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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, May 18, 2016

Wage Wars: Men, Women, and the Gender Pay Gap

 “Mansplaining.” The “Woman Card.” Recently, the traditional media and social media universes are abuzz with conversations about what it means to be a woman in the 21st century. Issues pertaining to gender in the workplace are some of the most hotly contested.  And it’s not surprising. Women comprise nearly half of the U.S. labor force...

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Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Reflections on “$2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America”

Dr. Edin appeared at the City Club as part of our Resilient Families series, sponsored by the William J. and Dorothy K. O'Neill Foundation and Saint Luke's Foundation, in partnership with Goodwill Industries of Greater Cleveland and East Central Ohio, Inc. Other speakers in this series have included Marian Wright Edelman, Judy Langford, and Angela Patton. Thanks...

Monday, May 09, 2016

2016 Hope and Stanley Adelstein Free Speech Essay Contest Winners

The City Club of Cleveland is pleased to annouce the winners of the 2016 Hope and Stanley Adelstein Free Speech Essay Competition! For a live reading of these winning essays, listen here or watch below: Winners - 11th & 12th Grade 1st Place: Isabella Nilsson, 12th grade, Hathaway Brown Teacher: Scott Parsons 2nd Place: Savannah Williams,...

Monday, April 18, 2016

Know Your Rights

The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland is honored to serve as a community partner for the City Club’s Law Day program, “Constitutional Challenges: Miranda Meets the 21st Century.”  2016’s Law Day centers around one of the best known Supreme Court cases, Miranda v. Arizona, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this June. This case established...

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Organ Donors: Unsung Heroes

As an employee of The Center for Health Affairs, I’m proud to contribute to the organization’s effort to support the region’s healthcare providers and ultimately the health of the communities they serve. The Center is a proud community partner of the City Club’s event on April 14, titled, “Unsung Heroes: Behind the Scenes of Organ,...

Monday, April 11, 2016

How HackCLE views the Future of Cleveland

Hack Cleveland is pleased to be included as a community partner for The City Club of Cleveland’s Future Cleveland panel discussion. As a working collective focused on advancing social justice, HackCLE is committed to realizing our vision for an open, inclusive and affirming city. Accomplishing our goal of using technology to achieve justice for all...

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