Rear Admiral June E. Ryan assumed duty as the Ninth Coast Guard District Commander in June 2015. She is the senior Coast Guard Commander for the Great Lakes and Saint Lawrence Seaway, an area that encompasses eight states, a 1,500 mile international border, and a workforce of more than 6,000 Coast Guard active duty, reserve, civilian and auxiliary men and women.
The U.S. Coast Guard is the only military organization within the Department of Homeland Security that ischarged with protecting not only the marine transportation system and infrastructure; but also our natural and economic resources; and the territorial integrity of our nation – from both internal and external threats, natural and man-made. They protect these interests in U.S. ports, inland waterways, along the coasts, and on international waters.
Within the Ninth Coast Guard District, primary responsibilities include delivering multi-mission services in search and rescue, maritime safety and security, ...
According to the Administration on Aging – as of 2013 - there are 44.7 million persons 65 years or older in the United States, representing 14.1 percent of the population. By 2060, there will be about 98 million older persons, more than doubling the 2013 figure. Locally, in 2014, the Cleveland Department of Aging was accepted into the World Health Organization’s Global Network of Age-Friendly Cities (GNAFC). The following April, Cleveland joined the AARP Network of Age-Friendly Communities. Cleveland is now a part of a growing global movement of cities and communities that are striving to better meet the needs of their older residents by creating urban environments that foster health, active aging, and the well-being of older adults.
Founded in 1997, Encore.org is building a movement to tap the skills and experience of those in midlife and beyond to improve communities and the world. Marc Freedman, founder and CEO of Encore.org, an award-winning social innovator,...
The Panama Papers are one of the largest data leaks in history: 2.6 terabytes that include 11.5 million documents from the world’s fourth biggest offshore law firm, Mossack Fonseca. Contained within the unprecedented volume of files are a network that expose how some of the global political elite use offshore bank accounts and shell companies to conceal wealth and avoid domestic taxes.
What effects will this newfound knowledge have on the credibility of world leaders and the fight against corruption? Join The City Club of Cleveland, the Cleveland Council on World Affairs, International Partners in Mission, and the Northeast Ohio Consortium for Middle Eastern Studies (NOCMES) for a discussion on the Panama Papers and their global ramifications.
Richard Gordon, Director, Financial Integrity Institute; Associate Director, Frederick K. Cox Law Center; Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Justin E. Herdman, Partner, Jones Day
For an increasing number of Ohioans and working people across the country, it seems impossible to get ahead. They feel as though no matter how long and hard they work, they still struggle to make ends meet.
Join us for a conversation with Sherrod Brown, U.S. Senator for Ohio, as he presents a comprehensive agenda of solutions to restore the value of work for all Americans, no matter their income level.
Tickets: $20 members/$35 nonmembers
In the months leading up to the 2012 election, Rana B. Khoury traveled across her home state of Ohio to interview the Americans hit hardest by the Great Recession. Since 1904, with only two exceptions, Ohioans have voted for the winner in every presidential election. If the nation follows Ohio, she asks, how much progress has the rest of the country made in its economic recovery?
Join us for a free discussion with Ms. Khoury about her new book, As Ohio Goes: Life in the Post‑Recession Nation, an exploration of how average Americans have survived the worst recession since World War II and in-depth look at the troubled state of the American Dream. She will be joined in conversation by Amy Hanauer, Founder and Executive Director of Policy Matters Ohio.
Location: Happy Dog at the Euclid Tavern, 11625 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106