Friday, December 04, 2020
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
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.
There is no institution more critical in the fight for racial equity than education. Yet, our education system remains subject to the very ailments that perpetuate structures of inequity and exclusion. For example, in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD), Black students are 1.7 times more likely to be suspended than white students. Conversely, white students in CMSD are 1.9...
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,...
Thursday, March 18, 2021, 12:30 p.m.
Dwindling enrollment. Another look at the digital divide. Hybrid and totally remote learning. The pandemic has sent ripples through the education system in the United States, in many ways permanently changing how our nation’s children learn. Amongst these change, how...
Friday, March 12, 2021, 12:30 p.m.
For more than 30 years, The City Club of Cleveland has hosted the annual High School Debate Championship in which the top two area high school debaters square off in a classic "Lincoln-Douglas" style debate. Despite the pandemic, we are...
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