The Election for Mayor: A discussion about the future of Cleveland, a forum on August 29, 2017

The Election for Mayor: 
A discussion about the future of Cleveland
a forum moderated by Leila Atassi, The Plain Dealer

Tuesday August 29, 2017  7-8:30p.m.
Cost: Free & Open to the Public
Tinkham Veale University Center, CWRU Campus
11038 Bellflower Road, Cleveland OH

RSVP here  Forum flyer is here   Forum recap article
Forum Video

Tom Beres, Reporter, WKYC-TV (retired)

James L. Hardiman, Civil Rights Attorney and First Vice President-NAACP Cleveland Chapter

Chris Quinn, Editor and President, Advance Ohio

Moderator: Leila Atassi, Reporter, The Plain Dealer

Leila Atassi

Co-sponsored by the Case Western Reserve University Siegal Lifelong Learning Program, League of Women Voters-Greater Cleveland, and Plain Dealer

Corporate sponsor: First Interstate Properties, Ltd. 

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“Shaker Square: It’s past, present and future” Moderated by Steven Litt, Plain Dealer July 25, 2017

“Shaker Square: Its past, present and future”

Tuesday July 25, 2017 7:00-8:30p.m.
Moderated by Steven Litt, Plain Dealer
Cost: Free & Open to the Public
Shaker Public Library Main Branch, 16500 Van Aken Blvd 44120

Shaker Library Notice     Event flyer here   Forum Preview Here
Summary of forum from Cleveland Scene
Forum Video is here

Brandon E. Chrostowski, Founder, Edwins Leadership & Restaurant Inst.
Peter Rubin, President, The Coral Company
Edward W. Rybka, Chief of Regional Development, City of Cleveland
Captain John Sotomayor, Cleveland Police Fourth District

Positive excitement is building around the possibilities for Shaker Square. This panel will focus on Shaker Square’s past, present and future; retail, housing and security. Join us for an interesting discussion about this significant neighborhood for both Cleveland and Shaker Heights.


Steven Litt (photo by Lizzie Litt)

Sponsored by Shaker Heights Public Library and League of Women Voters-Cleveland and Shaker Chapters
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“The Drama of Four Key Elections in Cleveland” lecture by James F. Richardson-1984 (video)

“The Drama of Four Key Elections in Cleveland” lecture by James F. Richardson-1984 (video)
The link is here

Cleveland Politics
The Drama of Four Key Elections : 1907, 1915, 1921, and 1929
By James F. Richardson (1984)

Part of “Cleveland Heritage” series


Cleveland Neighborhoods from LiveCleveland!

The link is here

LiveCLEVELAND! is a 501(c)(3) non-profit community development organization dedicated to promoting the livability of Cleveland neighborhoods. Founded in 1983 as the Living in Cleveland Center, our organization works to attract more residents and visitors to the many neighborhoods within the City of Cleveland.LiveCLEVELAND! performs a variety of marketing efforts aimed at creating a positive public perception of Cleveland neighborhoods and the quality of life that is available in our great city.

In 2007, our organization launched its LiveCLEVELAND! marketing initiative. The foundation of this campaign is the first edition of the LiveCLEVELAND! guide and this ever-evolving website. Additional promotional efforts and direct marketing services to the City of Cleveland and community development corporations will continue to be a major focus of our organization.