City Club of Cleveland
March 25, 2015 State of Downtown: Beyond the RNC03/25/15
A panel of experts featuring Terry Egger, Executive Chair, Cleveland RNC Host Committee; Joseph A. Marinucci, President & CEO, Downtown Cleveland Alliance; and Michael Smith, President & CEO, Charlotte Center City Partners talk about the ramifications...
March 19, 2015 Let's Talk About Injustice: A Community Conversation
Bryan Stevenson, attorney, human rights activist and author of "Just Mercy," leads a community conversation on racial injustice providing insights on social justice and its legal context.
March 20, 2014 The Roberts Court: The First Decade
Linda Greenhouse, former New York Times correspondent covering the Supreme Court, reviews the social and political implications of decisions made by the Roberts Court.
March 16, 2015 Charter Schools: Ohio's White Whale
Stephen Dyer, Education Policy Fellow at Innovation Ohio, discusses how and why Ohio has struggled to achieve excellence in its charter schools.
March 4, 2015 State of the City
Frank G. Jackson, Mayor of Cleveland, delivers the 10th annual State of the City address in an unscripted, live public conversation with a KeyCorp Chairwoman and CEO Beth Mooney.
March 13, 2015 High School Debate Championship
Sebastian Williams of Gilmour Academy and Chandler Koon of University School debate the resolution: just governments ought to require employers to pay a living wage.
March 11, 2015 The Presidency, Power and the Middle East
Aaron David Miller, Vice-President for New Initiatives and a Distinguished Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, discusses issues currently at play in the Middle East, paying particular attention to the role the American...
March 6, 2015 It's Time For The Freedom To Marry
Evan Wolfson, Founder and President of Freedom to Marry, joins WCPN host Dee Perry in a discussion of the historical, political and social evolution of marriage equality in the United States.
March 3, 2015 Happy Dog Takes On The World: Israel and Palestine -...
Joel Beinin, Ph.D., a historian at Stanford University and one of the country’s leading scholars on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, discusses, with WCPN host/producer Tony Ganzer, the current state of the conflict following Prime Minister Benjamin...
February 27, 2015 A Plan for Growth: Ohio and the Next State Budget
Ohio Representative and current speaker of the Ohio House of Representatives Cliff Rosenberger discusses his plans for Ohio, paying specific attention to education, economic growth and the next state budget.
February 24, 2015 Towards Full Equality: Transgender Identity In...
A panel featuring Susan J. Becker, Professor of Law Emerita, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland State University; Henry Ng, M.D., MPH, FAACP, FACP, President, Gay and Lesbian Medical Association; Clinical Director, PRIDE Clinic; Assistant...
February 20, 2015 Hacked: The Threat Of Cybersecurity
A panel of industry leaders and government experts, including Joseph M. Demarest, Jr., Assistant Director, Cyber Division, Federal Bureau of Investigation; Amy G. Brady, Chief Information Officer, KeyBank; and James Noga, Vice President and Chief...
February 19, 2015 Gay Games 2014: Lessons & Legacies
A panel including John Grafton, Board Member, Gay Community Endowment Fund of the Akron Community Foundation; Phyllis Harris, Executive Director, LGBT Community Center of Greater Cleveland; Thomas Nobbe, Executive Director, 2014 Gay Games; and...
February 18, 2015 History Matters: Understanding The Role Of Policy,...
A panel discussion on new research, commissioned by Cuyahoga PlaceMatters in partnership with The Kirwin Institute, that highlights the importance of historic real estate policies and their implications for Cuyahoga County's contemporary development...
February 13, 2015 From Brown v. Board 1954 To Ferguson 2014: Why Have...
Richard Rothstein, research associate of the Economic Policy Institute and author of The Making of Ferguson: Public Policies at the Root of its Troubles, discusses segregation in American schools, paying particular attention to the role of public...
February 6, 2015 The 2015 State of Manufacturing
National Association of Manufacturers President and CEO Jay Timmons discusses the advances in manufacturing, current policy challenges and the manufacturing agenda for leadership in 2015.
February 3, 2015 Happy Dog Take on the World: China and Hong Kong...
For the first Happy Dog takes on the World of 2015, a panel featuring Paul Schroeder, Ph.D., Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science, Case Western Reserve University, Qingshan Forrest Tan, Ph.D., Professor of Political Science, Cleveland...
February 4, 2014 Just Tell The Truth
Jason Vines, President of Vines Communication LLC, discusses on his new book, "What Did Jesus Drive? Crisis PR in Cars, Computers and Christianity," reflecting on his experiences at Ford Motor Company, Chrysler and offering insights into the world of...
January 29, 2014 Youth Forum: The Cleveland Renaissance
A panel of Cleveland leaders discuss the city's renaissance, featuring Marianne Crosley, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Cleveland Leadership Center; Tom Heinen, Co-President of Heinen’s Fine Food Stores; Alonzo Mitchell, Founder and...
January 30, 2015 From Science To Cancer Cures: How The Case...
Leaders from the Case Comprehensive Cancer Center—Brian J. Bolwell, M.D., FACP, Associate Director for the Taussig Cancer Institute, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center and Chairman, Taussig Cancer Institute, Cleveland Clinic; Stanton L. Gerson, M.D.,...
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More informationFeaturing The City Club of Cleveland's Friday Forum and other City Club events. Established to encourage new ideas and a free exchange of thought, this is the oldest continuous free speech forum in the country, renowned for its tradition of debate and discussion.
Each Forum is an hour long program. The program starts with a brief introduction followed by a 25-30 minute address by the speaker. Spirited, insightful and often challenging questions from the audience fill the final half hour of the program.