Friday, November 03, 2017
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Ballroom A & B | Huntington Convention Center
300 Lakeside Avenue East Cleveland, Ohio 44113
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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 created Cleveland NOW! as his signature proposal to address the challenges of his time. Many of the challenges that motivated...
Tuesday, March 07, 2017, 6:30 p.m.
What role does art play when it comes to international relations? The poet W. H. Auden famously wrote “for poetry makes nothing happen” in his 1940 eulogy In Memory of W.B. Yeats. While no poem can be credited with stopping...
Tuesday, March 07, 2017, 12:00 p.m.
The election of Donald J. Trump and the Brexit vote are reflective of a rising tide of populism sweeping the globe. Both victories confounded pundits and the press as their prediction models failed to accurately capture the angst of a...
Monday, March 06, 2017, 4:30 p.m.
City Club of the Mahoning Valley: “The Future of Public Education in Ohio’s Cities.”
Friday, March 03, 2017, 12:00 p.m.
The Ohio Department of Medicaid continues to embrace fiscally responsible and innovative reforms that build on the progress made since 2011 to transform Ohio’s healthcare system so Ohioans can live healthier, more productive lives, and our state’s economy has the...
Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 6:30 p.m.
Join us and some of Cleveland's best literary minds for a discussion on notable 2016 books, book award selection, and the economics of prestige in literature. The night will close with our traditional Q&A. No pre-reading or homework required.
Friday, February 24, 2017, 12:00 p.m.
Even after a couple of decades, Northeast Ohio's startup community might still be considered to be in its early stages. This is especially true when compared to other areas of the nation where the startup economy is so integrated it...
Thursday, February 23, 2017, 12:00 p.m.
Eddie S. Glaude, Jr. Ph.D., William S. Tod Professor of Religion and African American Studies, and Chair of the Center for African American Studies at Princeton University, coined the term “value gap,” the “belief that white people matter more than...
Tuesday, February 21, 2017, 5:00 p.m.
Once the summer home of John D. Rockefeller, East Cleveland was a thriving three-mile metropolis just outside Cleveland's borders at the turn of the 19th century. It didn't last. Since the 1960s, East Cleveland has been plagued by industrial decline,...
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