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Current Listings 
Details are below; CDWC-sponsored (and co-sponsored) programs are listed 
here.

May 30 - Wind Turbines: Energy Informational Meeting
June 1 - Fundraiser: State Rep. Nickie Antonio
June 2 - Fundraiser: Sen. Ron Wyden in Cleveland with Sherrod Brown
June 3 - Pride in the CLE: March with CDWC 
June 5 - Fundraiser: Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur
June 6 - Right to Work Meeting in Parma
June 14 - Fundraiser: Connie Pillich for Governor
June 14 - Forum: Transportation in Northeast Ohio - Where's the Equity? 
June 24 - Ohio Young Black Democrats 2017 Convention 
July 1 - RISE UP 5K Run/Walk in Cleveland
July 13 - Lady Parts Justice League's "Vagical Mystery Tour" comes to Cleveland 
 
Requests for listing should be sent to info@CuyahogaDWC.org 

 


The Rocky River Democratic Club 
is pleased to feature an
Energy & Environment Update:
Wind Turbines on Lake Erie 
and
Rocky River Beautification
 
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
6:45 pm
Don Umerley Civic Center
21016 Hilliard Blvd, Rocky River OH 44116 

Speakers include:
  • David Karpinski, VP of LEEDCO, Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation, who will discuss plans for initial turbine project 8-10 miles off Cleveland’s shore that will produce enough power for about 7,000 homes, and economic development and job creation associated with the first freshwater turbine farm in North America.
  • Rich Snyder, Rocky River Forester and Arborist, who will discuss the city planting plan, tree maintenance, tree lawns, and the impact of deer
And you will have the opportunity to meet representatives from the Sierra Club and Alliance for the Great Lakes
 

Rocky River Democratic Club


You are invited 
to the 
Annual Birthday PICK-NICK 
in support of
State Representative & Minority Whip 
Nickie J. Antonio 

Thursday, June 1, 2017
Deagan's Kitchen & Bar
14810 Detroit Avenue Lakewood, OH 44107
*Private Reception 5:00 - 6:00 pm
  Host $2,500 -- Sponsor $1,000 -- Supporter $500 
*General Reception 6:00 - 7:30 pm
  Friend $250 -- Individual $100 -- Senior/Student $50

To donate online, please visit www.nickieantonio.com

Please make checks payable to: Friends of Nickie J. Antonio, 1305 Belle Ave. Lakewood, OH 44107. No corporate checks please

RSVP to Wendy Balodis at (440) 476-2106 or Wendy@balodisgroup.com

Ohio state income tax laws may allow you to claim a political contribution as a tax credit: $50 per individual or $100 per couple.

Friends of Nickie J. Antonio, Rosemarie Feighen DeJohn, Treasurer
1305 Belle Ave., Lakewood, OH 44107
 


Join CDWC
as we participate in 
Pride in the CLE
March and Festival

Saturday, June 3, 2017
Noon - 6:00 pm
Public Square, Cleveland

The LGBT Community Center of Greater Cleveland presents the Second Annual Pride in the CLE™- a festival and community-run event. Pride in the CLE™ will engage, inspire, and empower event participants through visibility and celebratory activities that highlight the diverse LGBTQ+ community of Greater Cleveland.

​After the success of 2016’s inaugural Pride in the CLE event, local LGBTQ+ community members, organizations, and leaders are proudthat the event is returning in 2017. The march and festival will take place on Saturday, June 3rd as part of a week of celebration that begins on Monday, May 29th and ends on Sunday, June 4th.
 
To march with CDWC, contact us at info@CuyahogaDWC.org and we'll let you know where to meet. 


 
 


Fundraiser: Senator Ron Wyden + Senator Sherrod Brown + YOU
The stakes are high in the next election, so Oregon Senator Ron Wyden is coming to town to support Sherrod Brown! 
 
Friday, June 2, 2017
5:00 - 6:00 pm
Market Garden Brewery
1947 W 25th Street, Cleveland, OH 44113
 
Suggested contributions range from $100 to $500.

You can contribute online, here.

To RSVP, please contact Meg Yee at meg@sherrodbrown.com or at (916) 799-2898.
 
 


You are cordially invited to a reception in support of  
Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur  

Monday, June 5, 2017 
5:00 – 7:00 pm  
Music Box Supper Club 
1148 Main Ave. Cleveland, Ohio 44113  

PAC Host- $5,000 
Host- $2,700 
Sponsor- $1,000 
Individual- $250   

RSVP to Karen Connavino at (216) 534-3343 or karen@balodisgroup.com 

Checks can be made payable to: Kaptur for Congress, P.O. Box 899 Toledo, Ohio 43697    

Contributions are not deductible for income tax purposes. Corporate contributions are not acceptable. PAC contributions are  limited to $10,000 per election cycle, $5,000 for Primary and $5,000 for General. Individual contributions are limited to $5,400 per election cycle, $2,700 for the Primary and $2,700 for the General. Federal candidates are prohibited from  accepting contributions from corporations and foreign nationals. Persons are prohibited from making contributions in the  name of another person. 

