City Club of Cleveland
June 1, 2015 Shrinks: The Untold Story of Psychiatry06/01/15
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.
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,...
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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.