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2018 State of the Schools
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Education

Tuesday, September 18, 2018, 12:00 p.m.

2018 State of the Schools

In November 2016, residents of the city of Cleveland voted overwhelmingly to renew the 15-mill levy that funded The Cleveland Plan. The last seven State of the Schools addresses have focused on the progress the Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD)...

The Role of Women in Peace and Security
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World Affairs

Friday, September 21, 2018, 12:00 p.m.

The Role of Women in Peace and Security

This October marks 18 years since the passing of the United Nations (UN) Security Council Resolution 1325 which reminded the world of the particular toll that conflict takes on women and girls, and of the vital role that they often...

But What About the Children? Why Revitalizing Cities Starts with Our Children and Youth
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Education

Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 12:00 p.m.

But What About the Children? Why Revitalizing Cities Starts with Our Children and Youth

When asked what contributes to the success of a city, many will point to sustainable economic development, strong local government, multi-modal transportation options, investment in technology, and quality public education. Of those, nothing sparks more debate than how to improve...

City Club Youth Forum
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Politics & Public Policy

Thursday, September 27, 2018, 12:00 p.m.

City Club Youth Forum

Partisanship and the Supreme Court

The nine judges who hold the seats on the U.S. Supreme Court, the highest federal court of the United States, are responsible for the final interpreters of federal law. In recent history, their decisions have upheld President Trump's travel ban,...

Life and Literature of N. Scott Momaday
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Arts & Culture

Friday, September 28, 2018, 12:00 p.m.

Life and Literature of N. Scott Momaday

N. Scott Momaday, a writer, teacher, artist and storyteller, has devoted much of his life to safeguarding oral tradition and other aspects of Indian culture. He was born a Kiowa in Oklahoma and grew up in the Indian southwest. He...

Expanding Opportunity for the Working Class
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Politics & Public Policy

Monday, October 01, 2018, 5:30 p.m.

Expanding Opportunity for the Working Class

Many Americans are benefitting from globalization and technological change, but it can be argued that much of the working class, in Ohio and elsewhere, is being left behind. A bipartisan working group – researchers, policy thinkers, former top-level White House and...

Universities, Education, and Free Expression
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Education

Wednesday, October 03, 2018, 12:00 p.m.

Universities, Education, and Free Expression

Over the last several years, the debate over free speech on college and university campuses has become the dominant issue facing higher education. Reports of the implementation of university speech codes and trigger warning policies, commencement speaker "dis-invitations," and protests,...

Jobs for All? Disruption and the Future of Work
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Business & Economy

Friday, October 05, 2018, 12:00 p.m.

Jobs for All? Disruption and the Future of Work

In 2017. nearly two million new jobs were created and the unemployment rate fell to a 17-year low of 4.1 percent. However, those numbers don't tell the whole story - and jobs and job creation remain a leading concern for...

Happy Dog Takes on the World
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World Affairs

Tuesday, October 09, 2018, 7:30 p.m.

Happy Dog Takes on the World

Stories from the Border: DACA, TPS, and the Future of Immigration

Immigration and asylum are becoming two of the largest - and most controversial - issues worldwide. Political upheaval, displacement crises, changes in border security, and increases in nationalistic viewpoints have limited mobility for those escaping conflict, persecution, and seeking a...

After the Storm: The Future of Philanthropy and Investment in Puerto Rico
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Other

Thursday, October 11, 2018, 12:00 p.m.

After the Storm: The Future of Philanthropy and Investment in Puerto Rico

On September 20, 2017, Hurricane Maria - the deadliest Atlantic hurricane in more than a decade - made landfall on Puerto Rico, causing wide-spread destruction and plunging the island into a blackout that lasted for months. The storm magnified long-standing issues...

Disruption & Opportunity: Liberal Arts Colleges in the Changing Landscape of Higher Education
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Education

Friday, October 12, 2018, 12:00 p.m.

Disruption & Opportunity: Liberal Arts Colleges in the Changing Landscape of Higher Education

Over the last several years, we've witnessed a gradual erosion in the support for higher education. Increased costs, ballooning student loan debt, and lagging starting salaries for many graduates has caused young Americans and their families to consider other alternatives...

