Center for Civic Education

Urban Issues TV Series Archive

The Dean of the Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs at Cleveland State University hosts Urban Issues, a cable television program that focuses on public policy issues and Greater Cleveland's future.

Urban Issues is aired by all Northeast Ohio cable television networks as part of their public service responsibilities. Urban Issues is produced by students from the University's Department of Communications and is recorded at studios located on the Cleveland State University campus.

TV Schedule

Smart TV
An educational and community interest program of Adelphia Cable of Cleveland.
Sundays at 5:30 PM

Cox Cable
Wednesdays at 8:30 PM

Urban Issues Archives

Below is a list of past Urban Issues programs. These tapes are available for Watch or from the College of Urban Affairs Dean's office (UR 330). Please refer to the program number and taping date when requesting a video.

Season 13: 2007 - 2008
# Date Title Guests Video
13-1 10/24/07 Bioneers: Environmental Ingenuity in the 21st Century Kathy Hexter
Nancy King Smith
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13-2 10/24/07 Foreclosure Prevention in Cuyahogo County Mark Wiseman
Kermit Lind
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13-3 10/24/07 Industrial Landbanking Brian Reilly
Kevin O'Brien
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13-4 11/14/07 Collegetown Jack Boyle
Paul Volpe
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13-5 11/14/07 Strategic Development: The Port Authority's New Strategic Plan Brent Leslie
Harriet Applegate
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13-6 11/14/07 Regionalism in Practice: The Avon Interchange Howard Maier
Robert Brown
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13-7 2/13/08 Cuyahoga County's County-wide Land Bank Tony Brancatelli
Cleveland City Council, Ward 12
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13-8 2/13/08 Cleveland's Design District Ned Hill
Art Falco
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13-9 2/13/08 The Cleveland Innerbelt Project Craig Hebebrand
Robert Mavec
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13-10 4/16/08 The Future of Urban Farming in Northeast Ohio Brad Masi
Maurice Small
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13-11 4/16/08 The Medical Mart Tim Hagan
Dennis Madden
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13-12 4/16/08 The Status of Northeast Ohio's Economy Paul Oyaski
Jim Robey
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Season 12: 2006 - 2007
# Date Title Guests Video
12-1 10/5/06 Cleveland: The Incredible Shrinking City Sam Fulwood, The Plain Dealer
12-2 10/5/06 Leadership in an Entrepreneurial Region Tom Sudow, Beachwood Chamber of Commerce

Lee Friedman, Cleveland Leadership Center
12-3 10/5/06 Cleveland: Shrinking Cities. Growing Opportunities Mark Salling, Northern Ohio Data Information Systems Center for Community Solutions

India Pierce-Lee, The Cleveland Foundation
12-4 11/29/06 An Urban Agenda for the New Governor Martin Sweeney, Pres., Cleveland City Council

Deborah Sutherland, Mayor, Bay Village
12-5 11/29/06 The Business Agenda for the New Governor Andrew Banks, Pres., Mid-America Consulting Group
Carol Caruso Sr. VP for Gov Affairs, Greater Cleveland Partnership
12-6 11/29/06 Non Profits and Ohio's New Governor Robert Jaquay, Assoc. Dir., The Gund Foundation

Greg Brown, Exec. Dir. & Pres., The Center for Community Solutions
12-7 2/21/07 Regionalism in Northeast Ohio Fred Ramos, Mayor of Independence, Ohio
Bill Currin, Mayor of Hudson, Ohio
12-8 2/21/07 Cleveland's Brain Gain John McCann, Saeco

Noelle Celeste, Branching Out Cleveland
12-9 2/21/07 Foreclosure in Cuyahoga County Jim Rokakis, Cuyahoga County Treasurer
Mark Wiseman, Cuyahoga County Foreclosure Prevention Program
Season 11: 2005 - 2006
# Date Title Guests Video
11-1 10/5/05 CSU's Center for Election Integrity S. Candice Hoke, Director Center for Election Integrity

Sally Floerkowitz, Cuyahoga County Board of Elections
11-2 10/5/05 What We Learned From the Dutch Arine de la Porte Honorary Consul of the Netherlands for Ohio

