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

July 27 - Fundraiser: Steve Dettelbach for Ohio Attorney General
July 28 - Fundraiser: Jasmin Santana for Cleveland City Council Ward 14 
July 29 - Community Clean Up in Garfield Heights Ward 4
July 30 - Common Ground: Greater Cleveland's largest outdoor community conversation
July 31 - 
Fundraiser: Betty Sutton for Governor
Aug 1 & 8 - Candidate Forums: Cleveland City Council Wards 4 & 6
Aug 4 - Fundraiser: State Senator Sandra Williams
Aug 6 - Fundraiser: Sherrod Brown's Re-Election Campaign
Aug 9 - Candidate Forum: Cleveland City Council, Ward 2 

Aug 10 - Policing & Immigration
Aug 10 - Fundraiser: Jazmin Torres-Lugo for Judge, Cleveland Municipal Court
Aug 12/13 - Galvanize Summit in Columbus
Aug 14 - Religion + abortion? The unexpected history... 
Aug 17 - Fundraiser: Betsy Rader for Congress
Aug 19 - Ohio Democratic Women's Caucus Annual Luncheon in Columbus
Aug 22 - "Meet & Greet" with Congresswoman Marcia Fudge
Aug 26 - Democrats of Cuyahoga County Annual Summer Picnic
Aug 31 - 
Party with a Purpose: supporting Planned Parenthood Advocates of Ohio
Sept 16 & 20 - Campaign Finance Workshop 
 
Requests for listing should be sent to info@CuyahogaDWC.org 

 


Please join
Judy & Robert Rawson, Debby & Zack Paris, Katie & Jeremy Paris, Jonathan Leiken, Steve Sozio, Mayor Earl Leiken, and Lisa & Rob Zimmerman
for a reception in support of
Steve Dettelbach, Candidate for Ohio Attorney General

Thursday, July 27, 2017
5:30 - 7:30 pm
At the home of Judy and Robert Rawson
21300 Brantley Rd., Shaker Heights, OH 44122
  • $2,500 Host
  • $1,000 Sponsor
  • $500 Friend
  • $250 Guest
Contribute at steveforohio.com/july27 or make checks payable to:
Dettelbach for Ohio and mail to 35 East Gay Street,Suite 403, Columbus, OH 43215

For more information or to RSVP, please contact Alex Temple at (440) 665-6408 or Alex@steveforohio.com

For the 2018 election cycle, the maximum individual and PAC contribution to Dettelbach for Ohio is $12,707.79. State of Ohio employees and government contractors should consult counsel prior to making a contribution. Contributions to Dettelbach for Ohio are not deductible as charitable contributions for federal income tax purposes. Ohio law allows a state income tax credit for monetary contributions made to Dettelbach for Ohio up to an annual limit of $50 for single filers and $100 for joint filers.

Dettelbach for Ohio
35 East Gay Street,Suite 403, Columbus, OH 43215
steveforohio.com
 


Please join
Dr. María Pujana & Hugo Urízar
for a 
“Paella & Sangría” fundraiser reception
in support of
Jasmin Santana, Candidate for Cleveland City Council, Ward 14

Friday, July 28, 2017
5:30 – 7:00 pm
At the home of Dr. María Pujana & Hugo Urízar
3751 Willow Run, Westlake, Ohio 44145

Host  $200 - Sponsor  $100 - Supporter  $50

 
Please make your contribution online at Jasminsantana4ward14.com or or send checks payable to: Friends to Elect Jasmin Santana, 3706 West 42nd St., Cleveland, OH 44109

Please RSVP your attendance on July 28 to: Ann Pallotta at (216) 374-8937 or at Jasminsantana4ward14.com
 
 


The Committee to Elect
Shayla L. Davis
Hosts
Garfield Hts. Ward 4 Community Clean Up

Saturday, July 29, 2017
11:00 am - 2:00 pm

If you are interested in participating, we would love to get 50 volunteers!

Call/text: Millette (Campaign Manager) at 216-374-9075

Every "Litter" Bit Hurts.... Let's Clean Up Our Community!
 


Common Ground:
Greater Cleveland's largest outdoor community conversation 

Sunday, July 30, 2017
2:00 - 4:00 pm
Public Square
Cleveland, OH 44113

On a single day, Sunday, July 30, 2017, join your community as thousands of people from across Cuyahoga County come together to connect, communicate, and collaborate.

That day, take a seat at the table with hundreds of other engaged community members in Downtown Cleveland's Public Square to share a meal and forward-looking conversation about how we can work together to make our community more resilient and equitable. 

Community partners joining us on the Square include: Boys and Girls Club of Cleveland, Downtown Cleveland Alliance, The City Club of Cleveland, Cleveland Metroparks, Cleveland Metropolitan Housing Authority, Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Cleveland State University, Cuyahoga County, Cuyahoga County Public Library, Diversity Center of Northeast Ohio, Edible Cleveland, Global Cleveland, Greater Cleveland Congregations, LGBT Community Center of Greater Cleveland, Meet Me in the Square, Neighborhood Connections, Old Stone Church, and the YMCA.

