Politics & Contemporary Issues

Instructor(s):
Earl Leiken, Former Mayor of Shaker Heights
Wednesdays, September 04-November 13|1:30-3:30 p.m.

The American Local Community: Its Role and Its Challenges

Instructor(s):
Barbara Greenberg
Mondays, September 16-November 11 (no class Sept 30)|1:30-3 p.m.

In Our Defense by Caroline Kennedy and Ellen Alderman is a primer about the Bill of Rights. Each chapter focuses on one of the first ten amendments of the United States Constitution, using an actual case to study the issues surrounding that amendment.

Instructor(s):
Barbara Greenberg
Mondays, September 16-November 11 (no class Sept 30)|10:30 a.m. - noon

Every civilization deals with the health and welfare of the community.  Reproductive rights are just one part of that large issue.

Instructor(s):
Barbara Parr
Tuesdays, September 24-November 12|1-2:30 p.m.

As America has become more polarized, Haidt challenges conventional thinking about morality, politics, and religion in a way that speaks to everyone on the political spectrum.

Instructor(s):
Nicholas Brennecke, Peter Whitehouse
Wednesdays, October 9 - November 6|4 - 5:30 p.m.

What do we need to learn individually and together to help us design our personal and collective future? This series of five independent but interlinked sessions will address this topic through different lenses.