Dr. Maurizio Sabini Associate Professor, Kent State University
11-3 10/5/05 Ingenuity in the Spotlight James Levin Ingenuity Festival of Arts & Technology

Rich Weiss Ingenuity Festival of Arts & Technology
11-4 11/16/05 Cleveland's B.I.D. Joe Marinucci Downtown Cleveland Partnership

Doug Miller Richard E. Jacobs Group
11-5 11/16/05 Race & Environmental Justice in New Orleans Sylvester Murray Professor, Levin College of Urban Affairs

Prester Picket, Howard A. Mims African American Cultural Center, Cleveland State University
11-6 11/16/05 Steelyard Commons Sabra Pierce-Scott, Councilwoman City of Cleveland Ward 8

Chris Ronayne Chief of Staff, City of Cleveland
11-7 02/06 Downtown Cleveland's Walkable Communities Tom Yablonsky, Historic Gateway Neighborhood Corporation

Nathan Zaremba President, Zaremba
11-8 02/06 How Innovation Creates Champions Jennifer Thomas, The Civic Innovation Lab

Randy McShepard, RPM International, Inc.
11-9 02/06 Emerging Cleveland Tour Season Erin Aleman, Emerging Cleveland Tour

Justin Glanville, Emerging Cleveland Tour
11-10 04/06 Ohio's Residency Restrictions and Cleveland Alan Weinstein, Cleveland Marshall of Law

Tom Bier Center for Housing Research & Policy, Levin College of Urban Affairs
11-11 04/06 Cleveland's Architectural Future Steve Litt, The Plain Dealer

William T. Eberhard, Oliver Design Group
11-12 04/06 Revisiting Tax Abatements Ken Lurie, Rysar

Linda Warren, Village Capital Corporation, Neighborhood Progress, Inc.
Season 10: 2004-2005
# Date Title Guests Video
10-1 9/22/04 Rebuilding and Eminent Domain Beryl Rothschild, Mayor City of University Heights

Dr. Alan Weinstein Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
10-2 9/22/04 The Voices in Cleveland Thomas Mulready, Founder Cool Cleveland Daniel

Gray-Kontar, Founder Urban Dialect Marketing Manager Catalyst Cleveland
10-3 9/22/04 Poverty in Cleveland Gregory Brown, Director of Policy Planning and Programs Center for Community Solutions

Sharon Milligan, Co-Director Center on Urban Poverty and Social Change Case Western Reserve University
10-4 1/17/04 Civic Voice and Politial Power The Honorable Merle Gordon Mayor of Beachwood

Randal McShepard Director of Community Affairs RPM, Inc.
10-5 11/17/04 Cleveland's Future The Honorable Jane Campbell, Mayor of Cleveland
10-6 11/17/04 A New Mall in Cleveland? Mitchell Schneider, Founding Principal and President First Interstate Properties, Ltd.

Merle Gordon, Councilperson for Ward 15, Cleveland
10-7 2/16/05 Public Policy and Cleveland's Future Sam Fullwood Columnist, The Plain Dealer
10-8 2/16/05 Regionalism Revisited Joe Cimperman, Cleveland Councilperson Ward 13

The Honorable Marty Zanotti Mayor of Parma Heights
10-9 2/16/05 Public Health and Fitness Barb Clint, Manager, ParkWorks' Clevelanders in Motion Program

Patrick Conway Co-Owner, Great Lakes Brewery
10-10 2/16/05 Ingenuity Festival of Arts & Technology Thomas Mulready, Co-Director, Ingenuity Fesitval of Arts & Technology

James Levin Co-Director, Ingenuity Fesitval of Arts & Technology
Email forum for availability.
10-11 4/27/05 Magnets and the Suburbs Ed Linehan School Choice Program Director, Hartford, Connecticut

Joseph Regano Superintendent, Solon City Schools
Email forum for availability.
10-12 4/27/05 Regionalism, Integration and Education John Gilbert Former Wake County, NC School Board Member

Danny Williams Senior Vice President & General Counsel, Greater Cleveland Partnership
Email forum for availability.
Season 9: 2003 - 2004
# Date Title Guests Video
9-1 9/24/03 Sustaining the First Suburbs Marcia Fudge, Mayor City of Warrensville Heights