CCMV Views & Brews
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Local Matters

Monday, October 15, 2018, 7:00 p.m.

CCMV Views & Brews

Coming Out for Equality

The very first National Coming Out Day was October 11, 1988 and represented a form of activism - a time and place to challenge conventional attitudes about relationships and sexuality. Since that time, many strides have been made to ensure...

We the Corporations: How American Businesses Won Their Civil Rights
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Politics & Public Policy

Friday, October 19, 2018, 12:00 p.m.

We the Corporations: How American Businesses Won Their Civil Rights

Three recent Supreme Court decisions, Citizens United vs. Federal Election Commission, Burwell vs. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., and Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd. v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, have bought the issue of corporate rights to the forefront of our national consciousness....

Ohio Attorney General Debate
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Politics & Public Policy

Monday, October 22, 2018, 12:00 p.m.

Ohio Attorney General Debate

The Ohio Attorney General is the chief legal officer of the state of Ohio. With Mike DeWine running for Governor of Ohio, this position is open for the first time in eight years. Join us as candidates Steve Dettebach (D)...

Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World
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Business & Economy

Friday, October 26, 2018, 12:00 p.m.

Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World

It can be argued we're living in an era that celebrates and elevates wealthy philanthropists. Dozens of the world's billionaires, including Bill and Melinda Gates, Warren Buffet, and Mark Zuckerberg, have signed The Giving Pledge, promising to give away at...

Reclaiming the American Dream
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Social Justice

Friday, November 02, 2018, 12:00 p.m.

Reclaiming the American Dream

Throughout our history, the promise of the American Dream often united Americans. It was the principle the country was founded on - that everyone, no matter their birth or station in life, had the opportunity for upward mobility. While our...

City Club Book Club: Winners Take All
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Other

Wednesday, November 07, 2018, 12:00 p.m.

City Club Book Club: Winners Take All

Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World by Anand Giridharadas

It can be argued we're living in an era that celebrates and elevates wealthy philanthropists. Dozens of the world's billionaires, including Bill and Melinda Gates, Warren Buffet, and Mark Zuckerberg, have signed The Giving Pledge, promising to give away at...

2018 City Club Annual Meeting
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Politics & Public Policy

Friday, November 09, 2018, 12:00 p.m.

2018 City Club Annual Meeting

Youth Voices in Mighty Times

Across the country, students - from elementary school to high school - are speaking out against gun violence, racial discrimination, and bullying among other societal issues. And people, everyone from elected officials to corporate CEOs to journalists, are taking notice. Historically...

ConstitutionALE
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Politics & Public Policy

Monday, November 12, 2018, 5:30 p.m.

ConstitutionALE

Jus Soli or Just Go Home?: The Fourteenth Amendment and the Battle Over Birthright Citizenship

Jus soli, Latin for law of the soil, is the principle by which individuals are automatically granted citizenship in the country they are born in. Today, it's commonly known as birthright citizenship - and it became law when the Fourteenth...

From Congressman to CEO: Kickstarting Ohio's Economy
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Business & Economy

Friday, November 16, 2018, 12:00 p.m.

From Congressman to CEO: Kickstarting Ohio's Economy

Serving Ohio’s 12th District since 2000, former Representative Pat Tiberi officially announced his resignation from Congress in October 2017. However, he isn’t stepping away from promoting policy—Tiberi is now leading the Ohio Business Roundtable as President and CEO. The Ohio Business...

Combating Eviction: The Role of Right to Counsel in Housing
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Social Justice

Wednesday, November 28, 2018, 12:00 p.m.

Combating Eviction: The Role of Right to Counsel in Housing

Earlier this year, the Northeast Ohio community came together through the One Community Reads program to read Evicted: Poverty and Profit in an American City by Matthew Desmond. The vicious cycle of eviction and poverty presented in the book spurned...

Dementia from the Inside Out
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Healthcare

Friday, November 30, 2018, 12:00 p.m.

Dementia from the Inside Out

On November 8, 2016, the Very Rev. Tracey Lind was diagnosed with early stage frontotemporal dementia, a form of early-onset dementia that affects communication and language, memory and mobility. On January 29, 2017, she delivered her last sermon at Trinity...

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