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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.

Friday, March 29, 2019

Cleveland’s Environmental Justice Hotspots

Guest Author

by Tim Kovach Last week, a coalition of partners from the City of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, and various nonprofit and civic organizations held a press conference at City Hall to announce the “Lead Safe Cleveland Coalition,” a group committed to addressing, within the next decade, the city’s appalling child lead poisoning crisis. The announcement is welcome,...

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Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Member Spotlight: Wayne Mesker

Alyssa Giannirakis

Occupation:Retired / Volunteer Outreach & Advocacy Director for the Alive Inside FoundationFounder of the Rock Against Dementia Movement Neighborhood where you live:Parma Tell us a bit about yourself:Father of one 32 yr. old son ( Bill Mesker ) How long have you been a member of the City Club?2 years Tell us about a recent forum that you enjoyed:The...

Monday, March 25, 2019

#FREESPEECH IN THE NEWS: MARCH 25, 2019

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.) Prosecutors slam 'free speech'...

Friday, March 22, 2019

Bike-friendly cities should be designed for everyone, not just for wealthy white cyclists

Guest Author

by Anne Lusk, Research Scientist, Harvard University Designing for bikes has become a hallmark of forward-looking modern cities worldwide. Bike-friendly city ratings abound, and advocates promote cycling as a way to reduce problems ranging from air pollution to traffic deaths. But urban cycling investments tend to focus on the needs of wealthy riders and neglect lower-income residents...

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Personal View: Impact of childhood trauma affects entire community

Guest Author

by Habeebah R. Grimes We've long recognized that extreme stress can lead to mental health problems. We rightfully hold veterans in our hearts and sympathize with the life-altering effects of war. We are arguably open to the idea that intense stress in daily life increases our risks for heart attacks, strokes, high blood pressure and the...

Monday, March 18, 2019

#FREESPEECH IN THE NEWS: MARCH 18, 2019

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.) Middle finger protected by...

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