Lou Tisler, Executive Director First Suburbs Consortium
Email forum for availability.
9-2 9/24/03 Cleveland's Foundations, Cleveland's Future David Abbott, Executive Director The George Gund Foundation

Ronn Richard, President The Cleveland Foundation
Email forum for availability.
9-3 9/24/03 Cities and Counties Dr. Kathleen Barber, Professor Emeritus John Carroll University

Dennis Eckart, President & CEO Greater Cleveland Growth Association
Email forum for availability.
9-4 11/12/03 Cleveland State Basketball Michael Garland, Head Coach, Men's Basketball Cleveland State University

Kate Peterson, Head Coach, Women's Basketball Cleveland State University
Email forum for availability.
9-5 11/12/03 Downtown Revitalization Michael Lang M. Lang Executive Attire

Cynthia Gray, Manager National City Bank, Playhouse Square
Email forum for availability.
9-6 11/12/03 20 Years at the Cleveland Foundation Steve Minter, Executive-in-Residence Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs Email forum for availability.
9-7 2/18/04 Lakewood--Lessons Learned Madeline Cain, former Mayor of Lakewood, Ohio Email forum for availability.
9-8 2/18/04 Cleveland Public Theatre Stephanie Morrison-Hrbek, Executive Director, Near West Theater

James A. Levin, Artistic Director
Cleveland Public Theatre
Email forum for availability.
9-9 2/18/04 Community Planning Partnership John Begala, Executive Director
Federation for Community Planning Dr.

Janet Kelly, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
Email forum for availability.
9-10 4/7/04 Homosexuality and Civil Rights Mark Tumeo, Vice Provost
Cleveland State University

Susan Becker, Associate Professor of Law, Cleveland State University
Email forum for availability.
9-11 4/7/04 The Future of Shaker Square Peter Rubin, President and CEO
The Coral Company

Chris Ronayne, Director, Cleveland City Planning Commission
Email forum for availability.
9-12 4/7/04 Creating a Regional Redevelopment Authority Thomas Longo, Mayor City of Garfield Heights

George Forbes, Principal
Forbes, Fields, and Associates, LPA
Email forum for availability.
Season 8: 2002 - 2003
# Date Title Guests Video
8-1 10/2/02 Planning the Lakefront Chris Ronayne, Director Cleveland City Planning Commission

Tracey Kirksey, Executive Director Glenville Development Corporation
Email forum for availability.
8-2 10/2/02 Linking the Avenue Lee Hill, President and CEO Downtown Cleveland Partnership

David Abbott, President University Circle Incorporated
Email forum for availability.
8-3 10/2/02 Art as an Economic Generator Lillian Kuri, Executive Director Cleveland Public Art

Gina Vernaci, Director of Programming Playhouse Square Center
Email forum for availability.
8-4 11/13/02 The BLUE Project (Building the Livable Urban Edge) David Beach, Director EcoCity Cleveland

Patricia Stevens Schmidt, Copeland Parker Stevens
Email forum for availability.
8-5 11/13/02 Leadership and Greater Cleveland's Economic Future Sam Fulwood III, Metro Columnist, The Plain Dealer

Brad Whitehead, Senior Fellow The Cleveland Foundation
Email forum for availability.
8-6 11/13/02 The Convention Center Merle Gordon, Cleveland City Councilwoman

Peter Lawson Jones, Cuyahoga County Commissioner
Email forum for availability.
8-7 2/5/03 The Rise, Fall, and Rise of Cleveland Larry Robinson, The Robinson Group Email forum for availability.
8-8 2/5/03 The Future of Cleveland Retail David O'Neill, Managing Director, Colliers International

Mark Rentala, Director of Retail CB Richard Ellis
Email forum for availability.
8-9 2/5/03 Cleveland's Humanitarian Heroes Mary Gygli, Associate Director of Communications, American Red Cross

Mary Beth Herd, Communications Associate American Red Cross
Email forum for availability.
8-10 4/9/03 Immigration in Greater Cleveland Joseph Feldman, Director of Development for New Americans Jewish Community Center of Cleveland

