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Featuring 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.

Featuring 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.
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Featuring 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.

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The City Club of Cleveland 850 Euclid Avenue Cleveland, OH 44114 (216) 621-0082


Episodes

December 8, 2017 - The Color of Law: Housing, Segregation, and Education in the U.S.

12/7/2017
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In Cleveland, 45 percent of African-American residents live in neighborhoods that are nearly 80 percent people of color. However, if we are to measure segregation by exposure to other races, our metro area ranks as one of the most segregated. Richard Rothstein, research associate at the Economic Policy Institute and fellow at the Thurgood Marshall Institute of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, explains.

Duration: 00:56:45


December 7, 2017 - The Urban League of Greater Cleveland: A Century of Advocacy

12/6/2017
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Over the last 100 years, the Urban League of Greater Cleveland has been able to secure its future and develop new programs that empower the communities they serve. They work to counteract issues of discrimination and advocate for those on the economic and social margins. CEO and President Marsha Mockabee reflects on the past and looks ahead to the future.

Duration: 00:56:45


December 4, 2017 - Debating Ohio: Democratic Candidates for Governor

12/4/2017
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Democratic candidates Connie Pillich, former member, Ohio House of Representatives, Joe Schiavoni, Ohio Senator, Betty Sutton, former member, U.S. House of Representatives and Nan Whaley, Mayor, City of Dayton explain their platforms and differences and why they deserve your vote in the race for Ohio governor in a debate moderated by Statehouse News Bureau Chief Karen Kasler and WKYC Channel 3 News Anchor Russ Mitchell.

Duration: 00:56:45


December 1, 2017 - What Form Will Tax Reform Take?

11/30/2017
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President Trump recently outlined changes to the tax code, but current predictions indicate the plan will help corporations with high tax rates, high-income households and low-income households, but hurt the middle class. Jared Bernstein, Senior Fellow at the Center on Budget and Policy and former Chief Economist and Economic Adviser to Vice President Joe Biden, Grover Norquist, President, Americans for Tax Reform, and Marna Ricker, Central Region Tax Managing Partner, EY along with...

Duration: 00:56:45


November 29, 2017 - Beyond Banned Books: Censorship in Education

11/28/2017
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The United States does not have a national curriculum, leaving the state, principals, teachers, parents, and community members as influential stakeholders. Early in October, the public school district in Biloxi, Mississippi continued the long enduring tradition of banning "To Kill a Mockingbird" from being taught in their public schools. A panel discusses the impact of censorship in public schools.

Duration: 00:57:55


November 28, 2017 - Ohio 2018: Meet the Candidates

11/27/2017
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On March 20, Jim Renacci announced his candidacy for Governor of Ohio. Renacci was elected to the United States House of Representatives in November 2010 and is serving his fourth term representing the 16th district of Ohio. Currently, he serves on the House Ways and Means Committee and the House Budget Committee. Rep. Renacci explains his 2018 campaign.

Duration: 00:59:37


November 17, 2017 - Man vs. Machine: The Future of Manufacturing in Ohio

11/16/2017
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As the rise of robots and automated machinery continues, manufacturing will become more productive with less human workers here in Ohio. Alicia Booker, Vice President, Cuyahoga Community College, Scott N. Paul, President, Alliance for American Manufacturing, Michael D. Siegal, Chairman and CEO, Olympic Steel, Inc. and moderator Elizabeth McIntyre, Publisher and Editor, Crain's Cleveland Business, discuss how Ohio can remain a leader in manufacturing.

Duration: 00:56:45


November 16, 20167 - Representative Reporting: News from a Divided Country

11/15/2017
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Growing up in Kansas, Sheinelle Jones idolized news anchors on NBC, aspiring to join their ranks. This dream followed her throughout college to co-host of FOX’s Emmy Award-winning morning show, “Good Day Philadelphia.” Now, she’s a correspondent for TODAY and a co-anchor of TODAY, Weekend Edition on NBC. Jones tells us about her journey.

Duration: 00:56:45


November 10, 2017 - Powerful Partnerships: Educational Success through Family Engagement

11/9/2017
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Power partnerships between families and schools can support both student achievement and school improvement. To overcome some of the barriers to effective family engagement, this shift often includes training and reexamining the practitioners own biases. Karen L. Mapp, Ed.D. Program Director, Education, Policy and Management Master's Program, Harvard Graduate School of Education, explains.

