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Featured Staff Pick For the Love of Cleveland: The Geography of Gentrification
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Tuesday, July 11, 2017
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Cleveland Public Square
  1 Public Square Cleveland, Ohio 44114

Gentrification has become a point of contention among urban planners. Some argue that benefits of gentrification far outweigh the drawbacks, especially in mid-sized cities. Others argue that gentrification primarily occurs in mostly white neighborhoods, leaving minority neighborhoods mired in poverty.

Glenville, a historically African-American community, is poised for gentrification. It’s proximity to the cultural attractions of University Circle, Case Western Reserve...

Democracy and The Road to Prosperity
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Politics & Public Policy

Thursday, May 12, 2016, 12:00 p.m.

Democracy and The Road to Prosperity

Jon A. Husted is Ohio's 53rd Secretary of State and serves as Ohio's chief elections official. As Secretary of State, Jon A. Husted provides oversight of elections in one of the nation’s most hotly-contested swing states and is also the...

We Forgot to Pay America’s Water Infrastructure Bill
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Environment & Sustainability

Wednesday, May 11, 2016, 12:00 p.m.

We Forgot to Pay America’s Water Infrastructure Bill

Once every four years, America’s civil engineers provide a comprehensive assessment of the nation’s major infrastructure categories in the American Society of Civil Engineers' (ASCE) Report Card for America’s Infrastructure. In the most recent report released in 2013, America's overall...

This Side of Immigration: How Reforming Our Immigration Law Will Make America Stronger
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Friday, May 06, 2016, 12:00 p.m.

This Side of Immigration: How Reforming Our Immigration Law Will Make America Stronger

Throughout American history, the crafting and implementation of immigration policies has reflected the politics and migration patterns of the times. The United States (U.S.) began regulating immigration soon after it won independence from Great Britain, with early legislation favoring European...

Connecting the Humanities with Civic Engagement
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Arts & Culture

Thursday, May 05, 2016, 12:00 p.m.

Connecting the Humanities with Civic Engagement

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) is an independent federal agency created in 1965 and is one of the largest funders of humanities programs in the United States. Because democracy demands wisdom, NEH serves and strengthens our republic by...

Happy Dog Takes on the World: Puerto Rico's Debt Crisis
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Business & Economy

Tuesday, May 03, 2016, 7:30 p.m.

Happy Dog Takes on the World: Puerto Rico's Debt Crisis

Over the course of a decade-long recession, Puerto Rico has amassed a public debt of $72 billion, a staggering amount that the unincorporated U.S. territory is in danger of defaulting on in May. "Let us be clear: We have no cash...

Constitutional Challenges: Miranda Meets the 21st Century
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Politics & Public Policy

Friday, April 29, 2016, 12:00 p.m.

Constitutional Challenges: Miranda Meets the 21st Century

President Dwight Eisenhower established the first Law Day in 1958 to mark the nation's commitment to the rule of law. In 1961, Congress issued a joint resolution designating May 1 as the official date for celebrating Law Day, which is...

Untangled: The Critical Work of Raising Teenage Girls
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Healthcare

Friday, April 22, 2016, 12:00 p.m.

Untangled: The Critical Work of Raising Teenage Girls

Parents of teenage girls know that their daughters enjoy terrific strengths and face unique challenges as they move through adolescence. Though we often describe the teenage years as stressful, raising a teenage girl doesn't have to feel like a tangled...

State of the County
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Politics & Public Policy

Thursday, April 21, 2016, 12:00 p.m.

State of the County

"Our challenges remain daunting, but our opportunity to move to a new level of innovation and opportunity, to give all of us not only a sense of optimism, but a sense of collective purpose -- that is why I...

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