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Cracking the Culture Code
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Business & Economy

Friday, April 19, 2019, 12:00 p.m.

Cracking the Culture Code

Workplace culture has become a focal point of business development over the last two decades. Leaders of all types of organizations ― corporate, nonprofit, academic, and government ― desire highly efficient, highly productive teams that bring success. And creating the...

From Last to Leader: How Building Partnerships Between Education Researchers and Educators Helped Chicago Schools
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Education

Thursday, April 25, 2019, 12:00 p.m.

From Last to Leader: How Building Partnerships Between Education Researchers and Educators Helped Chicago Schools

In 1987, then-U.S. Secretary of Education William Bennett called Chicago Public Schools the worst public school system in America. Swift reforms followed, including the establishment of The University of Chicago (UChicago) Consortium on School Research which conducts research that informs...

Making Democracy Work: Restoring Civility and Bipartisanship
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Politics & Public Policy

Friday, April 26, 2019, 12:00 p.m.

Making Democracy Work: Restoring Civility and Bipartisanship

Frank LaRose took office as Ohio's 54th Secretary of State on January 14th, 2019. Prior to being elected to statewide office, he served two terms in the State Senate representing the 27th Senate District in northeast Ohio. As Ohio’s Secretary of...

2019 Law Day: Free Speech, Free Press, Free Society
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Politics & Public Policy

Wednesday, May 01, 2019, 12:00 p.m.

2019 Law Day: Free Speech, Free Press, Free Society

President Dwight Eisenhower established the first Law Day in 1958 to mark the nation's commitment to the rule of law. In 1961, Congress issued a joint resolution designating May 1 as the official date for celebrating Law Day, which is...

Designing Victory
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Local Matters

Friday, May 03, 2019, 12:00 p.m.

Designing Victory

Robert P. Madison was only six years old when his mother designed his career path: “You must become an architect.” Neither mother nor son could imagine the audacity of a dream that would be fulfilled in 1950 when Madison became...

Happy Dog Takes on the World
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World Affairs

Tuesday, May 07, 2019, 7:30 p.m.

Happy Dog Takes on the World

Citizen Participation in the Judicial System in Japan & East Asia

Systems that incorporate juries into the legal decision-making process can significantly impact a country’s political system, political culture, and society. Bodies of average citizens can function as powerful tools in educating, ensuring justice, and enhancing the judiciary’s credibility. They also...

What Works and New Will: America Has Made Little Progress 50 Years After the Kerner Commission
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Social Justice

Thursday, May 09, 2019, 12:00 p.m.

What Works and New Will: America Has Made Little Progress 50 Years After the Kerner Commission

In February 1968, the National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders – known as the Kerner Commission – concluded that America was heading toward “two societies, one black and one white, separate and unequal,” illustrating the country's economic and social division....

She's Still My Dad: A Parent's Transition and a Son's Redemption
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Social Justice

Friday, May 10, 2019, 12:00 p.m.

She's Still My Dad: A Parent's Transition and a Son's Redemption

Paula Stone Williams knew from a young age that she was transgender. But as she became a parent and prominent evangelical pastor, she feared that coming out would mean losing everything. In 2012, she told her family and started living...

CCMV Views & Brews
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Local Matters

Monday, May 13, 2019, 6:30 p.m.

CCMV Views & Brews

Immigration Enforcement and Detention: Who's in ICE Custody in Your Neighborhood?

According to a 2018 article in The New York Times, private companies house about 9 percent of the nation’s total prison population, but a disproportionate share of immigrant detainees — up to 73 percent by some accounts. About two dozen...

Remarks from Peter Navarro, Ph.D.
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Business & Economy

Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 12:00 p.m.

Remarks from Peter Navarro, Ph.D.

Dr. Peter Navarro received his Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University and is a professor emeritus of economics and public policy at the University of California, Irvine. He was an economic and trade advisor for President Donald J. Trump during...

Help Wanted: Building Wealth in Minority Communities
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Local Matters

Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 4:00 p.m.

Help Wanted: Building Wealth in Minority Communities

Bus Tour + Forum

The United States is experiencing a rapid and profound transition from an industrial economy to a digital, global, and knowledge-based and service-based economy. Like much of America, our city and region has struggled with this economic transition. The Two Tomorrows,...

2019 State of Downtown
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Local Matters

Thursday, May 16, 2019, 12:00 p.m.

2019 State of Downtown

Development along Euclid Avenue between Playhouse Square and Public Square is nearing completion, providing a tangible model for Downtown Cleveland’s future. Known throughout our history as the heart of Downtown, Euclid Avenue has evolved from being home to Millionaires Row,...

College for All or College for Some?: Access, Equity, and Social Mobility
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Education

Monday, May 20, 2019, 5:30 p.m.

College for All or College for Some?: Access, Equity, and Social Mobility

Higher education is an important driver of social mobility—especially for first-generation and underrepresented populations. The Economic Mobility Project, an initiative of the Pew Charitable Trust, finds that 90 percent of low-income students who earn a college degree will achieve upward...

Capitalists, Arise!
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Business & Economy

Friday, June 14, 2019, 12:00 p.m.

Capitalists, Arise!

Peter Georgescu arrived in America as a penniless Romanian teenage refugee and rose to prominence as the CEO of Young & Rubicam, a global marketing and advertising agency. It's an American Dream success story — one that Georgescu believes would...

The Spread of Suicide Contagion and Possible Ways to Contain It
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Healthcare

Friday, June 28, 2019, 12:00 p.m.

The Spread of Suicide Contagion and Possible Ways to Contain It

According to the Centers for Disease Control, since 1999, the suicide rate in the United States has increased 33 percent across all demographics to become the 10th leading cause of death. The recent suicides of high-profile individuals like designer Kate...

Decolonizing Wealth
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Social Justice

Wednesday, July 17, 2019, 12:00 p.m.

Decolonizing Wealth

What if we could use wealth to heal rather than cause further harm? What if money was spent trying out concepts that shatter current structures and systems that have turned much of the world into one vast market? This is the...

Remarks from Alex Johnson, Ph.D.
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Education

Friday, October 25, 2019, 12:00 p.m.

Remarks from Alex Johnson, Ph.D.

As president of Cuyahoga Community College, Dr. Alex Johnson focuses on strengthening the college’s 50-year mission of providing high-quality, accessible, and affordable educational opportunities and services. Since becoming president in July 2013, he has instituted programs to strengthen access, equity, success...

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