Wednesday, February 27, 2019
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
The City Club of Cleveland
850 Euclid Avenue Cleveland, Ohio 44114
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To kick off a yearlong celebration of its first 150 years, Cleveland Public Library's executive director and CEO, Felton Thomas, will provide unique insights into the Library's storied past to frame his vision for the future, including how a new facilities master plan will position "The People's University" as the driving force behind a powerful culture of learning in Cleveland.
Friday, April 16, 2021, 12:30 p.m.
Last year, the United States commemorated the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment. Women and men of all races, ethnicities, and identities fought for—and against—women’s right to vote. The national movement that led to the women's right...
Tuesday, April 13, 2021, 12:00 p.m.
The crisis in Venezuela has been making headlines for years. As violence erupts in the streets, people without food, water, or electricity have been fleeing the country in droves. Unsustainable economic practices compounded by Nicolás Maduro’s authoritarian reign has created...
Friday, April 09, 2021, 12:30 p.m.
Cleveland Browns' teammates Andrew Hawkins and Joe Thomas are co-hosts of the popular The ThomaHawk Show podcast in addition to their current roles with NFL Media. An undrafted wide receiver out of Toledo, Hawkins started his professional football career with the...
Tuesday, April 06, 2021, 7:30 p.m.
In America and other Western democracies, older industrial communities are in a painful process of economic transition. These geographic regions were once economic powerhouses, but have experienced a decline in manufacturing, and a subsequent decline in local economies, property taxes,...
Friday, April 02, 2021, 12:30 p.m.
For the first time in more than a decade, the Democrats control the White House, the Senate, and the House of Representatives. Their majorities in congress are exceptionally slim, requiring them to govern and legislate with unity—which they don’t always...
Tuesday, March 30, 2021, 12:00 p.m.
This March, many Ohio students will return to the classroom for the first time in a year, after schools first shut down because of COVID-19 last spring. Teachers, administrators and parents have worked tirelessly to educate these students, but most...
Friday, March 26, 2021, 12:30 p.m.
Despite the attention paid to tech and gig jobs and workers, the manufacturing industry continues to occupy a central place in the American economy. For many, a manufacturing job provides the most promising path to job stability and upward mobility....
Friday, March 19, 2021, 12:30 p.m.
It has been one year since the COVID-19 pandemic entered Ohio. On March 3, 2020, Governor Mike DeWine announced the closures of events related to the 2020 Arnold Sports Festival to prevent the spread of the virus. On March 9,...
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