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
Missed a forum? Curious about that speaker your friends keep talking about? Have a favorite speaker whose message continually inspires you? You’re in luck – all of our past forums are here.
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...
Friday, October 21, 2016, 12:00 p.m.
Almost one year ago, The Plain Dealer began a series chronicling Cleveland's legacy of lead poising and how it connected with current concerns about education and violence among youth. The problem isn't new. Since 2000, approximately 40,000 children in Cuyahoga...
Thursday, October 20, 2016, 6:30 p.m.
Rob Portman (R) and Ted Strickland (D), candidates for the Ohio U.S. Senate, participate in a debate moderated by WEWS-TV anchor Danita Harris and Statehouse News Bureau Chief Karen Kasler. Tickets are free (limit two per person) and registration is required.
Wednesday, October 19, 2016, 12:00 p.m.
This program has been cancelled. Three seats on the Ohio Supreme Court are on this year's general election ballot. One, the seat occupied by Chief Justice Maureen O'Connor, is unopposed; the other two seats are contested. Once elected, justices serve a...
Monday, October 17, 2016, 5:00 p.m.
Join us for a chance to hear from congressional candidates vying for seats in the 9th, 11th, 14th and 16th districts. Incumbents in these races have declined to participate. Tickets are free, but registration is required.
Friday, October 14, 2016, 12:00 p.m.
Studies have found that nearly half of American men who grew up in households with incomes in the bottom 20 percent never rise out of poverty—half as many as in other wealthy countries. The reason is the debilitating nature of...
Thursday, October 13, 2016, 4:00 p.m.
A diagnosis of Alzheimer's or dementia is among the most worrisome challenges of aging. Those who struggle with these diseases often become a shadow of their former selves. In worst case scenarios, the transformation results in violent tendencies in loved...
Wednesday, October 12, 2016, 12:00 p.m.
According to Livable City, public transportation, bikeability, and walkability are key factors in creating liveable cities that attract new citizens and increase productivity, as well as energy efficiency. Nowhere is this more evident than in New York. It has the largest...
Friday, October 07, 2016, 3:00 p.m.
On September 19, the City Club hosted a forum with local leaders on the past, present, and future of Hough. Uniquely situated between the rapidly expanding Downtown and Uptown, and the recipient of important historic investments, Hough is primed for...
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