The Way Forward Leader Lunch Breaks take place every Wednesday at noon. Visit our calendar to see upcoming sessions.
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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.
ADAPTING IN TIMES OF CRISIS TO SERVE THE HOMELESS AND VULNERABLE POPULATIONS IN CLEVELAND
Maria A. Foschia (CLI 2010), MBA, LSW, Acting CEO & Chief Operating Officer, Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry
Maria discussed Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry’s work with the homeless and vulnerable populations and how they’ve pivoted to continue serving those individuals during the pandemic.
THE RISE OF CROWDFUNDING DURING COVID-19
Dawn Arrington (CBB 2020), Cleveland Action Strategist, ioby
Dawn shared how grass-roots programs and nonprofits are leveraging the ioby platform to bring under-funded initiatives and projects to life during the pandemic as traditional sources of funding are no longer available.
DACA: A REGIONAL PERSPECTIVE
Joe Cimperman (LC 2003), President, Global Cleveland
Joe shared why the Supreme Court’s DACA decision is important for our region, the roll international newcomers play in our community, and what Global Cleveland is doing to support them during the pandemic.