The Way Forward Leader Lunch Breaks take place every Wednesday at noon. Visit our calendar to see upcoming sessions.
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CENSUS 2020: CRITICAL TO CLE’S FUTURE
Juan Galeano, Project Consultant: 2020 Census, The Cleveland Foundation
Juan shared a number of initiatives that have already taken place to increase the Census response, what’s still to come, and how people can pitch in and help increase the response from underrepresented populations.
THE CLEVELAND POLICE FOUNDATION: AFFECTING SYSTEMIC CHANGE
Grant Dinner (LC 2019), Chief Operating Officer | Board of Directors President, Weinberg Wealth Management, LLC | The Cleveland Police Foundation
Angela Thi Bennett (ALI 2018, CLI 2017), Consultant, Director of Development and Programming, The Cleveland Police Foundation
Grant and Angela discussed how the Cleveland Police Foundation is fostering stronger relationships between the community and police officers through a number of programs, including the Public Safety Career Pipeline Program.
CREATING A COMMUNITY-WIDE CONVERSATION ON RACE
Eddie Harrell (LC 2015), Regional Vice President, Radio One
Kevin Griffin (LC 2019), Senior Vice President, The Adcom Group
Eddie and Kevin talked about the collaboration that created the Justice for All radio presentation got started, how they designed the program, and what the next steps are for our community and its leaders.
THE CONSENT DECREE: A MONITOR’S PERSPECTIVE
Timothy Tramble (LC 2010), President and CEO, Saint Luke’s Foundation of Cleveland
Tim provides background on the Consent Decree, the process of implementation, and the role of the monitors.
CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM
Rebecca Ruppert McMahon (LC 2018, CBB 2008), Chief Executive Officer, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association (CMBA)
Ian N. Friedman, Esq., Founding Partner, Immediate Past CMBA Board President, Friedman & Nemecek, L.L.C.
Becky and Ian shared how CMBA is advancing racial equity and inclusion within the legal space in Cleveland.
EVICTIONS AND THE RIGHT TO REPRESENTATION IN THE TIME OF COVID
Hazel Remesch, Supervising Attorney, The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland
Hazel discussed her work in establishing the right to representation in housing court and how the pandemic is affecting housing for our community and those facing eviction.