Details are below. Click here for CDWC-sponsored (and co-sponsored) programs.
Through Aug 23 - 2020 Ohio Promise Virtual Town Hall Tour
July 8 - Big Gay (Virtual)
9 - Virtual fundraiser: Joan Sweeny for Ohio House of Representatives (District 7)
July 17 - Virtual Forum: What Does It Mean to Defund the Police?
July 22 - Choose Wisely:
A How-to Guide for Getting to Know Judicial Candidates
July 23 - Fundraiser: State Senator Nickie J. Antonio
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Promise Virtual Town Hall Tour
30 - August 23
Digital events give voice to everyday Ohioans amid unprecedented crises facing our state
Ohio House Democrats have begun the 2020 Ohio Promise Virtual Town Hall Tour
, a series of virtual town halls this summer where local lawmakers will discuss statewide issues like COVID-19, jobs
and the economy, racial justice and police reforms.
The digital events allow constituents to hear from lawmakers, ask questions, and offer input on ways to address
the issues facing their communities.
town hall event is free and open to the public.
Join Unite for Reproductive & Gender
Equity (URGE), Planned Parenthood Advocates of Ohio, and Equality Ohio on July 8th for their Big Gay Town Hall! They'll discuss
the state of LGBTQ+ rights and reproductive rights in Ohio, the impacts of voter suppression & gerrymandering, and the
different steps we can take to make our voices heard (spoiler: it's not just by voting).
Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at 6:00 pm
Joan T. Sweeny is running
for the 7th District of the Ohio House of Representatives, a seat currently held by Republican Thomas Patton.
The 7th district includes Berea, North Olmsted, North
Royalton, Olmsted Falls, Strongsville, and Olmsted Township.
Join Joan T Sweeny for "Spaghetti
with Sweeny" on Thursday, July 9, 5:30-7:30 pm on Zoom!
Special guests include Senator Nickie Antonio and other local elected
Get your tickets:
If you can't attend,
you can donate here.
The City Club of Cleveland
What Does It Mean to Defund the Police?
Christy Lopez, Professor, Georgetown Law Center
Friday, July 17, 2020
Christy Lopez, Professor at Georgetown
Law Center, teaches courses on Criminal Justice and Police/Criminal Justice Reform and co-leads Georgetown Law's Program on
Innovative Policing. Professor Lopez directly led the team that investigated the Ferguson Police Department and was a primary
drafter of the Ferguson Report and negotiator of the Ferguson consent decree.
Join us in conversation with Professor Lopez to discuss the logistics of defunding the police. What
would really happen if we divested from police departments across the nation? Where would the divestments go? What would happen
when we dial 911? How might American society evolve with a different definition of what constitutes "police" and
will be available beginning at 12:30 p.m. Have questions? Tweet them at @TheCityClub
or send a text to 330-541-5794.
- Camille Wimbish,
Ohio Fair Courts Alliance
- Mia Lewis, Common Cause
Have you ever felt like you don't have
enough information to decide which judges to vote for? Join the Ohio Fair Courts Alliance and discuss ways to go beyond campaign
slogans and yard signs to learn more about who is -running for the bench.
Join us on Wednesday, July 22 from 7-8:30 pm