City Club of Cleveland
May 22, 2015 Ending Child Poverty Now05/22/15
Marian Wright Edelman, President of the Children's Defense Fund, discusses possible solutions to significantly reduce child poverty.
May 20, 2015 ENGAGE!@TheCityClub: Finding Your Passion
Stewart Kohl, Co-CEO at The Riverside Company and a member of the Board of Trustees at Cleveland Clinic, discusses how to find your passion when you want to give back to your community.
May 19, 2015 What's Up With The Labor Market?
Erica Groshen, Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor Statistics, provides an update on recent labor market developments, both nationally and locally.
May 15, 2015 More Than Harvard: Building a Great Public...
Scott L. Scarborough, president of The University of Akron, draws upon his decades of experience in both the private sector and higher education to discuss how and why a truly great public university must emerge in Northeast Ohio.
May 11, 2015 Youth Forum: The Power of Innovation II
Students from Northeast Ohio are invited to hear a panel discussion on entrepreneurship featuring Mel McGee, Founder and CEO of We Can Code IT, Alison Tanker, Founding Director of Tigress, and Brian Tighe, Co-Founder and CEO of BevBench.
April 15, 2015 State of the County
Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish delivers his first State of the County Address.
May 8, 2015 Millennials and Entrepreneurship: A...
A panel featuring Lena Kelly, Fellow, Venture for America and Digital Storyteller, BoxCast; Scott Shane, Ph.D., A. Malachi Mixon III Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies, Case Western Reserve University; Andrew Yang, Founder and CEO, Venture for...
May 6, 2015 A Bird's Eye View of Climate Change
Gary Langham, Ph.D., Vice President and Chief Scientist at the National Audubon Society, discusses the results of this study and the steps being taken to protect our nation's birds from the threat of global warming.
May 5, 2015 Happy Dog Takes on the World: The World Water...
A panel discussion featuring David Christof, Run Around USA for Safe Drinking Water; Elizabeth Holst, Founder & CEO, SplashLink; and Erin Huber, Executive Director, Drink Local, Drink Tap on the world water crisis and learn how we can bring safe...
May 1, 2015 Professional Fulfillment and Pro Bono Work
Thomas A. Mesereau, Jr., Principal at Mesereau Law Group, discusses his volunteer and pro bono work throughout the United States and the founding of “Mesereau Free Legal Clinic,” where judges, lawyers, law students, community activists, and college...
April 28, 2015 Adding Injury to Inequality: The Costs of...
David Michaels, M.P.H, Ph.D., Assistant Secretary of Labor for OSHA, discusses the current issues and trends in workplace safety.
April 27, 2015 Youth Forum: Political Activism
Former State Representative Matt Dolan, NEOMG Reporter Henry J. Gomez and State Senator Nina Turner discuss how young people can become politically active.
April 24, 2015 Justice for All: Time to Make it Real
Martha Bergmark, Founding Executive Director of Voices for Civil Justice, shares her perspectives on both the crisis that confronts our civil justice system, with millions of Americans lacking basic access to justice, and today’s encouraging prospects...
April 22, 2015 How Cleveland and The Rust Belt Can Come...
Joel Kotkin, Roger Hobbs Distinguished Fellow in Urban Studies at Chapman University and one of the nation's leading thinkers on urban development and the global economy, discusses the evolution and future of Cleveland and other Rust Belt cities.
April 17, 2015 Rethinking Autism: Opening New Doors in...
Stephen M. Shore, EdD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Ruth S. Ammon School of Education, Adelphi University, offers practical solutions for considering characteristics of autism as potential springboards to success in education, employment, effective...
April 10, 2015 A Century of Community Foundations: The...
A panel of local community foundation and philanthropic leaders featuring Brian Frederick, President & CEO, Community Foundation of Lorain County; John Garofolo, Vice President, Community Investment, Akron Community Foundation; India Pierce Lee,...
April 7, 2015 Happy Dog Takes on the World: The Social and...
Michael N. Melampy, Ph.D., an ecologist and Professor of Biology at Baldwin Wallace University, and Steve Cagan, a photographer based in Cleveland who has been leading a multimedia project to expose the impact of gold mining in El Chocó, Colombia,...
April 3, 2015 RNC2016: Mark Everson's Six Point Plan for...
Former Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner and current Republican candidate for president, Mark Everson discusses the second point of his six point plan for America: tackling the lawlessness of big banks.
March 30, 2015 Hubble@25: Rewriting History Yet Unwritten
James M. Free, Director of the NASA John H. Glenn Research Center, and NASA Astronaut Michael T. Good discuss the significance of Hubble and its still yet-to-be written discoveries.
March 27, 2015 Making A Business Case for the True Value...
Edwin Pinero, Senior Vice President for Sustainability and Public Affairs at Veolia Water North America, discusses the economic value of water from both the international and water-rich regional perspectives.
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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.