City Club of Cleveland
July 24, 2015 To Defuse Police Violence, Hire More...07/24/15
Katherine Spillar, Executive Director of the Feminist Majority Foundation, discusses how adding equal numbers of women to police departments nationwide is critical to reducing incidents of police violence and enhancing the ability of police to improve...
July 22, 2015 We Are Not Enemies
Dr. Benjamin Carson, author, philanthropist, former director of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Children's Center and candidate for the Republican nomination for the President of the United States details his platform, including a call for a...
July 17, 2015 The Great Lakes Seaway System – Connecting...
As part of the Year of Clean Water series focused on elevating the value of water, Betty Sutton, Administrator of the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation, delivers the annual State of the Great Lakes address, sharing how the Saint Lawrence...
July 16, 2015 Inevitable: How Disruptive Shifts in...
Dustin Haisler, Chief Innovation Officer of e.Republic, provides a look into the underlying trends and technologies that are disrupting the status quo and what you can do to take advantage of them.
July 10, 2015 Remarks by Janet Yellen
Dr. Janet Yellen, Chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, she discusses the Federal Reserve Bank’s future economic outlook.
July 7, 2015 Happy Dog Takes On The World: What You Need...
Avidan Y. Cover, J.D., Assistant Professor of Law; Director, Institute for Global Security Law and Policy at Case Western Reserve University and Joshua Stacher, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Political Science at Kent State University the legal,...
June 29, 2015 Building Economic Resilience in The Great...
Harriet Tregoning, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Office of Community Planning and Development at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, discusses how to build economic resilience in the Great Lakes metropolitan areas.
June 26, 2015 Three Ideas That Will Transform Our Future...
Working from her own experience at the helm of one of our region's top informal science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education providers, Great Lakes Science Center President Dr. Ellenbogen shares her vision of what smart...
June 19, 2015 Why A Better Agriculture Is our Only Hope...
Kristin Ohlson, journalist and author of The Soil Will Save Us, discusses the ways that we can not only heal the land but also turn atmospheric carbon into beneficial soil carbon and finally get some traction on reducing the load of greenhouse gases...
June 17,2015 Civitism: Cleveland City Council's Policy...
Kevin J. Kelley, Cleveland City Council President, reflects on past accomplishments, current challenges and promising opportunities for the future of the city of Cleveland.
June 12, 2015 Health Care: Our Collective Future
Thomas Zenty, CEO of University Hospitals, discusses how our region can reach a new, higher state of health by doing the same things each of us must do for our own healthy futures: create the right partnerships and make the right choices.
June 5, 2015 Business As A Force For Good
Carolyn Y. Woo, Ph.D., President and CEO of Catholic Relief Services, discusses how, through inclusive development, focus on transparency, and commitment to metrics, we can attempt to bring about a more peaceful and prosperous world.
June 2, 2015 Happy Dog Takes on The World: Refugees -...
Jason Cheek, RN, BSN, Refugee Health Program Coordinator for Neighborhood Family Practice, Danielle Drake, Community Relations Manager for US Together, Khoon Thomas Kate, Program Coordinator for The Refugee Response discuss the plight of refugees in a...
June 2, 2014 The Future of Historically Black College and...
A panel featuring Robert Michael Franklin, Jr., Ph.D., President Emeritus of Morehouse College, Cynthia Jackson-Hammond, Ph.D., President of Central State University, Claude G. Perkins, Ph.D., President of Virginia Union University and moderated by...
June 1, 2015 Shrinks: The Untold Story of Psychiatry
Jeffrey Lieberman, M.D., Chairman of Psychiatry at Columbia University Medical Center and author of Shrinks: The Untold Story of Psychiatry, discusses the history of psychiatry's evolution from "mystical pseudoscience" to a respected medical...
May 29, 2015 How Not To Help The Black Underclass
Jason Riley, senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, columnist for The Wall Street Journal, and author of Please Stop Helping Us: How Liberals Make it Harder for Blacks, discusses how well-intentioned welfare programs could actually be holding black...
May 27, 2015 Connecting with the Corridor
A panel of participating stakeholders and the Opportunity Corridor Partnership featuring Freddy L. Collier, Jr., Director of City Planning, City of Cleveland, Marie Kittredge, Executive Director, Opportunity Corridor Partnership, and Myron S. Pakush,...
May 28, 2015 Where The State Budget Is Headed - And Why It...
Timothy S. Keen, Director of Budget and Management for the State of Ohio, discusses the short- and long-term impacts of budget planning and why it's so important for all Ohioans.
May 22, 2015 Ending Child Poverty Now
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.
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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.