Vote! Primary Election, May 7, 2019                                         

School levies, income tax proposals, zoning amendments – what’s on your ballot?

Go here for VOTE411.org.
Go here for Cuyahoga County Board of Elections.

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LWV Ohio 2019 State Convention

Friday, May 10, 2019, 3 pm to Sunday, May 12, 2019, 1 pm
Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center
100 Green Meadows Dr., Lewis Center, OH 43035

Please let us know if you are interested in attending the 2019 LWVO State Convention. Each local league is entitled to a certain number of voting delegates based on it’s number of members. Once the delegate slots are filled, additional members can attend as non-voting attendees and participate in all activities. Please let LWVGC Co-President Audrey Morris know if you want to attend by emailing: ​co-president@lwvgreatercleveland.org​.  The items to be voted on at convention include: board officers and directors, budget and PMP (per member payment), program, bylaws, state studies and action resolutions. We especially want to support LWVGC’s High Stakes Testing Concurrence and vote for its adoption to the State Program.  Go here for more information.
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Call to Meeting!

The 5th Annual LWVGC Meeting,  2020: A Momentous Year for our Country and the League  is Saturday, June 1, at the Parma-Snow branch of Cuyahoga County Library, 2121 Snow Road, Parma OH 44134.  Meet other League members.  Enjoy a nice lunch.  Hear speakers Henry Curtis from the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections and Nada Martinovic from the U.S. Bureau of Census.

Go here to register and to learn more.

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LWVGC to Partner With The City Club

Once again, the League will serve as a community partner with The City Club of Cleveland to bring upcoming forums to Cuyahoga County.  Go here for more information on “Remarks from Frank LaRose” on April 26.

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Good news for LWVGC’s concurrence proposal on high-stakes testing and accountability in public education!

The LWVO board has placed the proposal on the upcoming LWVO convention agenda as a recommended program item. Learn what the League is doing to address high-stakes testing and accountability in K-12 education, measures which have been found by many experts to be damaging to students, teachers, schools, even whole communities, and thus educational quality. Go here for more information.

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Save the date – LWVGC Annual Meeting

Saturday June 1, 2019 9:30am

The League of Women Voters Greater Cleveland Annual Meeting will be held at the Parma-Snow Branch of Cuyahoga County Public Library.

Speakers will include:

Henry Curtis, Cuyahoga County BOE and Nada Martinovic, U.S. Bureau of Census

The “Call to Meeting” will go out in April, 2019.

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Forum Videos

If you are too busy to get to the free, public League-sponsored forums, you are in luck.  Access all the League-sponsored videos from the past three years here or use this alternate link here.  Use the arrow on the far right of the images to scroll to older presentations.

We are very grateful to our forum sponsors who support the cost of these videos and to Michael Baron who maintains our Youtube account.
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Go here for follow-up information from the forum “Plastics and Lake Erie.”  See what you can do to help curb plastics from entering the Great Lakes.

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Redistricting in Ohio:  Go to the LWV Ohio website here for updated information. Scroll to the bottom of the page for current information and for how you can stay involved. 

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Are you interested in helping the League’s mission of EMPOWERING CITIZENS AND DEFENDING DEMOCRACY?

View the many opportunities to volunteer with the LWV of Greater Cleveland!

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Donate to League:

Donations to The League of Women Voters of Greater Cleveland Education Fund are tax-deductible and provide important support for voter and civic education programs, including much of League’s voter service work that provides nonpartisan candidate information during the election season. To make an online donation to the Education Fund click here.

Donations to The League of Women Voters of Greater Cleveland, while not tax-deductible, are important for keeping dues low, promoting membership growth, and supporting direct advocacy. To make an online donation to LWV of Greater Cleveland click here.

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Since 1920, the League of Women Voters has been a leader in empowering citizens and defending democracy.

The League:

  • Encourages active participation in elections by providing nonpartisan information about candidates, issues, and how to vote
  • Works to protect and expand people’s access to elections and their government
  • Provides information people trust about major public policy issues
  • Takes positions on public policy matters and lobbies for change
  • Recruits and develops women and men to be members and leaders