Friday, October 07, 2016
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
The City Club of Cleveland
850 Euclid Avenue Cleveland, Ohio 44114
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.
In January 2014, Steve Phillips spoke to the City Club on the changing demographics of our nation. Specifically, he spoke about how its growing diversity could alter political strategy and could shift so-called "purple states" in the Southwest. That presentation by the Cleveland-raised, San Francisco-based writer and strategist became the basis for his New York Times best-selling...
Friday, September 27, 2013, 12:00 p.m.
Bob Wise speaks about the importance of connectivity in the age of digital education. He discusses the importance of having enough broadband capacity at schools, saying many schools are connected, but some have less capacity than an average single-family home....
Thursday, September 26, 2013, 11:00 a.m.
Bruce Katz speaks about the importance of metropolitan cities in the 21st century. He discusses the benefits of collaboration between companies and organizations working in close proximity. Katz also touches on specific examples of infrastructure investments, including transportation in Los...
Wednesday, September 25, 2013, 11:00 a.m.
Eric Gordon gives his State of the Schools speech almost a year after passing a historic 15-mill levy for Cleveland Schools in November 2012. He discusses the investments that have been made so far, as well as the plans for...
Friday, September 20, 2013, 12:00 p.m.
Former US Senator Olympia Snowe discusses her recent departure from political office due to hyper-partisanship in Congress and the Senate. She talks about the lack of progress being made in the legislature, stating that the country is currently being run...
Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 12:00 p.m.
Featuring The Honorable Frank G. Jackson, Mayor, City of Cleveland, and Ken Lanci, Chairman and CEO, Consolidated Graphics Group, Inc. Moderated by Rick Jackson, Program Host, ideastream. Cleveland's mayoral candidates face off in the first debate of 2013. Incumbent Mayor...
Friday, September 13, 2013, 12:00 p.m.
Featuring Thomas Fladung, Managing Editor, The Plain Dealer, and Chris Quinn, Vice President of Content, Northeast Ohio Media Group. Moderated by M.L. Schultze, Reporter, WKSU Our panel of Cleveland news veterans discusses the changing landscape of daily news. Panel members...
Friday, August 30, 2013, 12:00 p.m.
Chief Justice Maureen O'Connor discusses her eight-point plan for judicial election/court reform in Ohio. She talks about the importance of taking partisan politics out of the equation for judicial candidates, saying if politics will affect your decisions, you don't belong...
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