Anthony Yen, Chairman Chinese Cultural Foundation
Email forum for availability.
8-11 4/9/03 The Role of Minorities in Cleveland Sports Lee Reed, Athletic Director Cleveland State University

Dr. Wornie Reed, Director Urban Child Research Center Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
Email forum for availability.
8-12 4/9/03 The Convention Center, Revisited David A. Nolan, President Convention and Visitors Bureau of Greater Cleveland

Zach Reed, Cleveland City Councilman
Email forum for availability.
Season 7: 2001 - 2002
# Date Title Guests Video
7-1 10/3/01 An Agenda for the New Mayor Joe Roman, Cleveland Tomorrow

Lou Tisler, Cleveland Tomorrow
Email forum for availability.
7-2 10/3/01 Higher Education and Ohio's Economy Dr. Jerry Sue Thornton, President Cuyahoga Community College

Dr. Michael Schwartz, Interim President Cleveland State University
Email forum for availability.
7-3 10/3/01 Responsive Philanthropy Dave Bergholtz, The George Gund Foundation

Steve Minter, Director The Cleveland Foundation
Email forum for availability.
7-4 11/28/01 Greater Cleveland's Soft Infrastructure Bobbie Reichtell, Slavic Village Development Corporation

Ann Zoller, Parkworks Cleveland
Email forum for availability.
7-5 11/28/01 Cleveland and the New Economy Dr. Paul Gottlieb Center for Regional Economic Issues

Dr. Jim Scozzie, Edison BioTechnology Center
Email forum for availability.
7-6 11/28/01 Census 2000-Who Are We Now? Merle Gordon, Cleveland City Councilwoman

Joan Mazzolini, The Cleveland Plain Dealer
Email forum for availability.
7-7 3/6/02 Initiatives for Mt. Pleasant Debra Lewis Curlee, The Collaborative for Organizing Mt. Pleasant

Denis Zeman, St. Luke's Foundation of Cleveland
Email forum for availability.
7-8 3/6/02 Lakefront Planning Tom Adler, PSF Management Company

Kathy Hexter, Director Forum Program Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
Email forum for availability.
7-9 3/6/02 The Closing of Dilliard's and Its Impact on Downtown Retail Joe Marinucci, Downtown Cleveland Partnership

Allan Krulak, Forest City Enterprises
Email forum for availability.
7-10 4/10/02 Cleveland's Technological Future Tim Mueller, Chief Development Officer City of Cleveland Email forum for availability.
7-11 4/10/02 Affordable Housing Initiatives Dr. Tom Bier, Director Center for Housing Research & Policy Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs

Julie Rittenhouse, Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland
Email forum for availability.
7-12 4/10/02 Cleveland City Council and the Current Agenda Frank Jackson, President Cleveland City Council Email forum for availability.
Season 6: 2000 2001
# Date Title Guests Video
6-1 9/27/00 Predatory Lending Practices John Regenbogen, Center for Neighborhood Development Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs

Kent Smith, Director Euclid Community Concerns
Email forum for availability.
6-2 9/27/00 Neighborhood Housing "Flipping" Issues Dr. Tom Bier, Director Housing Policy Research Program Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs

Tony Brancatelli, Director Slavic Village Development Corporation
Email forum for availability.
6-3 9/27/00 Heritage Lane Project Jennifer Madden, Project Manager Center for Neighborhood Development Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs

James Williams, Director Famicos Foundation
Email forum for availability.
6-4 11/15/00 Post-Election Dr. James Kweder Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs

Brian Gleisser, Councilman City of Shaker Heights
Email forum for availability.
6-5 11/15/00 RTA Blue Line Extension Mary Beth Fedek, Director of Planning Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority

Brian Gleisser, Councilman City of Shaker Heights
Email forum for availability.
6-6 11/15/00 Lakefront Development Jimmy Dimora Cuyahoga County Commissioner

Ken Silliman, Executive Assistant for Development City of Cleveland
Email forum for availability.
6-7 2/28/01 Cleveland and Its Recovery Roldo Bartimole, Journalist, The Free Times

Norman Krumholz, Professor Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
Email forum for availability.
6-8 2/28/01 Workforce Development Myron Robinson, President and CEO Greater Cleveland Urban League Dr.

