The Ohio Department of Medicaid continues to embrace fiscally responsible and innovative reforms that build on the progress made since 2011 to transform Ohio’s healthcare system so Ohioans can live healthier, more productive lives, and our state’s economy has the healthy workforce needed to grow stronger.
Join us for a conversation with Barbara R. Sears, Ohio Medicaid Director, as she presents an overview of the Ohio Medicaid budget and how they are working every day to make Ohio better. Tickets: $20 members/$35 nonmembers.
Join us and some of Cleveland's best literary minds
for a discussion on notable 2016 books, book award selection, and the economics
of prestige in literature. The night will close with our traditional
Q&A. No pre-reading or homework required. Panelists include:Sam Allard, Staff Writer, Cleveland Scene MagazineKaren R. Long, Manager, Anisfield-Wolf Book AwardValentino Zullo, Teaching Fellow, Kent State University, and Ohio Center for the Book Scholar-in-Residence, Cleveland Public Library.Cal Zunt, Notable Books Council of the American Library Association This discussion will be moderated by City Club Marketing and Outreach Coordinator Fay Walker. Location: Happy Dog at the Euclid Tavern, 11625 Euclid
Ave, Cleveland, OH 44106.
Online reservations for this event are now closed. Call (216) 621-0082 for ticket availability. Even after a couple of decades, Northeast Ohio's startup community might still be considered to be in its early stages. This is especially true when compared to other areas of the nation where the startup economy is so integrated it has become almost boring. Not so here. The sought after "exit"-- where a startup becomes significant enough to be acquired and investors reap a return-- is still a rarity. Join us for a conversation with local entrepreneurs about their journey from startup to exit, and the changing narrative of Northeast Ohio's economy. Panelists include:Stephen McHale, CEO, Explorys, an IBM CompanySteve Potash, President and CEO, OverDrive, Inc. Jennifer L. Stapleton, Attorney, Jones Day This conversation will be moderated by Plain Dealer business reporter Janet H. Cho. Tickets: $20 members/$35 nonmembers.
Online reservations for this event are now closed. Call (216) 621-0082 for ticket availability. Eddie S. Glaude, Jr. Ph.D., William S. Tod Professor of Religion and African American Studies, and Chair of the Center for African American Studies at Princeton University, coined the term “value gap,” the “belief that white people matter more than others,” and how this mindset is entrenched within American values, practices, and systems. When Barack Obama was elected in 2008, many saw it as the beginning of a “post-racial America,” the ultimate milestone for achieving equality. Yet, according to Pew Research Center, disparities persisted between white and black communities under Obama's administration; white households are about 13 times as wealthy as black households, blacks are more than twice as likely as whites to be living in poverty, and white populations are remain more likely to graduate from college. Given these inequalities, 64 percent of black adults say blacks ...
Online reservations for this event are now closed. Call (216) 621-0082 for ticket availability. Once the summer home of John D. Rockefeller, East Cleveland was a thriving three-mile metropolis just outside Cleveland's borders at the turn of the 19th century. It didn't last. Since the 1960s, East Cleveland has been plagued by industrial decline, poverty, suburban sprawl, and racism. The city, once home to 40,000 residents, has seen its population decline by half - and now has only 5,000 residents paying income tax. In addition, East Cleveland has been under a state-ordered fiscal emergency since 2012. Possible solutions to East Cleveland's woes include declaring bankruptcy or negotiating annexation terms with Cleveland. How did East Cleveland arrive at this point? And is there a viable solution? Join us for our third Dinner + Dialogue forum with Cassi L. Pittman, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Sociology at Case Western Reserve University, and East Cleveland resid...