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Can We Talk? Reviving Civility in Public Discourse
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Tuesday, July 10, 2018, 12:00 p.m.

Can We Talk? Reviving Civility in Public Discourse

One of the bedrocks of the American democracy is our commitment to free speech - the robust, open exchange of diverse ideas and perspectives. Furthermore, the creation of our two-party system was implemented to protect America from entering into another...

2018 State of the Valley
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Monday, June 25, 2018, 5:30 p.m.

2018 State of the Valley

Over the last several decades, Youngstown and Warren, like many smaller Midwestern legacy cities, have experienced economic and social decline due to expanded poverty, an aging population, disinvestment in neighborhoods, deteriorating housing stock, aging infrastructure, high unemployment, and a work...

Inside The Great Revolt: Who's Reshaping American Politics?
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Friday, June 01, 2018, 12:00 p.m.

Inside The Great Revolt: Who's Reshaping American Politics?

President Donald J. Trump’s rapid political rise and subsequent election to the presidency, while a surprise to many political experts and polls, was a welcome change for the millions of Americans who identified with his messages. In the post-election months,...

ConstitutionALE: A More Perfect Gerrymander
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Monday, May 14, 2018, 5:30 p.m.

ConstitutionALE: A More Perfect Gerrymander

Among all the flash point issues facing our country, gerrymandering may be the one that has the biggest impact on political divisiveness. And it's not new; it's actually a practice our nation has debated for more than 200 years. The Constitution...

Separation of Powers: Framework for Freedom
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Friday, May 04, 2018, 12:00 p.m.

Separation of Powers: Framework for Freedom

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...

No Joke About It: Speechwriting for President Obama
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Thursday, May 03, 2018, 5:30 p.m.

No Joke About It: Speechwriting for President Obama

President Barack Obama was known for his commanding stage presence and deft public speaking skills. Presidential historian Douglas Brinkley described him as "one of the great orators of American history." To many, part of what made President Obama's speeches so...

Ohio Ballot Beat: The Bipartisan Congressional Redistricting Reform Amendment (Issue 1)
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Thursday, April 26, 2018, 12:00 p.m.

Ohio Ballot Beat: The Bipartisan Congressional Redistricting Reform Amendment (Issue 1)

Gerrymandering, the process of manipulating district boundaries to provide an advantage to one political party over another, is facing increased scrutiny. Major partisan gerrymandering cases are ongoing in several states - including a few pending with the United States Supreme...

CCMV Views & Brews: Fighting for the Future: School Safety, Gun Control, and the March for our Lives
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Monday, April 16, 2018, 7:00 p.m.

CCMV Views & Brews: Fighting for the Future: School Safety, Gun Control, and the March for our Lives

Stoneman Douglas represents the 8th U.S. mass school shooting this year. As schools around the country seek ways to impose tougher security measures in the wake of this latest deadly school shooting, many are looking at neighboring urban districts for...

Working Together to Win the Fight Against Addiction: What History Teaches Us About How to Solve the Opioid Crisis
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Monday, April 09, 2018, 12:00 p.m.

Working Together to Win the Fight Against Addiction: What History Teaches Us About How to Solve the Opioid Crisis

A native of Mansfield, Ohio, Senator Brown began his political career upon being elected as Ohio's Secretary of State in 1983. He then served in the U.S. House of Representatives, representing Ohio's 13th District. Elected to the U.S. Senate in 2006,...

CCMV Views & Brews: Stalemate - DACA, the Dreamers, and the Future of Immigration Reform
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Monday, March 19, 2018, 7:00 p.m.

CCMV Views & Brews: Stalemate - DACA, the Dreamers, and the Future of Immigration Reform

In September 2017, the Trump administration announced that, in six months, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA) would end unless Congress passed more comprehensive immigration legislation. On February 26, the U.S. Supreme Court announced it won't immediately take...

Ohio 2018: Meet the Candidates
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Tuesday, February 27, 2018, 12:00 p.m.

Ohio 2018: Meet the Candidates

In 2018, Ohio will elect new statewide office holders. Leading up to the election, the City Club will be hosting conversations with candidates seeking statewide office. On January 17, 2018, Dennis Kucinich announced his candidacy for Governor of Ohio. Kucinich is a...

CCMV Views & Brews: Consequences of the Tax Reform Bill: Who Benefits? Who Doesn’t?
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Monday, February 19, 2018, 7:00 p.m.

CCMV Views & Brews: Consequences of the Tax Reform Bill: Who Benefits? Who Doesn’t?

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, one of the Trump Administration’s signature pieces of legislation, promises tax relief for the middle class, while simultaneously granting significant tax breaks to corporations. This promise has many wondering exactly how the plan will...

