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

Aug 21 - Black Women's PAC Golf Outing
Aug 22 - "Meet & Greet" with Congresswoman Marcia Fudge
Aug 23 - An Evening with Dr. Willie Parker
Aug 26 - Democrats of Cuyahoga County Annual Summer Picnic
Aug 30 - Cleveland Mayoral Forum
Aug 31 - 
Party with a Purpose: supporting Planned Parenthood Advocates of Ohio
Sept 4 - 11th Congressional District Labor Day Parade & Festival
Sept 8 - Pursuing Equality: How to Use Cleveland's Non-Discrimination Protections
Sept 9 - Fundraiser for U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown with special guest U.S. Senator Kamala Harris
Sept 16 & 20 - Campaign Finance Workshop 
Date change: Sept 25 - The Ohio Board of Education a.k.a. the State School Board 
Requests for listing should be sent to info@CuyahogaDWC.org 


Black Women's Political Action Committee
5th Annual Golf Outing

Monday, August 21, 2017
Registration/Breakfast: 8:30 - 9:45 am
Shotgun start: 10:00 am
Stonewater Golf Club
1 Club Drive, Highland Heights, OH 44143

Individual Golfer: $150 - includes 18 holes of golf, golf cart, breakfast, and lunch

Tee signs: $175

For additional information, please contact Golf Committee Co-Chairs Lynn Johnson at 216-233-4705 or Patricia Ivery at 216-334-4771 or visit our website: bwpac.org

Make checks payable to the Black Women's Political Action Committee, P.O. Box 18185, Cleveland Heights, OH 44118. No corporate checks. Payment can be made by personal check, cashier's check, or credit card.

"Meet and Greet" Marcia L. Fudge
U.S. Representative, 11th Congressional District of Ohio

Tuesday August 22, 2017 
7:00 pm
Broadview Hts. City Hall
9543 Broadview Road, Broadview Hts OH 44147    
ALL are welcome.

Rep. Fudge will give us an update on pending House legislation and other current topics, i.e. healthcare, education, and the federal budget.  

The 11th Congressional District of Ohio consists of a number of Northeast Ohio communities, including Broadview Hts.

Rep. Fudge has represented the 11th Congressional District of Ohio since 2008. She serves on the House Committee on Agriculture as well as the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.  

This presentation is sponsored by the Brecksville Broadview Hts. Democratic Club. www.bbhdems.org.

This event has been moved to September 25; see that date below for complete details.

The League of Women Voters of Greater Cleveland and Shaker Heights Public Library
The Ohio Board of Education a.k.a. the State School Board
How can they help us? How can we help them?


Wednesday, August 23
7pm, doors open at 6:30pm

The Church of the Covenant, University Circle
11205 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, 44106

General Admission: $10
Student Admission: $5

Ticket and identification are required for entry.

Democrats of Cuyahoga County
invite you and your family for fun and relaxation 
at the
2017 Annual Summer Picnic

Saturday, August 26, 2017
Noon - 3:30 pm
Edgewater Park - Upper Pavilion
Located off Route 6/Memorial Shoreway in Lakefront Reservation in Cleveland


Endorsed Democrats are also invited to have tables or booths to distribute literature. and yard signs.


The League of Women Voters of Greater Cleveland
Cleveland Mayoral Forum

Wednesday, August 30, 2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cleveland Public Library – Main Campus, Louis Stokes Wing Learning Commons
325 Superior Avenue, Cleveland, OH

Co-Sponsor, Cleveland Public Library 

This is a great opportunity to meet the people who want to be Cleveland’s next mayor. Come, listen, and ask your questions of the candidates.


Grass Roots Resistance and Bay Village Nasty Women
invite you to 
Party with a Purpose

Thursday, August 31, 2017
5:30 - 9:30 pm
The Market Garden Brewery
1947 W. 25th St., Cleveland, OH 44113 (parking behind brewery)

Please join us for an evening with Pulitzer-Prize winning columnist Connie Schultz in support of Planned Parenthood Advocates of Ohio, who is committed to protecting access to reproductive health care and rights for all Ohioans through advocacy and education.

To attend this event, you must purchase a ticket! Minimum $30 donation/suggested $50 to attend.

Purchase tickets here: bit.ly/PPAOAug31
         a fundraiser for The Planned Parenthood Advocates of Ohio, a nonprofit, non-partisan group committed to protecting access
         to reproductive health care and rights for all Ohioans through advocacy, education, lobbying, and electoral activity. Contributions
         or gifts to Planned Parenthood Advocates of Ohio are not tax deductible as charitable contributions.
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Ohio Inc.

