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Featured Staff Pick The Color of Law: Housing, Segregation, and Education in the U.S.
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Friday, December 08, 2017
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
The City Club of Cleveland
  850 Euclid Avenue Cleveland, Ohio 44114

Since Brown v. Board of Education ruled to desegregate schools, the percentage of African-American students in white majority schools increased to peak at 43.5 percent in 1988. Today, the trend is reversing - a recent report from UCLA’s Civil Rights Project showed that number had dropped by nearly half to 23.2 percent, a comparable percentage to 1968. In...

CCMV Views & Brews: Religion, Violence and Nationalism: Myanmar, Ethnic Cleansing and Human Rights
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World Affairs

Monday, December 11, 2017, 7:00 p.m.

CCMV Views & Brews: Religion, Violence and Nationalism: Myanmar, Ethnic Cleansing and Human Rights

The United Nations and U.S. Secretary of State have both called the violence inflicted on the Muslim ethnic minority, the Rohingya, “ethnic cleansing” and some human rights groups have labeled it genocide. Michael Jerryson, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Religious Studies at...

The Color of Law: Housing, Segregation, and Education in the U.S.
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Politics & Public Policy

Friday, December 08, 2017, 12:00 p.m.

The Color of Law: Housing, Segregation, and Education in the U.S.

Since Brown v. Board of Education ruled to desegregate schools, the percentage of African-American students in white majority schools increased to peak at 43.5 percent in 1988. Today, the trend is reversing - a recent report from UCLA’s Civil Rights...

The Urban League of Greater Cleveland: A Century of Advocacy
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Local Matters

Thursday, December 07, 2017, 12:00 p.m.

The Urban League of Greater Cleveland: A Century of Advocacy

On October 13, 1917, L. Hollingsworth Wood, chairman of the National League on Urban Conditions Among Negroes, spoke to the City Club about issues facing the African-American population in Cleveland. Wood preached that, “above all, make these new residents feel...

Debating Ohio: Democratic Candidates for Governor
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Politics & Public Policy

Monday, December 04, 2017, 5:30 p.m.

Debating Ohio: Democratic Candidates for Governor

In the lead-up to the 2018 election, the City Club will be hosting primary and general election debates with candidates seeking statewide office. This debate features the Democratic candidates for Governor of Ohio. Participating candidates include: Connie Pillich, former member, Ohio House...

For Freedoms Town Hall: Freedom from Want - Food Insecurity
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Arts & Culture

Saturday, December 02, 2017, 1:00 p.m.

For Freedoms Town Hall: Freedom from Want - Food Insecurity

Food is a foundation for humanity; yet, 19 percent of Cuyahoga County residents—over 240,000 people—are food insecure. Focusing on Freedom from Want, this program examines the structures that regulate and impose upon the supply and history of access to food...

What Form Will Tax Reform Take?
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Politics & Public Policy

Friday, December 01, 2017, 12:00 p.m.

What Form Will Tax Reform Take?

On October 25, President Trump tweeted, “This will be the biggest TAX CUT in the history of our country – and we need it! #TaxReform.” Since the beginning of his campaign, President Trump has called for a significant rewrite to...

Youth Forum: Beyond Banned Books: Censorship in Education
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Education

Wednesday, November 29, 2017, 12:00 p.m.

Youth Forum: Beyond Banned Books: Censorship in Education

Censorship and restrictions placed on school curriculum are nothing new. Early in October, the public school district in Biloxi, Mississippi continued the long enduring tradition of banning To Kill a Mockingbird from being taught in their public schools. In 1925,...

Ohio 2018: Meet the Candidates
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Politics & Public Policy

Tuesday, November 28, 2017, 12:00 p.m.

Ohio 2018: Meet the Candidates

In 2018, Ohio will elect new statewide office holders. Leading up to the election, the City Club will be hosting conversations with candidates seeking statewide office. On March 20, Jim Renacci announced his candidacy for Governor of Ohio. A Pennsylvania native,...

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