Duration: 00:56:45


November 9, 2017 - Ohio 2018: Meet the Candidates

11/8/2017
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On May 8, Nan Whaley announced her candidacy for governor of Ohio. She was first elected to office in 2005 as a member of the Dayton City Commission and was elected Mayor of Dayton in 2013. Whaley ran unopposed and was re-elected mayor earlier this year. Mayor Whaley explains the plans she has for the state of Ohio if elected governor.

Duration: 00:58:52


November 3, 2017 - The 50 Year Policy Legacy of Mayor Carl B. Stokes

11/2/2017
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This year marks the 50th anniversary of the election of Cleveland Mayor Carl Stokes, the first African-American mayor of a major U.S. city. John R. Corlett, President and Executive Director, The Center for Community Solutions, Dr. Ronnie A. Dunn, Associate Professor of Urban Studies, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs, Cleveland State University, Amy Hanauer, Executive Director, Policy Matters Ohio, Randy McShepard, Vice President of Public Affairs, RPM International, Inc. and...

Duration: 01:05:26


November 1, 2017 -

10/31/2017
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There are currently hundreds of early college programs in the United States, supported by national and state legislation. Ian Bickford, Ph.D., Provost and Vice President of Bard College at Simon’s Rock and former Dean of Early Colleges at Bard, discusses the benefits of attending early college.

Duration: 00:57:11


October 27, 2017 -

10/26/2017
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In the last several years, what constitutes free speech is now routinely under scrutiny by both the right and left. At this year’s City Club Annual Meeting, we consider the State of Free Speech. Floyd Abrams is the keynote speaker.

Duration: 00:56:45


October 26, 2017 Transition from Volume to Value: The Future of Value-Based Care

10/25/2017
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The goal of the value-based care model is to lower healthcare costs and improve quality and outcomes for patients. Now, despite bipartisan support, the future of the Affordable Care Act is uncertain. Dr. Farzad Mostashari explains.

Duration: 00:58:20


October 25, 2017 - Ohio Ballot Beat: Issue 2

10/24/2017
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Proponents of Issue 2 argue it would save taxpayers millions; opponents say it would increase prescription prices for those with private insurance. Dale Butland, spokesperson for Ohioans Against the Deceptive RX Issue, and Dennis Kucinich, spokesperson for Ohio Taxpayers for Lower Drug Prices debate the issue. The debate is moderated by WKYC Senior Health Correspondent Monica Robins.

Duration: 00:59:25


October 24, 2017 - Unequal Opportunity: Overcoming Educational Inequality

10/23/2017
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Gaps in education for low-income and minority children result in limited economic opportunities in adulthood. Policies like No Child Left Behind try to correct this imbalance. John B. King, Jr., discusses the progress being made.

Duration: 00:59:55


October 20, 2017 - Why Border Enforcement Backfired

10/19/2017
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How does a “hard line” stance on illegal immigration affect the steady increase in undocumented immigrants entering the U.S. from Mexico? Douglas S. Massey, Ph.D., of Princeton University explains.

Duration: 00:56:45


October 19, 2017 - 2017 Cleveland Mayoral Debate

10/18/2017
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The final two mayoral candidates, Mayor Frank G. Jackson and Councilman Zack Reed, explain their platforms and differences and why they deserve your vote in a debate moderated by ideastream® senior host/producer Rick Jackson.

Duration: 00:57:29


October 13, 2017 - The Future of Imagination: Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, and How We Shape Our World

10/12/2017
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Philip Lelyveld, Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality Project Lead, USC Entertainment Technology Center; Kimberly Culp, Counsel, Venable LLP; and Jarryd Huntley, Software Development Instructor, We Can Code IT, and Adjunct Professor, Computer Games and Simulation Design, Lorain County Community College, discuss the rise of virtual and augmented realities and how virtual experiences are changing our world in a conversation moderated by Patrick Kabat, Adjunct Professor of Law of the Case...

Duration: 00:56:45


October 11, 2017 Ohio 2018: Meet the Candidates

10/10/2017
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Connie Pillich, former Democratic member of the Ohio House of Representatives, representing the 28th District, details her candidacy for Governor.

Duration: 00:57:53

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