Ohio 2018: Meet the Candidates
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Tuesday, January 30, 2018, 12:00 p.m.

Ohio 2018: Meet the Candidates

In 2018, Ohio will elect new statewide office holders. Leading up to the election, the City Club will be hosting conversations with candidates seeking statewide office. On October 29, Bill O'Neill announced his candidacy for Governor of Ohio. He is a...

CCMV Views & Brews: Marching for a Movement: Reflections on the 2017 Women's March and Next Steps for Equality
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Monday, January 22, 2018, 7:00 p.m.

CCMV Views & Brews: Marching for a Movement: Reflections on the 2017 Women's March and Next Steps for Equality

One year ago, the Women's March, the "largest single-day protest in U.S. history," marched through cities across the country. Whether it was tens or tens of thousands of people, Americans wanted to make sure their voices were heard, donning pink...

2018: The Year Ahead in Politics
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Friday, January 12, 2018, 12:00 p.m.

2018: The Year Ahead in Politics

In the wake of President Trump's first year in office, 2018 is already bringing Ohio a dynamic election cycle. Betty Sutton's announcement that she will join the gubernatorial campaign of former Ohio Attorney General Rich Cordray is a reminder of...

Youth Forum: Missing Faces: Creating a Reflective Democracy
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Thursday, January 11, 2018, 12:00 p.m.

Youth Forum: Missing Faces: Creating a Reflective Democracy

The United States is on its way to becoming a minority-majority nation. Currently, millennials make up 83.1 million Americans, exceeding the 75.4 million baby boomers, and representing more than one quarter of the nation’s population. The size is complemented with...

The Color of Law: Housing, Segregation, and Education in the U.S.
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Friday, December 08, 2017, 12:00 p.m.

The Color of Law: Housing, Segregation, and Education in the U.S.

Since Brown v. Board of Education ruled to desegregate schools, the percentage of African-American students in white majority schools increased to peak at 43.5 percent in 1988. Today, the trend is reversing - a recent report from UCLA’s Civil Rights...

Debating Ohio: Democratic Candidates for Governor
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Monday, December 04, 2017, 5:30 p.m.

Debating Ohio: Democratic Candidates for Governor

In the lead-up to the 2018 election, the City Club will be hosting primary and general election debates with candidates seeking statewide office. This debate features the Democratic candidates for Governor of Ohio. Participating candidates include: Connie Pillich, former member, Ohio House...

What Form Will Tax Reform Take?
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Friday, December 01, 2017, 12:00 p.m.

What Form Will Tax Reform Take?

On October 25, President Trump tweeted, “This will be the biggest TAX CUT in the history of our country – and we need it! #TaxReform.” Since the beginning of his campaign, President Trump has called for a significant rewrite to...

Ohio 2018: Meet the Candidates
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Tuesday, November 28, 2017, 12:00 p.m.

Ohio 2018: Meet the Candidates

In 2018, Ohio will elect new statewide office holders. Leading up to the election, the City Club will be hosting conversations with candidates seeking statewide office. On March 20, Jim Renacci announced his candidacy for Governor of Ohio. A Pennsylvania native,...

CCMV Views & Brews: Immigration Policy Under President Trump
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Monday, November 20, 2017, 7:00 p.m.

CCMV Views & Brews: Immigration Policy Under President Trump

One of the results of last year’s presidential election is an intense focus on immigration. From the phase-out of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program to proposed travel bans to merit-based immigration, our political conversation is increasingly polarized...

Ohio 2018: Meet the Candidates
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Thursday, November 09, 2017, 12:00 p.m.

Ohio 2018: Meet the Candidates

In 2018, Ohio will elect new statewide office holders. Leading up to the election, the City Club will be hosting conversations with candidates seeking statewide office. On May 8, Nan Whaley announced her candidacy for Governor of Ohio. Whaley moved to...

CCMV Views & Brews: Understanding Different Economic Realities - NYC vs. The Valley
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Monday, November 06, 2017, 7:00 p.m.

CCMV Views & Brews: Understanding Different Economic Realities - NYC vs. The Valley

Last year’s presidential campaign made it clear that Americans are a deeply divided people. It also gave rise to the recognition by many that they didn’t understand the lives of “the other half.”Join the City Club of the Mahoning Valley...

The 50 Year Policy Legacy of Mayor Carl B. Stokes
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Friday, November 03, 2017, 12:00 p.m.

The 50 Year Policy Legacy of Mayor Carl B. Stokes

2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the election of Carl Stokes, the first African-American mayor of a major U.S. city. Shortly after the election and in an effort to initiate sweeping changes to improve the lives of Clevelanders, Mayor Stokes...

2017 City Club of Cleveland Annual Meeting
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Friday, October 27, 2017, 12:00 p.m.

