City Club of Cleveland
June 29, 2015 Building Economic Resilience in The...06/29/15
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.
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.
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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.