Larry Ledebur, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
Email forum for availability.
6-9 2/28/01 Canal Corridor Dr. Ruth Durack, Director Urban Center of Northeast Ohio Kent State University

Tim Donovan, Director Ohio Canal Corridor
Email forum for availability.
6-10 4/11/01 School Finance and Reform Kevin O'Brien, Director Center for Public Management

Dr. Kurt Stanic, Superintendent Euclid City Schools
Email forum for availability.
6-11 4/11/01 Capacity-Building for Nonprofits Dr. Camilla Stivers, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs

Dr. Stuart Mendel, Assistant Dean Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
Email forum for availability.
6-12 4/11/01 Euclid Corridor and CSU Student Life Dr. Mittie Chandler, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs

Joe Calabrese, General Manager, Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority
Email forum for availability.
Season 5: 1999 - 2000
# Date Title Guests Video
5-1 10/6/99 Northeast Ohio Urban Design Center Dr. Ruth Durak, Director Northeast Ohio Urban Design Center

Robert Madison, CEO & Chair Robert P. Madison International Inc.
Email forum for availability.
5-2 10/6/99 Center Neighborhood Housing Development Issues Stuart Friedman, Development Coordinator Rysar Properties

Phil Star, Director, Center for Neighborhood Development, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
Email forum for availability.
5-3 10/6/99 Euclid Corridor Improvement Project Dave Abott, President, University Circle Incorporated

Jeri Chaikin, RTA Project Manager, Euclid Corridor Improvement Project
Email forum for availability.
5-4 11/17/99 Kinship Care Dr. Wornie Reed, Director Urban Child Research Center, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs

Julie Rittenhouse, Program Coordinator, St. Ann Foundation
Email forum for availability.
5-5 11/17/99 Playhouse Square Developments Dr. Virginia Benson, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs

Joseph Marinucci, VP of Real Estate, Development Playhouse Square Center
Email forum for availability.
5-7 2/23/00 The Empowerment Zone Vicki Eaton-King, Executive Director ,Fairfax Development Corporation

Dr. Mittie Chandler, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
Email forum for availability.
5-8 2/23/00 Sustainable Cleveland Partnership Anjali Mathur, Director, Sustainable Cleveland Partnership Program

Dr. Wendy Kellogg, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
Email forum for availability.
5-9 2/23/00 Sustainable Communities 2000 Dr. Dianne Rahm, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs

Phil Hart, Architect, Philore J. Hart; Past President of AIA
Email forum for availability.
5-10 4/12/00 The Millennium Project Jan Roller, Davis and Young Company, LPA

Jan Belz, Career Development Coordinator, Polaris Career Center
Email forum for availability.
5-11 4/12/00 A Retrospective on the Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs Ted Hiser, Consul, Jones Day Reavis Pogue

Dr. Roberta Steinbacher, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
Email forum for availability.
Season 4: 1998 - 1999
# Date Title Guests Video
4-1 10/7/98 Urban Terrorism and Public Safety Frank Kruszewski, Assistant Chief, Independence Fire Department

Dr. Larry Terry, Director MPA and Ph.D. Programs, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
Email forum for availability.
4-2 10/7/98 Urban Images: Photographing the City Steve Cagan, Freelance Documentary Photographer

Dr. Helen Liggett, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
Email forum for availability.
4-3 10/7/98 Brownfields Development Todd S. Davis, President, Hemisphere Corporation

Dr. Roby Simons, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
Email forum for availability.
4-4 11/4/98 Impact of Welfare Reform Dr. Dennis Paulson, Interchurch Council of Greater Cleveland

Dr. Mittie Olion Chandler, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
Email forum for availability.
4-5 11/4/98 Census 2000 The Honorable Tom Sawyer, Ohio Congressman, 14th District

Dr. Mark Salling, Director, NODIS, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
Email forum for availability.
4-6 11/4/98 Welfare Reform: The Road Ahead Rick Werner, Ex. Officer for Community Resources, Cuyahoga Work and Training

Daila Shimek, Research Associate, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
Email forum for availability.
4-7 12/9/98 Nonprofit Initiatives John Begala, Executive Director, Federation for Community Planning