Kaptur for Congress
  


"Right to Work" is Wrong for Ohio
 
We Are Ohio
Invites you to attend an
Allied Member and Partners Meeting

Join us to learn about the threat of “Right to Work” in our community. RTW is a dangerous attack on working and middle-class families. These policies lower wages, slash benefits, make workers less safe on the job, and devastate communities. Learn more about this anti-worker agenda and what you can do to take action and protect your community.

Tuesday, June 6. 2017
Pizza & soda: 5:30 - 6:00 pm
Program: 6:00 - 7:00 pm
UAW Hall Local 1005
5615 Chevrolet Blvd, Parma OH 44130

We Are Ohio, Michael Weinman, Treasurer, 545 E. Town Street, Columbus, OH 43215
 
 


Please join
Chris Lawrence & Rosemarie Novinc
for a reception in support of
Connie Pillich for Governor

Wednesday, June 14, 2017
6:30 - 8:00 pm
The home of Chris Lawrence
8299 Quail Point Lane, Mentor, OH 44060

Host - $250 / Guest - $75

Write contributions to: "Friends of Connie Pillich"
Please RSVP by email to Chris at maggie14u@yahoo.com or online at www.conniepillich.com/June14.

Ohio gives a dollar-for-dollar tax credit for contributions to state office campaigns, up to $50 ($100 if filing jointly) per year. Apply this credit to your Ohio tax returns. Contributions are not federally tax deductible. Contribution limits are $12,707.79 per individual age 7 and older. No corporate contributions are accepted.

Friends of Connie Pillich
 
 


Transportation in Northeast Ohio: Where's the Equity? 

Wednesday, June 14, 2017
7:00 - 8:30 pm
Urban Community School 
4909 Lorain Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44102

Ginger Christ, , reporter, Plain Dealer, will moderate. 

Panelists include:
  • Derek Bauman, vice chairman, All Aboard Ohio
  • Grace Gallucci, executive director, NOACA (Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency)
  • Hunter Morrison, senior fellow, Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs
  • Akshai Singh, member, Clevelanders for Public Transit 
Free and open to the public, but registration is recommended - click here.

This forum is also co-sponsored by the Urban Community School.

NEO public policy forums are co-sponsored by the Plain Dealer/cleveland.com, Case Western Reserve University Siegal Lifelong Learning Program, the League of Women Voters of Greater Cleveland, and the library systems of Cleveland Heights-University Heights, Lakewood, and Cuyahoga County. Corporate sponsor is First Interstate Properties, Ltd. 


Ohio Young Black Democrats Convention

Saturday, June 24, 2017
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Ohio Democratic Party 
340 Fulton St., Columbus, OH 43215

Please join the Ohio Young Black Democrats and its regional chapters at the 2017 OYBD Statewide Convention.

In addition to trainings, break-out sessions, and speeches from Ohio Democratic Party leaders, we will hold *elections for the following officer positions at the Convention: President, Vice President,  Secretary, Treasurer

*Democrats from across Ohio, including those that are not a member of a chartered OYBD chapter, are welcome to attend the OYBD Convention. However, only chartered entities will be able to cast votes during officer elections.
 
 
Ohio Young Black Democrats
 


Recent political protests spark nationwide Rise Up 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, July 1, 2017 

Registration is now open in Cleveland. 
Get information/sign up at http://riseup5k.org

The Rise Up 5K is a national run located in 309 U.S. cities. On Saturday, July 1, 2017, people of all walks of life, ethnicities, religions, and sexual orientations will RISE UP together across the nation for the world's largest running/walking event. With a collective voice of footsteps, we will run to the cadence of liberty, freedom, and justice for ALL. Join today and help make history. RISE UP. RUN. BE HEARD.

BENEFITING CHARITIES
  • Women's Rights: Planned Parenthood Federation of America Inc. and The Center for Reproductive Rights
  • Climate Change: Natural Resources Defense Council
  • Immigrants' Rights: The National Immigration Law Center
  • LGBTQ Rights: The Trevor Project
  • Civil Rights: The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Foundation and The Southern Poverty Law Center 


Lady Parts Justice League
Summer Comedy Tour 2017:
"Vagical Mystery Tour"
Hosted By Lizz Winstead (co-creator of The Daily Show)

is coming to Cleveland!

Thursday, July 13, 2017
Doors open, 7:00 pm; Show begins, 7:30 pm
Mahall's 20 Lanes
13200 Madison Ave, Lakewood OH 44107


Lady Parts Justice League is a non-profit organization made up of comedians and musicians that uses hilarious videos and live shows to raise awareness about the horrible anti-choice legislation being passed on a daily basis, expose the politicians passing these laws, and fight abortion stigma tooth and nail. We bring our audiences together with local abortion providers and activists like YOU to grow a base of support for these clinics who are under siege from anti-choice extremists.

This summer we are going big! The LPJL Vagical Mystery Tour is an 8-week, 16-city tour across cities in the South and Midwest that are the most heavily targeted by these extremists. We're super excited to connect audiences with their local clinics and activate local pro-choice progressive communities. We are so excited to be coming to Cleveland in July!

Our shows are not only fun, but we close them with a talk-back with local abortion providers and organizers so the audience can learn about the anti-choice legislation happening in Ohio and learn all the ways folks can volunteer with clinics and local campaigns.
 

Cuyahoga Democratic Women's Caucus
Email: info@cuyahogadwc.org
Telephone: 216-479-6622