Common Ground is where meaningful connections and conversations become possible. What happens next is up to you.

The event is free, but registration is required! Register to attend the Public Square event or find another event near you at (c
onversations are happening at locations across Cuyahoga County) at www.clevelandfoundation.org/CommonGround.
 


Please join
Susannah Muskovitz, David Nager, David Paris, Daniel Romaine, & Jerald Schneiberg (committee in formation)
For a reception in support of
Betty Sutton, Democratic Candidate for Governor of Ohio

Monday, July 31, 2017
5:30 - 7:00 PM
The Shoreby Club
40 Shoreby Drive, Bratenahl, Ohio 44108

Please RSVP to: Wendy Balodis at (440)476-2106 or wendy@balodisgroup.com
  • Host - $5,000
  • Sponsor - $2,500
  • Supporter - $1,000
  • Individual - $250
To support Betty Sutton's campaign, please make checks payable to:
Betty Sutton Works for Ohio, 4100 Regent Street, Suite A, Columbus, OH 43219, or contribute online at www.bettysutton.com/donate.
 
 


Residents of Cleveland Ward 4 and Ward 6!
Meet your city council candidates in advance of the Primary Election on Tuesday, September 12, 2017!

Ward 4 VOTES!
Candidates Forum: Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Ward 6 VOTES!
Candidates Forum: Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Both events to be held at
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. DAL Chapter, Educational and Leadership Development Center
2820 E. 116th St (south of Shaker Blvd), Cleveland, OH 44120
Doors open: 6:00 pm: Forum: 7:00-8:30 pm

Refreshments and Free Parking

Held in conjunction with the League of Women Voters, Cleveland Chapter

It's your Choice and Your Vote! Make it Count!!
Know your Candidates for City Council!
 


11th Annual Fish Fry Fundraiser 
for 
State Senator Sandra Williams, 21st Senate District

Friday, August 4, 2017 
5:00 - 8:00 pm
Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) Hall 
2249 Payne Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44114

$20.00 per person

Please make checks payable to: Friends of Sandra Williams
Mail to: Genola Williams, Treasurer, 12518 Fairhill Road, Cleveland, Ohio 44120 
 
Questions and RSVP’s – please call 216-849-2770 



Robin Cooper, Adam Davis, Michael Devereaux, Mahmoud Ghannoum, Chip Gilkeson, Bob Haber, Patti Kellner, Jay Klemme, Neil Korman, Arthur Lavin, Marty Plax, and Barbara & David Wolfort
invite you to join 
U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown 
for an evening reception in support of his re-election campaign

Sunday, August 6, 2017
At the home of Neil and Diane Korman 
156 Millcreek Lane, Moreland Hills, OH 44022

Host & Sponsor Reception 4:00-4:30 pm
(Host $2,500 / Sponsor $1,000)
General Reception 4:30-6:00 pm 
(Supporter $500 / Guest $250)

Please RSVP to Meg Yee at meg@sherrodbrown.com or at 916-799-2898 no later than Wednesday, August 2nd

Friends of Sherrod Brown. Contributions or gifts to Friends 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 ad-dress, occupation and name of employer for individuals whose contributions exceed $200 in an election cycle.

Friends of Sherrod Brown
 


2017 Candidate Forum
with candidates for 
Cleveland City Council, Ward 2 
All candidates for Ward 2 are invited

Wednesday, August 9, 2017
5:30 - 8:00 pm
Earle B. Turner Recreation Center
11300 Miles Ave, Cleveland OH 44105

Presented by Union Miles Development Corporation and Union Miles Block Club Presidents

Union Miles Development Corporation does not advocate for or support any particular candidate.
 


Policing & Immigration
Identifying Police Practices that Protect Immigrant Communities

Thursday, August 10, 2017
Noon
ACLU of Ohio
4506 Chester Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44103-3621
 
Deputizing local police officers to act as immigration agents encourages racial profiling, strains police resources, and destroys immigrants’ trust in local law enforcement. While some police departments have succumbed to pressure from the administration to enforce federal immigration laws, others have resisted. 

Join us on August 10 to hear Lorain Police Chief Cel Rivera discuss his department’s commitment to serving and protecting all members of the Lorain community, regardless of their immigration status or documentation. Anabel Barron, a caseworker for El Centro and immigrant activist, will then speak from first-hand experience about the positive impact that this type of policing policy has on her community.

This event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be provided.  

RSVP here. 
 
Please contact us to request ADA accommodations for any event: info@acluohio.org

ACLU of Ohio


Campaign Fundraiser
for
Jazmin Torres-Lugo
Candidate for Judge, Cleveland Municipal Court

Thursday, August 10, 2017
5:00 - 7:30 pm
Cozumel Mexican Restaurant
5555 Brecksville Rd, Independence OH 44131
(12 minutes from downtown Cleveland)

If you wish to reserve, please call Mrs. Robin Ryan at 216-781-6450

Finger food - Tortillas - Flutes - More

Suggested Donations of $50, $150, $350, or other amount gratefully accepted.
Maximum individual contribution: $600; Maximum organization contribution: $3,800

Please make checks payable to Friends of Jazmin Torres-Lugo for Judge.

