
The United States is experiencing a rapid and profound transition from an industrial economy to a digital, global, and knowledge-based and service-based economy. Like much of America, our city and region has struggled with this economic transition. The Two Tomorrows,...
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