LWV Greater Cleveland Speaks Out on County Sheriff Proposal

LWVGC is opposed to the Council’s recent proposal to return the County sheriff from an appointed position to an elected position.  A letter written by LWVGC Co-Presidents Audrey Morris and Susan Murnane was presented at the December 11 meeting of  Cuyahoga County Council.  You can read the full letter  here and see  Audrey Morris’s presentation here Find cleveland.com coverage here. 

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Join us at the City Club of Cleveland for a forum on Ohio 2019: Searching for Statewide Solutions – Friday, January 11, 2019 at Noon

The forum will feature John R. Corlett, President and Executive Director of The Center for Community Solutions, offering his perspectives on Governor-elect DeWine’s upcoming policies.

Tickets are $22 for City Club Members, and $37 for Non-members.

Additional information and tickets can be found at the City Club Website.

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Read the LWV Ohio Coalition Letter in Opposition to HJR19  here. 

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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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Go to the next level with Wellstone training webinars

LWV has teamed up with Wellstone Action to provide a series of webinars that provide League members with tools, resources and strategies for growing our advocacy and voter engagement activities. This is a great training opportunity from a nationally recognized training organization.
Go here to register for the Coalition Building webinar scheduled for December 12 or 19.  You can also find past webinars on this page.
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LWVGC board approves proposal on high-stakes testing

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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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