Friends of Jazmin Torres-Lugo for Judge, Edwin Reyes, Treasurer, 2012 West 25th Street, Suite 416, Cleveland, OH 44113. https://electjazmintorreslugoforjudge.com/ 


United State of Women 
Galvanize Summit 
Saturday, August 12 and Sunday, August 13, 2017
Columbus

Launched in 2016 at a summit co-hosted by the White House Council on Women and Girls, the United State of Women (USOW) is a megaphone for gender equality and amplifies important issues by bringing together experts, advocates, grassroots organizers, and business leaders.

The Galvanize Summit is a two-day event where participants hear from local and national partners while increasing their skills and strategic tools based on their own career and interests. The event will also host an Engagement Fair where attendees can meet, connect, and learn about organizations in Ohio. At the conclusion of the event, participants will join the Alumni Association and continue to receive information and support from USOW.


Attendees will choose one of five tracks, based on their interest in receiving in-depth, nonpartisan, skills-based training developed by national partner organizations. These tracks include:
  • Political Candidates - Training developed by VoteRunLead
  • Campaign Management - Training developed by Wellstone
  • Grassroots Organizing - Training developed by Midwest Academy
  • Leadership - Training developed by Bossed Up
  • Entrepreneurship - Training developed by BRAVA Investments
Join with talented women from across Ohio to work towards a more equal society. When you register for this event, you are reaffirming your commitment to a more just society, for yourself, your children, and women everywhere.

The United State of Women is a project of Civic Nation, a 501c(3) organization. Contributions to Civic Nation are tax deductible to the extent permitted by law. Civic Nation's tax identification number is 47-3576918.
 


Preterm Community Event Series
Religion + abortion? The unexpected history... 

Monday, August 14, 2017
6:00 - 8:00 pm 
Preterm
12000 Shaker Blvd, Cleveland OH 44120 

As we continue the fight for reproductive freedom, it's essential to look back at the history of our movement and acknowledge those who paved the way. 

Join us at Preterm for a discussion with Patricia A. Relf, co-author of To Offer Compassion: A History of the Clergy Consultation Service on Abortion.

Conservative, anti-choice values often dominate the conversation on religion and abortion, but Relf's book delves into the largely forgotten history of clergy members helping women access abortion care. To Offer Compassion: A History of the Clergy Consultation Service on Abortion will be available for purchase from Loganberry Books during the event. 

This event is part of Preterm's Monthly Community Event Series, so it's free and open to the public! No RSVP necessary. Parking is available in the Preterm parking lot. 

For more information, email info@preterm.org.

Keep an eye out for another exciting event announcement soon! 

Preterm 
12000 Shaker Blvd, Cleveland, OH 44120 
216-991-4000


Alison Battaglia and Virginia Davidson
invite you to a reception supporting
Betsy Rader
Candidate for Congress in Ohio's 14th District

Thursday, August 17, 2017
6:00 - 8:00 pm
At the home of Alison Battaglia
2593 Coventry Road, Shaker Heights, OH 44120

Contribution levels
Platinum: $2,700
Gold Sponsor: $1,000
Silver Sponsor: 500
Bronze Sponsor: $250
Tickets: $75

Contributions or gifts to Betsy Rader for Congress are not tax deductible. 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 contribution exceeds $200 in an election cycle. We cannot accept contributions from corporations, labor unions, government contractors, and foreign nationals who are not permanent residents. All individual contributions must be made from personal funds and may not be reimbursed by another. Contributions to Betsy Rader for Congress are limited to $2,700 per election for individuals. The primary and general elections are considered separate elections with separate limits.

Betsy Rader for Congress
 


Resist | Persist | Enlist : The Ohio Democratic Women's Caucus Annual Luncheon

The Ohio Democratic Women's Caucus invites you to join keynote speaker Former U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius with special guest Political Director of Emerge America, A’shanti Gholar -- for the Annual Women's Caucus Luncheon.

Saturday, August 19, 2017
VIP Reception (10:30 am) - Luncheon (11:30 am)
Hilton Columbus Downtown, George Bellows Ballroom
401 North High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215

Click here to buy a ticket to the luncheon. 


Following the luncheon, EMILY's List will be holding a free training for women grassroots activists and candidates that want to learn more about fundraising, building their network, and effectively organizing their communities using cutting-edge tools.
 
 
Ohio Democratic Women's Caucus 
https://ohiodems.org/ohio-democratic-womens-caucus/ 
 



"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.
 


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

HAMBURGERS - HOT DOGS - POTLUCK - MUSIC

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

 


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
“PARTY WITH A PURPOSE” is
         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.


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