2017 City Club of Cleveland Annual Meeting

In the last several years, Americans seem to have a renewed interest in the protections offered by the First Amendment. From speech restrictions on college campuses, to censorship on social media platforms, to concerns over the future of the free...

Ohio Ballot Beat: Issue 2
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Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 12:00 p.m.

Ohio Ballot Beat: Issue 2

Leading up to the November 7, 2017 general election, The City Club of Cleveland will be featuring conversations on Ohio ballot measures. Issue 2 "requires state agencies to not pay more for prescription drugs than the federal Department of Veterans Affairs...

Why Border Enforcement Backfired
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Friday, October 20, 2017, 12:00 p.m.

Why Border Enforcement Backfired

For the last few decades, a key element of U.S. immigration policy has been border enforcement - especially along on the U.S.-Mexico border. Since the early 1990s, Congress has steadily increased funding for border patrols and authorized the building of...

2017 Cleveland Mayoral Debate
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Thursday, October 19, 2017, 12:00 p.m.

2017 Cleveland Mayoral Debate

Nine candidates competed in the 2017 Cleveland mayoral primary. The final two candidates are Frank G. Jackson and Zack Reed. Jackson, elected in 2005, is Cleveland's 57th mayor and is seeking his fourth four-year term. If elected, he will become Cleveland's...

Ohio 2018: Meet the Candidates
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Wednesday, October 11, 2017, 12:00 p.m.

Ohio 2018: Meet the Candidates

In 2018, Ohio will elect new statewide office holders. Leading up to the election, the City Club will be hosting conversations with candidates seeking statewide office. On March 13, Connie Pillich announced her candidacy for Governor of Ohio. An Air Force...

The Future of Puerto Rican Statehood
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Friday, October 06, 2017, 12:00 p.m.

The Future of Puerto Rican Statehood

This forum is canceled. Congressman Gutierrez and Oscar Lopez Riveria will remain in Puerto Rico to assist in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. In January 2017, President Obama commuted the sentence of perhaps the most recognizable Puerto Rican nationalist, Oscar...

Anatomy of Justice: The Mystery of Plea Agreements
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Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 4:00 p.m.

Anatomy of Justice: The Mystery of Plea Agreements

The Sixth Amendment guarantees that “in all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial, by an impartial jury.” And yet, in today's criminal justice system, very few cases go to trial. Instead, most cases...

2017 Constitution Day Forum
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Friday, September 15, 2017, 12:00 p.m.

2017 Constitution Day Forum

On September 17, 2017, the United States will celebrate the 230th anniversary of the signing of the Constitution. The U.S. Department of Citizenship and Immigration Services celebrates that entire week and encourages Americans "to reflect on the rights and responsibilities...

2017 Cleveland Mayoral Primary Debate
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Friday, August 25, 2017, 11:00 a.m.

2017 Cleveland Mayoral Primary Debate

Mayor Frank G. Jackson is seeking a fourth four-year term as Mayor of Cleveland and he is facing eight challengers. The top two finishers in the September 12 primary will advance to the general election on November 7. In keeping with...

Criminal Justice Reform: What's Next for Cuyahoga County?
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Friday, August 18, 2017, 12:00 p.m.

Criminal Justice Reform: What's Next for Cuyahoga County?

There is an emerging groundswell of support for criminal justice reform and efforts to end mass incarceration in the United States. Recently, art collector and philanthropist Agnes Gund donated $165 million from the sale of a rare painting to raise...

Bias, Fake News, and the State of the Fourth Estate
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Friday, August 11, 2017, 12:00 p.m.

Bias, Fake News, and the State of the Fourth Estate

Since President Trump first used the term "fake news" just a few weeks into his presidency, the term has become a key part of American lexicon - and for good reason. According to the Pew Research Center, 62 percent of...

The State of America’s Cities
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Friday, August 04, 2017, 12:00 p.m.

The State of America’s Cities

Join us for a special forum with Cleveland Councilman Matt Zone, the 2017 President of the National League of Cities. From the front lines, Mr. Zone will discuss the challenges facing America’s cities, and the local solutions that are moving...

Remarks from Corey R. Lewandowski
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Thursday, August 03, 2017, 12:00 p.m.

Remarks from Corey R. Lewandowski

Corey R. Lewandowski has spent his career in politics. He worked for several campaigns and for the Americans for Prosperity advocacy group in a variety of roles, including serving as the national director for voter registration. Born and raised...

The Future of the Republican Party and Political Culture in Ohio
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Friday, July 21, 2017, 12:00 p.m.

The Future of the Republican Party and Political Culture in Ohio

Ohio Republicans currently hold the majority in the Ohio House of Representatives, the Ohio Senate, and the Ohio Supreme Court, not to mention the majority of Ohio’s delegation to U.S. Congress. Ohio Republicans currently serve in every major statewide office...

