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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.

Monday, March 14, 2022

On Pat Jordan and the Importance of Debate in a Democracy

Guest Author, Blog, The City Club of Cleveland

On Pat Jordan and the Importance of Debate in a Democracy

This is a transcript of the remarks of Tom Lucchesi, partner at BakerHostetler, who introduced the 2022 high school debate championship, as he has done most years. The transcript has been lightly edited for clarity. Pat Jordan was a partner at Baker and Hostettler. He grew up in Cleveland in an Irish west side family. He...

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Monday, March 14, 2022

#FREESPEECH in the News March 14, 2022

#FREESPEECH in the News March 14, 2022

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.) Opponents: Latest education bill...

Wednesday, March 09, 2022

Mayor Justin M. Bibb to Mark 100th Day in Office with State of the City Address

City Club Staff

Mayor Justin M. Bibb to Mark 100th Day in Office with State of the City Address

MEDIA ADVISORY March 9, 2022 Contacts: Cynthia Connolly Director of Programming The City Club of Cleveland cconnolly@cityclub.org 216.350.5577 Sarah Johnson Chief of Communications City of Cleveland sjohnson8@clevelandohio.gov 216.849.7594 Mayor Justin M. Bibb to mark 100th Day in office with State of the City Address The City Club of Cleveland to host with support from PNC Bank and partnership from Case Western Reserve University and Ideastream Public Media Cleveland—The Hon....

Monday, March 07, 2022

#FREESPEECH in the News March 7, 2022

#FREESPEECH in the News March 7, 2022

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.) Opponents: Latest education bill...

Monday, February 28, 2022

#FREESPEECH in the News Feb. 28, 2022

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

#FREESPEECH in the News Feb. 28, 2022

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.) Opponents: Latest education...

Tuesday, February 22, 2022

#FREESPEECH in the News Feb. 22, 2022

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

#FREESPEECH in the News Feb. 22, 2022

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.) A federal court says...

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