11th Congressional District Community Caucus
46th Annual Labor Day Parade & Festival

"Empowering Our People"

Monday, September 4, 2017
10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Parade kick-off at 10:30 am; parade begins at E. 146th & Kinsman)
Festival: Luke Easter Park
Cleveland OH 44104

The 11th Congressional District Community Caucus Labor Day Parade & Festival will be hosting its 46th Annual Celebration on Monday, September 4, 2017, in Cleveland, Ohio. Our theme is “Empowering Our People.” We are expecting over 5,000 people to attend our Annual Parade Festivities.

If you and/or your organization are interested in participating in this year's parade and festival, please visit https://11cdcclabordayparade.eventbrite.com/

The parade steps off at 10:30 am from E. 146th and Kinsman, with Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge as this year’s Grand Marshal. The festival takes place at Luke Easter Park.

Since 1971, the Labor Day Parade & Festival has concluded the summer in style, as families, seniors, young people, politicians, performers, and members of community organizations join together for a day of fun. Started by Mayor Carl B. Stokes and his brother Congressman Louis Stokes and carried on by his successor, Congresswoman Stephanie Tubbs Jones, and now by Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge, the festival features food, vendors, line dancing, games, and entertainment, representing some of the best of what the district has to offer.

Pursuing Equality:
How to Use Cleveland's Non-Discrimination Protections

Friday, September 8, 2017
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cleveland Marshall College of Law, Moot Court Room
1801 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, 44115

Last summer, the Cleveland City Council finally passed an inclusive anti-discrimination ordinance that expanded existing protections to transgender individuals. Join us  for a two-part program designed to arm you with the information and skills you need to put these protections into action, whether you are advocating for yourself, a loved one, or a client.

For the first hour, we will be joined by Ryan Clopton-Zymler, Community Relations Manager at the LGBT Community Center of Greater Cleveland, who will provide a cultural competency training for professionals working with transgender clients. Beginning at 10:30 am, Elizabeth Bonham, Staff Attorney for the ACLU of Ohio, will explain how Cleveland's anti-discrimination protections work, and provide a step-by-step guide to navigating the administrative complaint process.

Presented in partnership with the Cleveland-Marshall Allies, Equality Ohio. the LGBT Community Center of Greater Cleveland, and TransOhio!

*2 hours of CLE credit have been approved by the Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on Continuing Legal Education, with 1 hour of attorney professional conduct instruction.
*2 hours of CEU credit have been approved by the National Association of Social Workers.

This event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be provided.
Please contact us to request ADA accommodations for any event.
For more information, click here

Jane & Eric Buder Shapiro, Sandra & Mark Davenport, Cindy & Richard Demsey, Weezie & John Scott, Susan Stechschulte & Bill Plesec, Cuyahoga County Young Democrats, Cuyahoga Democratic Women's Caucus, and the Northeast Ohio Young Black Democrats

Invite you to join
U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown
and special guest
U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris
for an afternoon fundraiser to support the re-election campaign of U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown

Saturday, September 9, 2017
12:30 - 2:00 pm
at the home of Bill Pesec & Susan Stechschulte
2919 Sedgewick Rd, Shaker Heights, OH 44120

Sponsor - $500; Host - $250; Supporter - $150
Minimum suggested contribution - $100

Contributions should be made payable to Friends of Sherrod Brown. Please RSVP to Meg Yee at meg@sherrodbrown.com or 916-799-2898 no later than Wednesday, September 6.

Event web page: https://secure.sherrodbrown.com/page/contribute/ev170909  

Contributions or gifts to Freinds of Sherrod Brown are not tax deductible. All individual contributions must be made from personal funds and may not be reimbursed by another. Contributions to Friends of Sherrod Brown are limited to $2,700 per election for individuals. The primary and general elections are considered separate elections with separate limits. Federal law requires us to use our best efforts to collect and report the name, mailing address, occupation, and name of employer for individuals whose contributions exceed $200 in an election cycle.


Due to a scheduling conflict, this event has been moved from August 22 to the date noted below.

The League of Women Voters of Greater Cleveland and Shaker Heights Public Library
The Ohio Board of Education a.k.a. the State School Board
How can they help us? How can we help them?

Monday, September 25, 2017
7:00 - 8:30 pm
Shaker Heights Public Library
16500 Van Aken Blvd, Shaker Heights, OH, 44120

Meryl Johnson, State Board of Education Member, District 11
Peggy Lehner, Ohio State Senator (R, District 6); Chair, Senate Standing Committee on Educationr
Mary Rose Oakar, former member, State Board of Education
The purpose of this program is to let parents and the entire community know what the State Board of Education does, its relationship to the Ohio legislature and most importantly, how the public can help our elected officials, on both the State School Board and the legislature be more effective.

Co-sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Greater Cleveland and Shaker Heights Public Library

FOR MORE INFORMATION: teachingcleveland@earthlink.net 


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