Happy Dog Takes on the World: Protecting Cyberspace - Combating the Growing Global Cyber Threat
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Tuesday, July 11, 2017, 6:30 p.m.

Happy Dog Takes on the World: Protecting Cyberspace - Combating the Growing Global Cyber Threat

The frequency of cyberattacks across the globe have increased significantly in recent years. Investigations into Russian efforts to influence the recent U.S. presidential election are still ongoing and similar hackings occurred during France's last election cycle. Within the past couple...

Ohio 2018: Meet the Candidates
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Friday, July 07, 2017, 12:00 p.m.

Ohio 2018: Meet the Candidates

In 2018, Ohio will elect new statewide office holders. Leading up to the election, the City Club will be hosting conversations with candidates seeking statewide office. Mary Taylor was sworn in as Ohio’s 65th Lieutenant Governor on January 10, 2011, the...

The Changing Federal Policy Landscape:  What It Means for Poverty, Inequality, the Budget, and Places like Cleveland
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Friday, June 16, 2017, 12:00 p.m.

The Changing Federal Policy Landscape: What It Means for Poverty, Inequality, the Budget, and Places like Cleveland

In April, Congress narrowly avoided a government shutdown, approving a stopgap budget deal that included concessions from both sides. President Trump's 2018 budget, to be released the week of May 22, is expected to bolster spending for the military and...

Ohio 2018: Meet the Candidates
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Friday, May 26, 2017, 12:00 p.m.

Ohio 2018: Meet the Candidates

In 2018, Ohio will elect new statewide office holders. Leading up to the election, the City Club will be hosting conversations with candidates seeking statewide office. Joe Schiavoni has represented the 33rd Senate District in the State House - encompassing Columbiana...

Ride and Learn: Cleveland's Midway Protected Bike Network
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Tuesday, May 23, 2017, 5:00 p.m.

Ride and Learn: Cleveland's Midway Protected Bike Network

Nationally, bike trips of all types have more than doubled between 2001 and 2009. In addition, bike commuting has grown 47 percent over the past decade, with large cities seeing 73 percent growth. Cycling for transportation is still most common...

The New American Heartland
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Thursday, May 18, 2017, 3:00 p.m.

The New American Heartland

The plight of middle America and the white working class became a focal point of the 2016 presidential election. The recession, declines in traditional manufacturing jobs, and stagnant wages left many frustrated and angry that the economic prosperity witnessed on...

The First 100 Days of President Trump
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Friday, May 12, 2017, 12:00 p.m.

The First 100 Days of President Trump

President Donald J. Trump just finished his first 100 days, the time period where a President has the most power and influence. Prior to his inauguration, President Trump put forth an ambitious agenda: clean up corruption in Washington, D.C., protect...

Happy Dog Takes on the World: European Election Update - Will Populism Prevail?
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Tuesday, May 02, 2017, 6:30 p.m.

Happy Dog Takes on the World: European Election Update - Will Populism Prevail?

With the surprising results of the Brexit Referendum and the election of Donald J. Trump as President of the United States, all eyes turn to the French and German elections to gauge the influence of populism and voter discontent in...

Remarks from Senator Bernie Sanders
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Monday, May 01, 2017, 7:00 a.m.

Remarks from Senator Bernie Sanders

On April 30, 2015, Senator Bernie Sanders announced his plan to run for President. Running on a campaign that rallied to make college tuition debt free, to create a living wage, to stymie the influence of Wall Street on politics,...

The Crime of Complicity: The Bystander from the Holocaust to Today
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Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 12:00 p.m.

The Crime of Complicity: The Bystander from the Holocaust to Today

In The Crime of Complicity, author Amos N. Guiora examines the bystander effect through the lens of his parents’ personal Holocaust story. Six million Jews were killed during the Holocaust, the deadliest genocide in our history. Since the mid-1940s, “Never...

Dinner + Dialogue: Cleveland on the Rise - Who's Benefiting and Who is Left Behind?
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Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 5:00 p.m.

Dinner + Dialogue: Cleveland on the Rise - Who's Benefiting and Who is Left Behind?

Cleveland development has been booming in places like Downtown and Ohio City while other neighborhoods continue to vie for investment dollars, hoping to capitalize on the growing interest in city living. Have the recent developments in real estate and infrastructure...

2017 State of the County
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Wednesday, April 19, 2017, 12:00 p.m.

2017 State of the County

“When I look into the future, I see our County as a place bursting at the seams with art, music, sports, great food, festivals, waterfront recreation, distinctive places, all converging in a dynamic, diverse community.” - 2016 State of the...

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