Forum

Resetting the Table: Creating an Urban Equity Agenda

SETTING THE TABLE: CREATING AN URBAN EQUITY AGENDAMonday, February 28, 2022 | 8:30am – 10:00am
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After many efforts to address inequality over the years, why have so many low-income neighborhoods in Cleveland and surrounding first-ring communities not seen significant improvement in their quality of life and access to economic opportunity?  PolicyBridge, a Cleveland think tank focused on African American policy issues, recently released a report, Resetting the Table, exploring that core question.

Resetting the Table concludes that “single-issue initiatives and well-intentioned endeavors are not enough to combat systemic, intersecting challenges” and recommends cross sector planning that spans workforce development, community and economic development, education, neighborhood security, health, and wellness.

The Levin College of Urban Affairs, in partnership with PolicyBridge, is hosting a year-long forum series asking the question: Is it possible to implement cross sector planning that addresses the intersecting social and economic challenges facing Cleveland? Please join us for the inaugural discussion with key Cleveland leaders.

Program Participants
  • Greg Brown, PolicyBridge
  • Bradford Davy, Chief Strategy Officer, City of Cleveland
  • India Pierce Lee, Cleveland Foundation
  • Baiju Shah, Greater Cleveland Partnership
  • Moderated by: Randell McShepard, Chair, PolicyBridge