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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.

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Susan Goldberg, National Geographic Magazine Editor in Chief, Visits the City Club of Cleveland

Bliss Davis, Content Coordinator, The City Club of Cleveland

National Geographic, the official magazine of the National Geographic Society, debuted in 1888 as a professional publication for scientists and geologists. Over the decades, the magazine evolved, moving from technical articles to narrative to storytelling - and including stunning photography - exposing its readers to new places and cultures. But, in doing so, it also...

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Monday, June 18, 2018

#FREESPEECH IN THE NEWS: June 18, 2018

Bliss Davis, Content 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.) Supreme Court Strikes Down...

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

#CITYCLUB IN THE NEWS

Bliss Davis, Content Coordinator, The City Club of Cleveland

On Friday, June 8, the City Club welcomed Jon J. Pinney, Managing Partner at Kohrman Jackson & Krantz, to share his thoughts on the region's lagging economy. His forum caused quite a stir; watch or listen to the forum here - and check out all the news stories and op-eds below. 1 Jon Pinney talks...

Monday, June 11, 2018

Full Transcript of Jon J. Pinney's Remarks to the City Club on June 8, 2018

Guest Author

[GONG] BOB LITTMAN: Good afternoon and welcome to the City Club of Cleveland on this sunny Friday, where it again our city is hosting the NBA finals. [APPLAUSE] BOB: I am Bob Littman, president of the City Club. I am so glad to be here, seeing many of you here today to hear from our friend Jon Pinney,...

Saturday, June 09, 2018

Culture Change: Patience, Pain, and Discipline Required

Sean Watterson, Co-owner, The Happy Dog

I listened to Jon Pinney's talk at The City Club of Cleveland online today. The frustration at the lack of strategic thinking and collaborative leadership is real - the solution is a culture change. Diagnosing the problem was needed, but it's barely a fraction of fixing the problem. Culture change is hard - it requires people...

Friday, June 08, 2018

Guilty as Charged

Brad Whitehead, President, The Fund for Our Economic Future

Earlier today, Jon J. Pinney, Managing Partner of Kohrman Jackson Krantz, gave a stirring and compelling presentation at The City Club of Cleveland. He provided an honest reckoning of our economic position and challenged the community to reach higher in its aspirations.Towards the end of his remarks, he specifically called out eight leaders by name...

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