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Now an online event: Apr 1 - Freedom of Choice Ohio Advocacy Day in Columbus
CANCELED: Apr 1 - Film Screening: Join the Cuyahoga County Democratic Party for ACTIVIZED
NEW: April 5 - Video Forum-The 2020 Census: Confronting Facts and Impact
POSTPONED: Apr 17 - YWCA's Annual Forum on Race
TO BE RESCHEDULED: Apr 18 - Women’s Suffrage Centennial Symposium: From Complex Legacy to Collective Action 
WATCH FOR UPDATES: Apr 30 - Preterm's 2020 Bowl-a-thon
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Join the Freedom of Choice Ohio Coalition (FOCO) for our Advocacy Day Webinar!

We're gathering at noon on April 1st, 2020 to send a clear message to Ohio's legislators: Don't fool around with our rights. We're denouncing the lies, shame, and the stigma that has been spewing out of the Ohio Statehouse. Enough is enough and we're demanding truth and dignity for our people and communities. Folks from across Ohio will spend the day together to learn advocacy skills, share stories, hear from various speakers, and take our voices directly to our state representative and senator.

We won't be played as fools. No jokes or pranks when it comes to our health, rights, and justice. Together, we will debunk misinformation and demystify the legislative process.

Those who bought tickets for the in-person April 1 event are encouraged to hold on their ticket or reach out to Sarah Inskeep at Sinskeep@URGE.org for a refund. If you'd still like to register for the in-person event in November head here: bit.ly/ohioadvocacyday2020



The film's director is Eric Stange, an award-winning independent documentary film producer, director, and writer who specializes in current affairs.
Many of his works have been featured on PBS American Experience.

For tickets or questions, please email rpuente@cuydem.com or call (216) 621-9750.

To watch the trailer, please visit: https://vimeo.com/353770605

Cuyahoga County Democratic Party

for this forum, with panelists:
  • Betty J. Halliburton, U.S. Census
  • Kate Warren, Center for Community Solutions
  • Daniel Ortiz, Policy Matters Ohio


Tickets for this event are currently sold out.
If you would like to be notified if more become available, click HERE.

APRIL 17, 2020

8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
The Jack Joseph and Morton Mandel Humanities Center
4250 Richmond Rd, Highland Hills, OH 44122

It's Time for Equity is an event aimed at combating racism and unconscious bias. It's Time for Equity will feature a keynote by Dr. Robin DiAngelo on white fragility, group conversations, and activities. 
Equity is defined as the fair treatment, access, opportunity, and advancement for all people, while at the same time striving to identify and eliminate barriers that have prevented the full participation of some groups.


Dr. Robin DiAngelo is the author of New York Times Bestseller, White Fragility: Why It's So Hard For White People To Talk About Racism. Dr. Diangelo has been a consultant and trainer for over 20 years on issues of racial and social justice.

Women's Suffrage Centennial Symposium:
From Complex Legacy to Collective Action

Saturday, April 18, 2020,
9:00 am - 2:00 pm 
Tinkham Veale University Center 
Case Western Reserve University (CWRU)

This symposium brings together leading voices on the women's struggle for the vote and will reflect on the historical meaning of the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment and the extension of the franchise to women.

Ticket price, including lunch:
$35 General Public, $10 Students

Admission for CWRU and CSU students is free, but registration is required.

CWRU student admission is generously subsidized by the Flora Stone Mather Center for Women. CSU student admimssion is generously subsidized by the Cleveland-Marshall School of Law. 

Morning speakers:
  • Paula J. Giddings, retired professor of Africana Studies, Smith College, and author of When and Where I Enter: The Impact of Black Women on Race and Sex in AmericaIn Search of Sisterhood: Delta Sigma Theta and the Challenge of the Black Sorority Movement, and Ida: A Sword Among Lions - Ida B. Wells and the Campaign Against Lynching
  • Dawn Teele, professor, Political Science Department, University of Pennsylvania, and author of Forging the Franchise: The Political Origins of the Women's Vote

Panel discussion "Where do we go from here? A Call to Action Moment"
  • Amy Hanauer, Executive Director of Ohio Policy Matters, will moderate. 

Panelists include:

  • Crystal Bryant, Do-project Director, Cleveland Votes
  • Destinee Henton, Ohio Outreach Coordinator, Alliance for the Great Lakes
  • Rebecca Maurer, Maurer Law LCC, Lead Member Cleveland Advocates for Safe Housing (CLASH)
  • Jasmine Santana, Councilwoman, Cleveland City Council Ward 14
Lunchtime facilitated discussions

Keynote speaker
Virginia Kase, CEO of the League of Women Voters of the U. S., will wrap up during dessert, with a "charge" to move forward and get involved.

Cosponsoring with the LWV of Greater Cleveland are CWRU Flora Stone Mather Center for Women - CWRU Political Science Department - CWRU Siegal Lifelong Learning - CWRU Center for Civic Engagement and learning - CWRU African American Studies - CWRU Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences - CWRU Office of Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity - Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Alpha Omega Chapter - Cleveland Marshall College of Law, Cleveland State University - Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, Women in Law Section - Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Greater Cleveland Alumnae Chapter - Facing History and Ourselves -Hispanic Roundtable - The Junior League of Cleveland - The Western Reserve (OH) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated - National Council of Jewish Women/Cleveland - Norman S. Minor Bar Association - Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Cleveland Chapter  - Urban League of Greater Cleveland - Women of Color Foundation - YWCA of Greater Cleveland

Bowl-a-Thon is more important than ever for those in need of abortion care. In the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic, we know that our most vulnerable patients will have even more challenges getting the services they need, and community care will be key to preventing a reproductive healthcare crisis down the line. With folks losing work hours and pay, needing childcare, and having limited access to basic care and reproductive health items like condoms and emergency contraceptives, abortion care may be more necessary and financially inaccessible than ever.

There are more links between Coronavirus and reproductive healthcare than one may think.  This Twitter thread from our friends at All* Above All gives the basics of how this is a reproductive justice issue.

One small way you can contribute to our friends and neighbors is by registering for Bowl-a-Thon or donating to the fundraiser now! We’ll keep you updated on the April 30 event, but this virtual fundraiser can go on! All funds raised during Bowl-a-Thon go directly to patients’ abortion care.
Preterm will continue providing abortions to people who need them, regardless of their ability to pay. But we cannot do this without you. Please consider donating today to ensure care for the future. At a time of national crisis, it's more important than ever to make sure people seeking abortion get the care they need, without judgement or shame.

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