Dr. Camilla Stivers, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
Email forum for availability.
4-8 12/9/98   Minority Trends and Projections Dr. Winston Richie, Fair Housing Advocate, Former Shaker Heights Councilman

Dr. Wornie Reed, Director, Urban Child Research Center, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
Email forum for availability.
4-9 12/9/98 Airport Expansion John Habat, VP of Government and Transportation, Greater Cleveland Growth Association

Dr. Ned Hill, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
Email forum for availability.
4-10 2/3/99 Regional Economic Growth Jack Kleinhenz, Sr. Director of Research, Greater Cleveland Growth Association

Dr. Ziona Austrian, Economic Development Program, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
Email forum for availability.
4-11 2/3/99 Public Works Education, Training, and Technical Assistance Darryl Crossman, Director of Public Service, City of Wickliffe, Ohio

Tom Cozzens, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
Email forum for availability.
4-12 2/3/99   Building Standards Study in Ohio Bob Wrentmore, Building Commissioner, City of Twinsburg, Ohio

Patricia Burgess, Independent Consultant, Shaker Heights, Ohio
Email forum for availability.
4-13 2/3/99   Cleveland Planning: Past, Present Dr. Walter Leedy, Professor of Art, Cleveland State University

Steven Litt, Architecture Critic, Cleveland Plain Dealer
Email forum for availability.
4-14 2/24/99 Chagrin Falls Park Strategic Plan Jennifer Madden, Center for Neighborhood Development, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs

Bruce Constant, Executive Director, Chagrin Falls Park Community Center
Email forum for availability.
4-15 2/24/99 Cleveland's Sacred Landmarks Dr. Roberta Steinbacher, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs

Dr. Michael Tevesz, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
Email forum for availability.
4-16 2/24/99 The New Cleveland Schools Dr. Wornie Reed, Director Urban Child Research Center, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs

Tim Goler, Managing Director, Student & Family Support Services, Cleveland Municipal School District
Email forum for availability.
4-17 4/14/99 Transportation Issues in Northeast Ohio Carol Gibson, Cuyahoga County League of Women's Voters' Transportation and Outmigration Study

Bradley Flamm, Citizens' Bioregional Plan Project Manager, Eco-City Cleveland
Email forum for availability.
4-18 4/14/99 Transitions: From the Political World to the Academy Patrick Sweeney, Executive-in-Residence, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs, Former Ohio State Senator

Tim Hagan, Executive-in-Residence, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs, Former Cuyahoga County Commissioner
Email forum for availability.
Season 3: 1997 - 1998
# Date Title Guests Video
3-1 10/22/97 Ohio/Erie Canal Corridor Gail Gordon Sommers, Senior Research Associate, Kent State University

Patricia Burgess, Director Planning and Urban Design Services, The Urban Center Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
Email forum for availability.
3-2 10/22/97 Shifting Resource Base of Ohio's Metropolitan Areas Steven Strnisha, Deputy Director , Cleveland Tomorrow

Kevin O'Brien, Director State & Intergovernmental Initiatives, The Urban Center Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
Email forum for availability.
3-3 10/22/97 Making Better Environmental Decisions Mark Tumeo, Director, Center for Environmental Science,Technology, and Policy Email forum for availability.
3-4 11/19/97 Survival Strategies for Nonprofit Organizations Pat Newell, Assistant Director, Martin de Porres Community Center

Dr. Jennifer Alexander, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
Email forum for availability.
3-5 11/19/97 Farmland Preservation Joe Daubenmire, OSU Extension, Medina County

Dr. Tom Bier, Director Housing Policy Research Program, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
Email forum for availability.
3-6 11/19/97 Public Service and Governance Allan Krulak, VP Community Affairs, Forest City Enterprises

John Coyne, Mayor, City of Brooklyn, Ohio
Email forum for availability.
3-7 1/21/98 Disaster Planning Michael Keating, Disaster Recovery Specialist, Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization

Stuart Mendel, Asst. Dean for Administration, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
Email forum for availability.
3-8 1/21/98 Economic Impact of Sports Stadiums Tom Chema, Partner, Arter & Hadden

Dr. Ziona Austrian, Associate Director, Economic Development Program, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
Email forum for availability.
3-9 1/21/98 Cleveland's Public Realm Plan Kathleen Coakley, Executive Director, Committee for Public Art

