Details are below. Click here for CDWC-sponsored (and co-sponsored) programs.
Mar 1-29 - 21-Day Racial Equity & Social Justice Challenge
Mar 19 - Sr. Simone Campbell, Leader of "Nuns on the Bus" speaks at John Carroll
Mar 21 - Fundraiser: Brooklyn City Councilwoman Meg Ryan Shockey
Mar 23 - District 14 Voice: Dave Joyce (Empty Chair) Town Hall
24 - Fundraiser: Laura Rodriguez-Carbone for Lakewood City Council Ward
Mar 24 - Fundraiser: Bedford/Walton Hills Democratic Party
Mar 26 - Film Screening: Wilma Mankiller documentary
Apr 4 - Training: How Things Work at the Ohio Statehouse
Apr 4 - Fundraiser:
Lora M. Thompson for Lyndhurst City Council
Apr 10 - Freedom of Choice Ohio Advocacy Day 2019
Apr 15 - Meet
Your Legislator: State Rep. Stephanie Howse
Apr 28 - Cuyahoga County Dems' Annual Dinner features
Senator Kamala Harris
May 6 - 2019 Women of Achievement Luncheon
This challenge was originally developed by Dr. Eddie Moore Jr. and Debby Irving and has been adapted
by many organizations across the country. The challenge is designed to create dedicated time and space to build
more effective social justice habits, particularly those dealing with issues of race, power, privilege, and leadership.
will be prompted daily with challenges such as reading an article, listening to a podcast, reflecting on personal experience
Participation in an activity like this helps us to discover how racial injustice and social injustice impact our community,
to connect with one another, to identify ways to dismantle racism and other forms of discrimination.
This is an exciting
opportunity to dive deep into racial equity and social justice. We hope you'll join us and accept this challenge.
challenge starts on Friday, March 1st and continues (Monday-Friday) through March 29th.
Before Day 1, you will receive
an introductory email explaining the purpose of the challenge and your Challenge Reflection Log - a tool to ensure you are
taking full advantage of what the challenge has to offer. Starting on March 1st, expect to receive daily emails containing
your challenge options.
Here's the Facebook Event
District 14 Voice, along with other grassroots groups in District 14, are hosting an "Empty Chair"
Town Hall for our temporary Congressman David Joyce.
- Marion Clarke,
Planned Parenthood, Title X "gag rule"
- Ted Seuss, SPAN (Single Payer Action Network),Medicare
- Kathleen Baka, Friends of Immigrants, Family Separation
Please come for an afternoon
of getting all #FiredUp and #ReadyToGo all over again, and be prepared with questions to pose to "David
Joyce". There might even be a few surprises....
Light refreshments & coffee will be served.
Additional Information will be provided by Planned Parenthood, NARAL, CLASH (Cleveland Lead Advocates for Safe Housing)
& Friends of Immigrants.
Forward United NEO
Crooked River Action
Indivisible Ashtabula County, Moving Forward Together
Bedford/Walton Hills Democratic Party, Victor Fluharty, Treasurer
Street, Bedford, Ohio 44146
Celebrate Women's History Month
Free Screening of Wilma Mankiller
It's Women's History Month, and the YWCA Greater Cleveland's upcoming Racial Justice
Series event is just the way to celebrate!
Join us on March 26th for a FREE screening of the documentary Mankiller, the powerful true story of feminist, activist, and first female chief
of the Cherokee Nation, Wilma Mankiller.
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
6:00 - 8:30 pm
Tinkham Veale University Center
11038 Bellflower Rd, Ballroom C, Cleveland, OH 44106-3968
director and producer of the film, Valerie Red-Horse Mohl, will speak following the screening, examining the legacy of Mankiller's
formidable life. Mohl will also discuss her work as the preeminent collaborator with American Indian tribal nations bringing
Native stories to the screen, and contemplating the critical roles of women in leadership.
Free and open to the community;
light refreshments will be served.
YWCA Greater Cleveland
Ave., Cleveland, OH 44103
Freedom of Choice Ohio Advocacy Day 2019
Wednesday, April 10, 2019
8:30 am - 4:00 pmHoliday
Inn Columbus Downtown-Capitol Square
East Town Street, Columbus, OH 43215
Freedom of Choice
Ohio will hold our annual Advocacy Day on April 10, 2019. This year, we will focus on bringing #OurStoriesOurLives to the
Statehouse to help legislators understand how their agenda attacking reproductive healthcare hurts Ohioans and their families.
Since 2011, the Ohio legislature has systematically passed bill after bill limiting access to comprehensive reproductive healthcare
and abortion services in our state and as a result, half of Ohio's abortion clinics have closed, leaving many without access
to the services they need.
We will provide you with all the information
you need to effectively share stories and advocate with elected officials. Following the training, participants will engage
with their legislators to show the impact that the dangerous anti-abortion and reproductive health care agenda has on their
Are you a student with URGE? They have their own registration form: https://bit.ly/2MINu5R
Tickets are $15.00. We want to have everyone who is able to attend Advocacy Day be able to attend, so if
you would like a reduced rate in order to be able to afford to come, please email email@example.com
Freedom Of Choice-Ohio Coalition
A coalition of Pro-Choice Organizations
around Ohio who work to protect the right to choose:
Liberties Union of Ohio
Association of University Women
League of Women Voters
NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio
National Association of Social Workers Ohio Chapter
National Council of Jewish Women-Columbus Section
Ohio National Organization for Women (NOW)
Ohio Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Ohio
Women Have Options
Meet Your Legislators Series:
Representative Stephanie Howse
Monday, April 15, 2019
Adamhs Board of
2012 West 25th Street, Cleveland, Ohio 44113
Stephanie Howse of District 11 will be at the ADAMHS Board for the 2019 Meet Your Legislators Series. This series is an opportunity
for individuals and families affected by mental illness and/or substance use disorders, providers, and other stakeholders
to interact with legislators about various issues affecting the behavioral health community. We will meet in the Ohio
Room of the ADAMHS Board offices located on the 6th Floor of 2012 West 25th St.
Please join us for the 2019 Women of Achievement Awards
The YWCA Women of Achievement Luncheon will be held on Monday, May 6,
2019, at the Hilton Cleveland Downtown. Get your tickets now to support the female leaders of Cleveland. The Women of Achievement class of 2019 is a group of
women who have thrived when faced with adversity and chose to create their own paths. As diverse as these women are, they
collectively share the passion to better the community through their work and a dedication to share their knowledge with the
next generation of women.
YWCA Greater Cleveland
4019 Prospect Ave., Cleveland,