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Want to know what is on our minds? Find blog posts written here, by the City Club staff, members, and partners. Every week you can find a new edition of #FreeSpeech in the News — a collection of related stories, commentary, and opinions on free speech in the 21st century that’s making the news. You’ll also find takes on current events, past forums, and issues surrounding Northeast Ohio. Read on for all things City Club.

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

I’ve Seen a Local Community Come Together for Asylum Seekers. The United States Should Do the Same.

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By Crystal Massey, Volunteer Coordinator, Immigration Justice Campaign In recent months, we have seen the risks to asylum seekers grow tenfold. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is using new tactics to separate asylum-seeking families. Those forced to return to Mexico through the Trump administration’s Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP) face increased danger from cartels and unsanitary...

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Monday, May 18, 2020

#FREESPEECH in the News May 18, 2020

Bliss Davis, Content and Programming Coordinator, The City Club of Cleveland

As the Citadel of Free Speech here in Cleveland, we work to protect and promote the basis of our democracy by sharing related stories, commentary, and opinions on free speech in the 21st century. Here's what's making the news – and what you should know about – in the past week. 1.) Wisconsin Hair Salon Owner...

Monday, May 11, 2020

#FREESPEECH in the News May 11, 2020

Bliss Davis, Content and Programming Coordinator, The City Club of Cleveland

As the Citadel of Free Speech here in Cleveland, we work to protect and promote the basis of our democracy by sharing related stories, commentary, and opinions on free speech in the 21st century. Here's what's making the news – and what you should know about – in the past week. 1.) Facebook names 20 people...

Friday, May 08, 2020

Using Online Technology Comes at a Cost

Guest Author

by Lauren Reding, 10th grader at Cuyahoga Christian Academy, and the 9/10th grade winner of the 2020 Free Speech Essay Contest. For more on this year's contest, click here. Before online communication, people often exercised their right to free speech by writing a newspaper opinion article or by giving a speech in the public square. This...

Friday, May 08, 2020

The Role of Technology in Modern Democracy

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by Elisa Pakiela, 12th grader at Cuyahoga Christian Academy, and the 11/12th grade winner of the 2020 Free Speech Essay Contest. For more on this year's contest, click here. Given the ubiquity of technology in our modern world, it is essential that we pause to examine the motivations behind the use of such advanced digital tools;...

Tuesday, May 05, 2020

The City is Our Campus

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by Charles Ellenbogen, Teacher, Campus International School At Campus International High School we have a motto – The City is Our Campus. It has its origin in two of your key principles. First, learning does not just happen in a classroom. Second, this city, divided in so many ways and by so different lines, belongs to...

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