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

Jan 21 - Forum: Beliefs, Facts, and Fake News
Jan 22 - Learn, Listen, Create: Zine-making and Storytelling at Preterm 
Jan 23 - Gerrymandering 202: Information & Training
Jan 23 - Ohio Voting Rights 2018
Jan 24 - Fundraiser: Sherrod Brown with Jason Kander
Jan 26 - Kickoff for the 2018 Year of Vital Neighborhoods
Jan 28 - Forum: Tax Policy - Deficits, Increases, and the Future
Jan 30 - Fundraiser: Steve Dettelbach for Ohio Attorney General 
Feb 21 - Forum: Opportunity Corridor - Will the opportunity be realized?
Apr 25 - Save the Date: Planned Parenthood of Greater Ohio Annual Luncheon
Requests for listing should be sent to info@CuyahogaDWC.org 

Free Community Forum
Beliefs, Facts, and Fake News

Manipulation of facts continues to grow. Smart phones, the internet, and social media have played an important role. Can media integrity be strengthened before it's too late? What can be done?

All are invited. Join us for coffee and conversation with
Thom Fladung, former managing editor, the Plain Dealer, and vice president, Hennes Communications
Jan Leach, professor and director, Kent State University Media Law Center for Ethics

Sunday, January 21, 2018
9:30 - 10:45 am
First Unitarian Church of Cleveland
21600 Shaker Blvd, Shaker Heights, OH 44122



Kicking off another year of Preterm's Community Event Series, this is a storytelling workshop to create a Preterm community zine. We'll kick off with a workshop on how to tell stories that work though vulnerable moments, including how to tell and listen to abortion stories. 

Monday, January 22, 2018 
6:00 - 8:00 pm
12000 Shaker Blvd, Cleveland, Ohio 44120

Facebook event 


An update on the campaign to reform how Congressional Districts are drawn in Ohio

Tuesday, January 23, 2018
7:00 pm
Cuyahoga County Public Library, South Euclid-Lyndhurst Branch 
1876 S. Green Rd, South Euclid, OH 44121

Join with The Fair Districts = Fair Elections Coalition and the League of Women Voters of Greater Cleveland for a petition training and strategy workshop. 

We’ll have the latest news on efforts to reform how Congressional districts are drawn in Ohio.

Learn the correct way to manage petitions and get legal signatures. Get the word out about congressional redistricting reform and educate others about the Fair Districts = Fair Elections proposal. We will have petitions for you to take with you and will give you the tools to get signatures correctly.

Please join the 
Brecksville-Broadview Height Democratic Club 
for an evening with
Iris Meltzer, Secretary, League of Women Voters of Ohio

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 
7:00 - 9:00 pm
Broadview Hts City Hall
9543 Broadview Rd, Broadview Hts, OH 44147

The focus will be on:
  • Gerrymandering
  • Purging Ohio Voters
  • Voter Suppression or Voter Fraud?
  • Impact of FAKE NEWS on Voter Registration and Voting
  • What can be done?
This is a non-political issue! 
ALL citizens of the United States should have the right to vote! 

For more information, visit the club's Facebook page or bbhdems.org 


Sustainable Cleveland 2019
invites you to the
2018 Year of Vital Neighborhoods - Kickoff Event!

Friday, January 26, 2018
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cleveland City Hall Rotunda
601 Lakeside Ave, Cleveland

Please join the Mayor’s Office of Sustainability as we kick off the 2018 Year of Vital Neighborhoods! Each year leading up to 2019 we focus on a key area fundamental to a sustainable city, and nothing is more fundamental than our vital neighborhoods. 

This event will feature dozens of local leaders working at a neighborhood level to make Cleveland more vibrant and sustainable. Take this opportunity to engage with and learn from these organizations.

This event is FREE and open to the public. RTA’s FREE trolley stops right in front of City Hall. Vehicle parking is available at Willard Garage at regular rates (and bike parking is free!).

Photo ID is required to enter City Hall.

For more information on Sustainable Cleveland 2019, visit: www.SustainableCleveland.org.

Free Community Forum
Tax Policy: Deficits, Increases, and the Future

Congressional Republicans say their plans would stimulate the economy; Democrats say the legislation is a giveaway to corporations and wealthy Americans. How will the new tax laws affect our own local economy and lower income citizens in Ohio?

All are welcome. Join us for coffee and conversation with
Amy Hanauer, executive director, Policy Matters Ohio

Sunday, January 28, 2018
9:30 - 10:45 am
First Unitarian Church of Cleveland
21600 Shaker Blvd, Shaker Heights, OH 44122




Opportunity Corridor 
Will the opportunity be realized?

Wednesday, February 21, 2018
7:00 - 8:30 pm
Tinkham Veale University Center, CWRU Campus 
11038 Bellflower Rd., Cleveland OH 44106

Moderated by Steven Litt Plain Dealer Art, Architecture, Urban Design and City Planning Reporter
The Opportunity Corridor provides a connection between west and east sides; through neighborhoods that would benefit from economic renewal. It has been condemned, extolled, and now is becoming a reality. But what will it do in reality?

Other forums planned for March - May 2018 are listed below.
All are free and open to the public.
 questions about any of these events, please write to teachingcleveland@earthlink.net

Consumer Scams - How to spot, avoid, and respond
Thursday, March 8, 2018, 6:30 - 8:00 pm
Lakewood Public Library Main Branch, 15425 Detroit Ave., Lakewood OH 44107
Moderated by Teresa Dixon-Murray, Plain Dealer

Redistricting and Gerrymandering in America and Ohio - The effort to reform how districts are drawn
Tuesday, March 20, 2018, 7:00 - 8:30 pm
CWRU Siegal Lifelong Learning Facility, 25700 Science Park Dr. #100, Beachwood OH 44122
Moderated by Rich Exner, reporter, Cleveland.com, and featuring David Daley, Political Writer, Catherine Turcer, Common Cause/Ohio, and others
This forum will look at the Redistricting issue from a national and local perspective with experts in each area on the panel.

Single Payer Healthcare - How does it Work? Could it work in the U.S.?
Wednesday, April 25, 2018, 6:30 - 8:00 pm

Lakewood Public Library Main Branch, 15425 Detroit Ave., Lakewood OH 44107
Moderated by Ginger Christ, Plain Dealer Heathcare Reporter
Some think that single payer healthcare is the answer to our healthcare problems and others think it will bankrupt the country and won't work. This forum will explore both sides with a particular emphasis on how it might impact Northeast Ohio.

Women in Politics - How to get more women to run for office in Ohio
Wednesday, May 16, 2018, 7:00 - 8:30 pm
Heights Library Main Branch, 2345 Lee Rd., Cleveland Heights OH 44118
Moderated by Mary Kilpatrick, reporter, Cleveland.com

Most of these are co-sponsored by the Case Western Reserve University Siegal Lifelong Learning Program, League of Women Voters-Greater Cleveland, Cleveland.com/Plain Dealer, along with the Heights, Lakewood, Shaker, and Cuyahoga County Library Systems. Corporate sponsor: First Interstate Properties Ltd.


Partners in Care.

Please join Planned Parenthood of Greater Ohio for our inaugural 2018 Partners in Care Luncheon with keynote speaker, reproductive rights champion Dr. Willie Parker
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland Grand Ballroom
300 Lakeside Ave East, Cleveland, OH 44113
Learn more at www.PartnersInCarePP.com 


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