COVID-19 and Women’s Leadership Around the World
Tuesday, October 06, 2020
7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
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In October 2020, the world will mark the 20th anniversary of the landmark Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security, which addressed the importance of women’s political participation for sustainable peace, among other issues.
This anniversary comes as the coronavirus pandemic continues to upend lives around the globe. For women, these affects are especially acute. In countries...
Friday, January 08, 2021, 12:30 p.m.
America’s legacy cities, once drivers of industry and wealth, have developed unique cultures of grit and innovation to try to overcome major obstacles like changing industries and government policies that steer investments away from communities of color. How do we...
Wednesday, December 16, 2020, 12:00 p.m.
Governmental ethics, transparency, and accountability took center stage a few months ago when Speaker of the Ohio House of Representatives Larry Householder was discovered to have accepted a $60 million bribe from FirstEnergy in exchange for passing HB 6, a...
Friday, December 11, 2020, 12:30 p.m.
Enrique Peñalosa has spent much of his career advocating for sustainable mobility and quality of life in cities. During his two terms as Mayor of Bogota, Peñalosa implemented a city model that promoted equity, respect for human dignity, and gave...
Thursday, December 10, 2020, 12:15 p.m.
Last month, ideastream premiered Inside the Bricks: Woodhill Homes, a podcast/radio series that features personal stories from residents of Woodhill Homes on the eve of the neighborhood’s planned redevelopment. Woodhill Homes, an 80-year-old public housing development on Cleveland's East Side,...
Wednesday, December 09, 2020, 4:00 p.m.
Over the last few years, city mayors and leaders across the United States have been investing in technological solutions to address their residents’ most pressing needs, everything from public health and safety to smart mobility to expanded internet access. The need...
Monday, December 07, 2020, 12:00 p.m.
For nearly 25 years, Ohio lawmakers have been working on a plan to overhaul the way the state's public schools are funded. The work followed the 1997 Supreme Court of Ohio decision declaring the current model, which relies heavily on...
Friday, December 04, 2020, 12:30 p.m.
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),...
Wednesday, December 02, 2020, 12:00 p.m.
Today, Ohio has 32 percent fewer newspapers than it did in 2004, making it harder for local readers to find out about their local city councilperson, what’s going on in their school district, or the latest updates on efforts to...
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