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Current Listings 
Details are below. Click 
here for CDWC-sponsored (and co-sponsored) programs . 

July 24 - Nonpartisan Voter Engagement Training
July 24 - We Belong Here Fundraiser 
July 24 - Meet & Greet Fundraiser: Betsy Rader for Congress
July 25 - Series continues: Professional Development for Democrats 
July 26 - Disability Issues Forum in Columbus
Aug 3 - Fundraiser: State Senator Sandra Williams
Aug 9 - Fundraiser for Cleveland City Councilman Blaine Griffin 
Aug 29 - Public Policy Forum: Ohio School Report Cards
Aug 30 - Forum: Waste & Recycling in Cuyahoga County
Sept 12 - Public Policy Forum: Reducing Gun Violence
Requests for listing should be sent to info@CuyahogaDWC.org 


Let's continue to celebrate democracy!

The Cleveland VOTES Team is working hard to celebrate equitable civic engagement! Cleveland VOTES' annual Nonpartisan Voter Engagement Training is rapidly approaching, and we would love to see you there!

There will be TWO sessions on July 24, 2018 - 1 pm and 6 pm
To sign up, simply click this link and you will be directed to our registration page.

Location: The Center for Families and Children, Mandel Community Room 
4500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44103

Session 1: 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Session 2: 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

For those who may be unfamiliar with the training, it provides nonprofits and 501(c)(3) entities the resources of how to strategically engage and galvanize their respective communities on voter mobilization. How can we advocate to resolve pertinent issues in our communities as nonpartisan entities? Learn what equitable civic engagement strategies can be amalgamated into your organization. This training provides you with the foundational tools to achieve this! Join us!

Light refreshments will be provided. 
Space is limited, so sign up by JULY 18th, 2018!

Cleveland VOTES is a voter mobilization initiative of Cleveland Neighborhood Progress
11327 Shaker Blvd, #500w, Cleveland, OH 44104

Please join us for this important conversation and consider 
making a contribution to one of our campaigns! 
We need your support to keep fighting the good fight! 

Let's change the narrative.
Come join the #WeBelongHere movement with State Rep. Janine Boyd, State Rep. Stephanie Howse, State Sen. Sandra Williams, State Rep.-Elect Juanita Brent, and State Rep. Emilia Sykes.

The #WeBelongHere Movement
We are no longer asking. Nor are we explaining ourselves. Black women serve our nation every day to ensure we are all considered within policies that impact our daily lives. And in the socio-politial reality we are in, it is necessary to let the world know that WE BELONG HERE!




All Party Officers, Central Committee Members,
Executive Committee Members, nd Democratic Club Officers
in and out of Cuyahoga County

✓ Each Session is $25 per person 
✓ Includes printed material and refreshments 

All Sessions will be held at Russo's Pizzeria & Restaurant, 
10418 Northfield Road, Northfield, OH 44067

Registration is required no later than 5 days prior to each session.  
Registration guarantees hand-outs, a seat, and refreshments. 

Special rates available for multiple registrations 

  • Central Committee Basics (June 25)
  • Party Officer Lunch & Learn (July 5)
  • Party Operations & Structure (July 17)
  • Advocacy 101 (July 25, 6:30-9:30 pm)
  • Campaign Training (Multiple Sessions: July 18, 11:00 am-2:00 pm; Aug 2, 6:00-9:00 pm)
  • Best Practices (Aug 13, 6:00-9:00 pm)
Please e-mail: BWHDP.Info@gmail.com 

Please make checks payable to:
The Bedford/Walton Hills Democratic Party, 92 John Street, Bedford, OH 44146


Thursday, July 26, 2018
12:30  - 4:30 pm
The Ohio State University Fawcett Event Center
2400 Olentangy River Road, Columbus, OH 43210

Presented by:  
Ohio's 12 Centers for Independent Living, The Ohio Statewide Independent Living Council, Ohio Association of Area Agencies on Aging, Disability Rights Ohio, League of Women Voters of Ohio, The University of Cincinnati Center for Excellence in Development Disabilities (UCCEDD), Coalition on Homelessness and Housing in Ohio (COHHIO)

The Ohio Candidate Forum on Disability Issues is an event for Ohio Governor and U.S. Senate candidates to express their positions on disability-related issues/policy. These issues affect approximately 2 million Ohioans with disabilities, at least 13% of our state's population.

People living with disabilities face significant issues, for example the nationwide jobless rate for people with disabilities is more than double that of people without disabilities, according to the 2015 American Community Survey. The poverty rate for people with disabilities is 30.3% compared to 12.1% for those without a disability and almost 25% of students with disabilities did not complete High School.

Moderator: Mr. Alan Johnson, (Retired) Columbus Dispatch Statehouse Reporter
Keynote: John D. Kemp, Esq., Life-long advocate and co-author of ADA.

The event is FREE and open to the public, but you must register. At least 150 attendees are anticipated.

**If you need specific accommodations, please contact Sue Hetrick at (614) 575-8055 or hetrick.cde@gmail.com. Please note that requests may take up to 5 days to fill, so please plan accordingly.**

     Contribute online at www.williamsforohio.com

Public Policy Forum
Ohio Schools Report Cards: 
What do they really tell us? What should they?

Wednesday, August 29, 2018
7:00 - 8:30 pm
Cleveland Heights High School (small auditorium)
13263 Cedar Rd, Cleveland Heights, OH 44119

Join us as we look at how we evaluate our schools. This is an open discussion about the issues facing K-12 education this year and beyond.

Moderated by Plain Dealer Education Reporter Patrick O'Donnell

This forum is co-sponsored by: Case Western Reserve University Siegal Lifelong Learning Program; Cleveland Heights-University Heights PTO Council; Cleveland. com/Plain Dealer; League of Women Voters-Greater Cleveland; plus Heights, Lakewood and Cuyahoga County Library systems. Corporate sponsor: First Interstate Properties Ltd.

Free and open to the public. 

Waste & Recycling in Cuyahoga County, or, 
Why you can't "wish-cycle" your way to sustainable waste management

Thursday, August 30, 2018
7:00 - 8:30 pm
Cuyahoga County Public Library, Fairview Park Branch
2155 Lorain Rd, Fairview Park, OH 44126

A talk by Diane Bickett, Executive Director, Cuyahoga County Solid Waste District.

Free and open to the public. More info here.
LWV Greater Cleveland, P. O. Box 5310, Cleveland, OH 44101

Public Policy Forum 
How To Reduce Gun Violence

Wednesday, September 12, 2018
7:00 - 8:30 pm
CWRU - Tinkham Veale University Center
11038 Bellflower Rd, Cleveland, OH 44106

Moderated by Peter Krouse, reporter, Cleveland.coms public interest and advocacy team

This forum is co-sponsored by: Case Western Reserve University Siegal Lifelong Learning Program; Cleveland.com/Plain Dealer; League of Women Voters-Greater Cleveland; plus Heights, Lakewood and Cuyahoga County Library systems. Corporate sponsor: First Interstate Properties Ltd.

Free and open to the public

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