Norman Krumholz, Professor, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
Email forum for availability.
3-10 2/25/98 Sustainable Development in the Detroit Shoreway Neighborhood Tom Eastman, Development Specialist, Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization

Dr. Wendy Kellogg, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
Email forum for availability.
3-11 2/25/98 Cleveland's Empowerment Zones Pam Duncan, Executive Director, Glenville Development Corporation

Dr. Mittie Olion Chandler, Director, MUPDD Program, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
Email forum for availability.
3-12 2/25/98 Regional Economics Jan Purdy, Director, The Citizens League

Dr. Larry Ledebur, Director, The Urban Center, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
Email forum for availability.
3-13 4/15/98 NeighborhoodLink Sharon Cole, NeighborhoodLink Coordinator, Neighborhood Centers Association

Phil Star, Director, Center for Neighborhood Development, The Urban Center, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
Email forum for availability.
3-14 4/15/98 Nonprofit Skill-Building Quentin McCorvey, Dir. of Communications, Federation for Community Planning

Dr. Camilla Stivers, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
Email forum for availability.
3-15 4/15/98 Public Health Services in the County Jail Ahmed Elghazawi, Medical Director, Cuyahoga County Board of Corrections

Sonia Alemagno, Research Scientist, Urban Child Research Center ,Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
Email forum for availability.
3-16 5/13/98 The Leadership Academy Society Bonnie Caplan, Council Member , City of Cleveland Heights

Zoe Tyler, Sr. Training Associate, Leadership Program, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
Email forum for availability.
3-17 5/13/98 Strategic Planning for the Cleveland City Council Odelia Robinson, Councilwoman, City of Cleveland, Ward 1

Professor Sy Murray, Director , Public Management Program, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
Email forum for availability.
3-18 5/13/98 Education Funding Jim Lardie, President, For the Children of America

Dr. Wornie Reed, Director, Urban Child Research Center, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
Email forum for availability.
Season 2: 1996 - 1997
Season 2: 1996 - 1997
# Date Title Guests Video
2-1 10/30/96 Future of First Suburbs Ken Montlack, Councilman, City of Cleveland Heights, Ohio

Tom Bier, Director, Housing Policy Research Program, The Urban Center, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
Email forum for availability.
2-2 10/30/06 Criminal Justice Education William Denihan, Cleveland Public Safety Director

Dr. Roberta Steinbacher, Director, Undergraduate Program, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
Email forum for availability.
2-3 10/30/96 Downtown Cleveland and Regional Tourism Joseph Zion, VP Marketing & Sales, Convention and Visitors Bureau of Greater Cleveland

Don Iannone, Director, Economic Development Program, The Urban Center, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
Email forum for availability.
2-4 11/25/96 School-Community Partnerships Tim Roberts, Security Officer, Martin Luther King Middle School

Dr. Martha de Acosta, Urban Child Research Center, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
Email forum for availability.
2-5 11/25/96   Revitalizing Urban Neighborhoods Louise Lafitte, Executive Director, Southeast Improvement Association

Dr. Dennis Keating, Associate Dean, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
Email forum for availability.
2-6 11/25/96 The Future of Cleveland Bruce Akers, Senior Vice President, Key Bank

Dr. Virginia Benson, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
Email forum for availability.
2-7 1/15/97 Future of Employment Richard Pace, Managing Principal, VanDijk, Pace, Westerlake, Architects

Paul Patton, Vice President of Human Resources, The Metro Health System
Email forum for availability.
2-8 1/15/97 The NOW Initiative Dr. Roy Church, President, Lorain County Community College

Dr. Larry Ledebur, Director, The Urban Center, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
Email forum for availability.
2-9 1/15/97 Credit for Life Experience Marcie Rechner, AAPLE Coordinator

Dr. Roberta Steinbacher, Director, Undergraduate Program, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
Email forum for availability.
2-10 2/26/97 Planning for Environmental James Kastelic, Mgr of Community Planning, Cuyahoga Planning Commission

Dr. Wendy Kellogg, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
Email forum for availability.
2-11 2/26/97 Cleveland and Regional Planning Howard Maier, Executive Director, Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency

