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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...

State of the City
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Politics & Public Policy

Wednesday, March 04, 2015, 12:00 p.m.

State of the City

​Online registration is now closed. Please call the City Club office at 216.621.0082 for ticket availability.  "Everything we do as a city, whether neighborhood service delivery or economic development and investment, should have direct benefit for our residents, our companies...

Happy Dog Takes on The World: Israel and Palestine - Where are Things Headed Now?
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Politics & Public Policy

Tuesday, March 03, 2015, 6:30 p.m.

Happy Dog Takes on The World: Israel and Palestine - Where are Things Headed Now?

One of the world’s most important and persistent conflicts, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, has undergone important shifts in recent years. The American-led peace process has officially failed. Last summer’s violence ended with few possibilities for a lasting resolution. Meanwhile, political trends...

A Plan for Growth: Ohio and the Next State Budget
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Friday, February 27, 2015, 12:00 p.m.

A Plan for Growth: Ohio and the Next State Budget

In November, 2014, State Representative Cliff Rosenberger was selected to serve as the 102nd Speaker of the Ohio House, making him the second youngest speaker in Ohio House history. Representative Rosenberger is currently serving his second term at the Ohio House...

Towards Full Equality: Transgender Identity in Northeast Ohio
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Education

Tuesday, February 24, 2015, 12:00 p.m.

Towards Full Equality: Transgender Identity in Northeast Ohio

Although support for marriage equality has increased nationally, understanding of gender identity has moved at a far slower clip. Transgender Americans face legal discrimination in many facets of everyday life, including housing, employment and public accommodations. Join us for a panel...

HACKED: The Threat of Cybersecurity
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Friday, February 20, 2015, 12:00 p.m.

HACKED: The Threat of Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity issues are at the forefront of American politics. From the hacking of social media accounts to online fraud to medical identity theft, Americans are at an increased risk of having their personal data stolen. In a recent speech given...

2014 Gay Games: Lessons and Legacies
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Thursday, February 19, 2015, 5:00 p.m.

2014 Gay Games: Lessons and Legacies

The 2014 Gay Games may have ended six months ago, but its lessons and legacies continue to be defined in our region. Join representatives from Cleveland and Akron as they share the first look at “The Final Report: By the Numbers”...

History Matters: Understanding the Role of Policy, Race & Real Estate in Cuyahoga County
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Wednesday, February 18, 2015, 1:00 p.m.

History Matters: Understanding the Role of Policy, Race & Real Estate in Cuyahoga County

The importance of place and geography and its impact on health, opportunity and wealth is the subject of an increasing body of research. In order to understand how ZIP codes became such a prominent social predictor, we need to examine...

From Brown v. Board  1954 to Ferguson 2014: Why Have We Not Made More Progress?
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Friday, February 13, 2015, 12:00 p.m.

From Brown v. Board 1954 to Ferguson 2014: Why Have We Not Made More Progress?

Sixty years after Brown, schools remain segregated because the communities in which they are located are segregated. A yawning achievement gap remains. Ferguson, Missouri, where schools are 90 percent African American, is typical. Its explosion could have happened anywhere, and...

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