Mobilizing women to engage in the political
process and run for office at every level of government
Welcome to the CDWC Website!
Thanks to all who attended our
Meet-Up & Ideas Summit with Women
City Council Candidates & Incumbents
Engaging conversation - productive meeting!
Back row: Bridget
King (Fairview Park); Tess Neff (Lakewood, Ward 1); Lindsey Grdina (Lakewood, Ward 1);
Laura Rodriguez Carbone (Lakewood, Ward 1); Cleveland Heights Mayor Carol Roe; Erin Dickinson (Broadview Heights);
Newburgh Heights Councilwoman Gigi Traore.
Front row: Carmella Williams (Shaker Heights); Euclid Ward 3 Councilwoman Taneika Hill; Brooklyn Councilwoman
Meg Ryan Shockey
HELP WITH THE CENSUS!
The Bureau of the Census is currently accepting applications for in-field address
canvassers at https://recruitment2020census.gov. Address canvassers verify addresses in the Census Master Address File, and Census
officials estimate that 30 percent of the census blocks will need review. The Census prefers to hire local people because
they are more likely to identify hidden or non-compliant residences. The Census Bureau will begin accepting applications for
enumerators in August. Census applicants must be U.S. citizens 18 years old who are able to pass a federal
background check. Foreign language speakers are highly desired.
Important information about the Equal Rights Amendment
If you saw
the Equal Rights Amendment documentary on MSNBC last weekend, you know it left out some important facts. The movement to ratify the ERA is gaining steam every day. In
fact, in the last two years, it has been ratified by a 36th and 37th state, Nevada and Illinois, and passage in a 38th is
well on its way.
The arbitrary deadline for the ERA has been extended
once before, and it can be extended again through a bill that has already been introduced in Congress. The states never voted
on the deadline, and there can be no time limit on the pursuit of equality and justice.
The fact is that opposition to the ERA has never been anywhere near as large as
those that support it. In state after state, the majority of the population has supported it, including right
now in Virginia, where 81% of the people want equality for women in the U.S. Constitution. It has only ever been a handful
of legislators, funded by special interests, standing in the way.
Feminist Majority PAC supports feminist candidates for statewide and state legislative offices. The organization focuses on
a wide range of feminist issues, including women's healthcare and reproductive rights, ending sexual violence against women,
economic equity, civil rights, LGBTQ rights, collective bargaining, immigration, gun control, CEDAW ratification, Equal Rights
Amendment ratification, affirmative action, and environmental protection.
To learn about the work of the
Feminist Majority Equality PAC, click here.
Majority Political Action Committee · 1600 Wilson Blvd. Arlington, VA 22209
The Cuyahoga Democratic Women's Caucus needs your
new membership or membership renewal for the January 1-December 31, 2019 term.
(CDWC is on a calendar year dues cycle).
you are not a paid member, please SIGN UP today!
If you are a member, and have not
already done so, please RENEW your membership for 2019!
Please JOIN or RENEW TODAY. You can click here for our membership page, where you can pay online or download a form to mail.
Remember, you must be a paid member in order to vote at our endorsement meetings.
The Ohio Supreme
Court, Bar Association, League of Women Voters of Ohio, and others have joined together for "Judicial Votes
Count" (JVC) an online website with information on candidates for judge across the state and with educational
information about what judges do and how to evaluate candidates. You can visit online at www.judicialvotescount.org.
of Women Voters online voter's guide, VOTE411.org, is where you can find essential information that includes voter guides, absentee ballot and early
voting information, biographical information about candidates, and both upcoming candidate forums and videos of forums.
UP THE PRESSURE (just because)!
Please continue to make phone
calls, especially to both of Ohio's senators, Sherrod Brown [Washington,
DC, 202-224-2315; Cleveland, 216-522-7272; Columbus, 888-896-OHIO (6446)] and Rob
Portman [Washington, DC, 292-224-3353; Cleveland, 216-522-7095; Columbus, 614-469-7747]. Make sure they know how you feel about the issues that are important to you.
Looking for meetings, marches, rallies, or other action near you
and around Ohio?
ProgressOhio's Progressive Action Calendar
Find it here: https://oh.progressnow.org/okbkup/actioncalendar/
35 E. Gay Street, Ste. 404, Columbus,
Democratic Women's Caucus is a chapter of the Ohio Democratic Women's Caucus, which is an official caucus of the Ohio Democratic Party. We are dedicated to bringing women into the political process
by educating, engaging, and mobilizing women voters to help elect Democrats to office.