Norman Krumholz, Professor, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
Email forum for availability.
2-12 2/26/97 A Federal Urban Economic Policy Ken Sillliman, Executive Assistant in Development, Office of the Mayor City of Cleveland

Dr. Ned Hill, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
Email forum for availability.
2-13 4/9/97 Performance Measurement Tom Hayes, Director, Cuyahoga County Data Center

Dr. Vera Vogelsang-Coombs, Director, Leadership Development & Training Program
Email forum for availability.
2-14 4/9/97 Childhood Immunization Study Jon Sommer, Immunization Representative, Ohio Department of Health

Wornie Reed, Director, The Urban Child Research Center, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
Email forum for availability.
2-15 5/14/97 GIS Applications Allan Benek, Director, Geauga County Board of Elections

Mark Stalling, Director, Northern Ohio Data & Information Service
Email forum for availability.
2-16 5/14/97 Leadership Organizations Suzanne Fleming, Director, Northeast Ohio Regional Leadership Task

Force Kevin O'Brien, Director State and Intergovernmental Initiatives
Email forum for availability.
2-17 5/24/97 Edge Cities Janis Purdy, Director, The Citizens League

Richard Bingham, Professor, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
Email forum for availability.
Season 1: 1995 - 1996
Season 1: 1995 - 1996
# Date Title Guests Video
1-1 10/23/95 Moving Up and Out: Urban Sprawl Robert Paulson, Mayor, City of Solon, Ohio

Tom Bier, Director Housing Policy Research Program The Urban Center Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
Email forum for availability.
1-2 10/23/95 Urban Land Redevelopment Reid Dulberger, Vice President, Youngstown Area Chamber of Commerce Email forum for availability.
1-3 11/15/95 Effects of Violence on Youth Barbara Oehlberg, Family Specialist, Family Life Program

Wornie Reed, Director, Urban Child Research Center, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
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1-4 11/15/95 Dilemma Posed by Professional Sports Franchises Tom Chema, Partner, Arter & Hadden

Kevin O'Brien, Assistant Director, Public Management Program, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
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1-5 11/15/95 Ohio's Manufacturing Sector: Dynamics of Change Stephen Gage, President, Cleveland Advanced Manufacturing Program

Ziona Austrian, Director Economic Development Program, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
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1-6 1/31/96 Homelessness Brian Davis, Northeast Coalition for the Homeless

Julie Rittenhouse, Center for Neighborhood Development
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1-7 1/31/96 Neighborhood Leadership Jacquie Gillon, Neighborhood Centers Association

Phil Star, Director, Center for Neighborhood Development, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
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1-8 1/31/96 Public Works and Infrastructure David Goss, Build Up Cleveland Email forum for availability.
1-9 3/6/96 Magnet Schools Nona Burney, Principal, Law and Public Service Magnet School Email forum for availability.
1-10 3/6/96 Workforce Development Jim Shanahan, Northeast Ohio Workforce Initiative Email forum for availability.
1-11 3/6/96 Leadership Development Patricia Mearns, Mayor, City of Shaker Heights, Ohio

Vera Vogelssang-Coombs, Director, Leadership Academy, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
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1-12 4/3/96 Urban Sprawl and the Environment David Beach, Editor, EcoCity Cleveland Journal

Dr. Wendy Kellogg, Assistant Professor, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
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1-13 4/3/96 Regional Leadership Suzanne Fleming, Regional Leadership Program, Kent State University Email forum for availability.
1-14 4/3/96 Ohio's Urban University Program Dr. Larry Ledebur, Director, The Urban Center, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs

Kevin O'Brien, Director, State & Intergovernmental Initiatives, The Urban Center, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
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1-15 4/26/96 Downtown Development Allan Krulak, VP of Community Affairs, Forest City Enterprises

Virginia Benson, Associate Professor, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
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1-16 4/24/96 Rebuilding the Inner City Neighborhoods Mikelan Rensell, Executive Director, Cleveland Neighborhood Development Corporation

Phil Star, Director, Center for Neighborhood Development, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
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1-17 4/24/96 Historic Preservation: Past, Present, and Future Kathleen Crowther, Cleveland Restoration Society, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs Email forum for availability.
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