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Food Insecurity Challenges &  Solutions

Food Insecurity Challenges & Solutions

Speakers: Darcy Freedman, PhD, Professor, CWRU School of Medicine Julie Johnson, CEO, The Hunger Network. Food insecurity has increased since the pandemic, with an estimated 226,000 people hungry in Cuyahoga ...
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Constitutional Crisis, Insurrection or Democracy….in 2024

Constitutional Crisis, Insurrection or Democracy….in 2024

Speakers: Jonathan Entin, JD, CWRU Emeritus Law and Political Science Professor Cherie Strachan, PhD, Director, Ray C. Bliss Institute of Applied Politics University of Akron How will the 2022 election ...
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Labor Shortage: What’s the Future in Northeast Ohio and Beyond?

Labor Shortage: What’s the Future in Northeast Ohio and Beyond?

Speakers:  Bethia Burke, President, Cleveland-based Fund for our Economic Future Jacob Duritsky, Vice President, Strategy & Research, Team Northeast Ohio (Team NEO) Studies show that labor shortages are still prevalent ...
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Water: You Don’t Know What You’ve Got ‘til It’s Gone

Water: You Don’t Know What You’ve Got ‘til It’s Gone

Speakers: Kristin Hall, Executive Director, Cuyahoga Soil & Water Conservation District Judy Huichun Zhang, Associate Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, CWRU Lake Erie is an asset of Ohio that is ...
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Midterm Elections: Meltdown, Referendum or Party Switching?

Midterm Elections: Meltdown, Referendum or Party Switching?

Speaker: Tom Sutton PhD, Director, Community Research Institute, Baldwin Wallace University Inflation, gas prices, guns violence abortion and democracy itself. All are on the ballot. The party that occupies the ...
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Financial Challenges of Healthcare

Financial Challenges of Healthcare

Speaker: Donna Graham, Vice President, Revenue Cycle, MetroHealth Medical Center; Kinsey Jolliff, Principal, Health Policy & Payment Innovation, The MetroHealth System. Staffing shortages, rising expenses, supply chain issues and limited ...
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Where Have All the (Affordable) Houses Gone?

Where Have All the (Affordable) Houses Gone?

Speakers: Sally Martin, Director, and Tim Kobie, Manager, Strategic Code Enforcement Initiatives, both of Cleveland Building and Housing Department Ayonna Blue Donald, Vice President, Ohio Market, Enterprise Community Partners The ...
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Getting to Know Non-Binary People

Getting to Know Non-Binary People

Speakers: Kate Mozynski, Staff Attorney, Equality Ohio; Phyllis "Seven" Harris, Executive Director, LGBT Community Center of Greater Cleveland Most of us know people who are gay, lesbian or transgender, but ...
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Post-Roe: Impact & Options

Post-Roe: Impact & Options

Speakers: Adarsh Krishen MD, MMM, FAAFP, Chief Medical Officer, Planned Parenthood of Greater Ohio Mary Schatzman RN, gynecology, Northeast Ohio Women's Center What will the vulnerable do without Roe? A ...
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Guns: How Can We Keep Our Loved Ones Safe?

Guns: How Can We Keep Our Loved Ones Safe?

Speakers: Brent Larkin, Columnist, cleveland.com Ohio State Senator Matt Dolan (R-24) Gun deaths rose 43% from 2010 to 2020, according to the Pew Research Center. The Gun Violence Archive reports ...
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