Thursday, November 10, 2016
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
The City Club of Cleveland
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After the attack on Pearl Harbor, President Franklin D. Roosevelt issued Executive Order 9066, authorizing the Secretary of War to place Americans of Japanese descent in internment camps. At the time, Fred Korematsu, an American born in the U.S. to Japanese parents, became a fugitive until he was arrested by military police, placed in an internment camp, and...
Thursday, March 31, 2016, 7:30 a.m.
The question "have you ever been convicted of a felony?" is listed on nearly every employment application in the United States. For the nearly one in three American adults with a criminal record, this question all too often means the...
Friday, March 25, 2016, 12:00 p.m.
Cleveland's public hospital system is in the process of transforming its main campus. The MetroHealth System will spend hundreds of millions of dollars on improvements to its 52-acre campus and continue working with community partners to improve the entire West...
Wednesday, March 23, 2016, 4:00 p.m.
It's no secret that the current momentum of Downtown Cleveland has prepared us for the Republican National Convention (RNC) in July 2016. How best can we leverage the international spotlight to attract new and current assets to the city's urban...
Wednesday, March 23, 2016, 12:00 p.m.
Historians mark President William McKinley's 1896 victory over William Jennings Bryan as ending a period of political gridlock similar to the one we're now living through. His election brought on a period of political reform and GOP dominance that lasted...
Tuesday, March 22, 2016, 7:00 p.m.
Known as a passionate new voice in American politics, U.S. Senator Cory Booker will visit to discuss his book, United: Thoughts on Finding Common Ground and Advancing the Common Good. Booker was elected mayor of Newark, New Jersey in 2006, and...
Friday, March 18, 2016, 12:00 p.m.
Until the 1980s, Americans generally expressed a neutral view of the opposing political party. This has changed dramatically as the country has moved toward hyper-partisanship. A 2014 Stanford University study found that politics - not race - is becoming the...
Friday, March 11, 2016, 12:00 p.m.
For more than two decades, The City Club of Cleveland has hosted the annual High School Debate Championship. While most high school students are watching basketball finals and preparing for spring break, these enterprising students prepare for the High School...
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