Links to all the LWV and partners issue forum videos 2016-2019
What is domestic violence?
From the Domestic Violence and Child Advocacy Center: “Often referred to as battering, relationship abuse, or intimate partner violence; it is a pattern of behavior used to establish power and control over someone through fear and intimidation. It often includes the threat or use of violence, and can include physical, emotional, verbal, financial/resource, and sexual abuse.”
Find out how you can protect yourself, your loved ones, your friends and colleagues.
Rep Janine Boyd (D), District 9, Ohio House of Representatives
Judge K.J. Montgomery Shaker Municipal Court
Alexandria Ruden, Legal Aid Society of Cleveland
Megen Gergen, Domestic Violence and Child Advocacy Center
Former student, Shaker Heights High School
Florence Ellinwood Allen is sworn in as a Common Pleas Court Judge for Cuyahoga County in 1921. Prior to her historic election to the trial court bench, Allen, a mean piano player, wrote music criticism for The Plain Dealer. (Kent State University at Ashtabula)
Before RBG, a Cleveland judge made history; it’s time to recognize Unstoppable Florence Allen: Andrea Simakis
Plain Dealer June 30, 2019
The link is here
Lake View Cemetery: Eternal home to Cleveland’s most famous residents turns 150
(map, guide to sites) by Laura DeMarco Plain Dealer 6/30/18
Lynn Ischay, Library of Congress, Plain Dealer Historical Photograph Collection
The link is here
Cleveland, Ohio – Cleveland’s most famous residents are eternal neighbors.
John D. Rockefeller, James A. Garfield, Eliot Ness, Alan Freed, Ray Chapman, Garrett Morgan, Adella Prentiss Hughes, Al Lerner, Carl Stokes … they’re all at home at 12316 Euclid Ave., Cleveland. Eternal neighbors at Lake View Cemetery.
Wednesday, May 29, 2019 7:00 – 8:30pm
How Do We Increase Voter Turn Out?
(aka where are the next 50,000 Cuyahoga County voters going to come from)
Rocky River Public Library 1600 Hampton Road 44116
Erika Anthony, Director, Cleveland Votes
Mike Brickner, Ohio State Director, All Voting is Local
Anthony W. Perlatti, Director, Cuyahoga County Board of Elections
Moderated by Jen Miller, Director, League of Women Voters-Ohio
Cosponsored by Rocky River Public Library, Lakewood, Bay Village, Fairview Park, North Olmsted, Rocky River & Westlake Chapters
Food Insecurity in Shaker Heights
How big is the problem? What are we doing about it? How can we do better?
The flyer is here
The slides from the talk by Loren Anthes are here
Forum write up by Ryan Brady
Thursday June 13, 2019 at 7pm
Shaker Hts Public Library Main Branch
16500 Van Aken Blvd. 44120
Hunger is a growing problem in Shaker Hts that is estimated to impact over 5,000 residents yearly including children, adults and seniors. What are we doing to make sure every person has access to the food they need? How can we do better?
Learn from experts, city representatives and volunteers. You can be part of the solution in Shaker Hts.
Panelists will include
•Loren Anthes, The Center for Community Solutions,
•Kimberly LoVano, Director of Advocacy & Public Education Greater Cleveland Food Bank,
•Nancy Moore and Trey Roeder, Shaker Heights City Council,
•Representatives Little Free Pantry in Shaker Hts.
Cosponsored by The League of Women Voters-Shaker Chapter and the Greater Cleveland Food Bank
Links to the organizations mentioned in the forum:
Cleveland 1912: Civitas Triumphant By Dr. John Grabowski
Mark Hanna: The Clevelander Who Made a President By Joe Frolik
Rockefeller’s Right-Hand Man: Henry Flagler By Michael D. Roberts
Cleveland’s Original Black Leader: John O. Holly By Mansfield Frazier
The Heart of Amasa Stone By John Vacha
Frederic C. Howe: Making Cleveland the City Beautiful (Or At Least Trying) by Marian Morton
When Cleveland Saw Red By John Vacha
Maurice Maschke: The Gentleman Boss of Cleveland by Brent Larkin
Inventor Garrett Morgan, Cleveland’s Fierce Bootstrapper by Margaret Bernstein
How Cleveland Women Got the Vote and What They Did With It by Marian Morton
One Man Can Make a Difference by Roldo Bartimole
The Election That Changed Cleveland Forever by Michael D Roberts
Cyrus Eaton: Khruschev’s Favorite Capitalist By Jay Miller
Ray Shepardson: The Man Who Relit Playhouse Square By John Vacha
Bertha Josephine Blue By Debbi Snook
The Man Who Saved Cleveland By Michael Roberts and Margaret Gulley
The flyer is here
Wednesday, June 5, 2019 6:30 – 8:00pm
Waste Water and the West Side…what are the issues?
Lakewood Public Library-Main
15425 Detroit Avenue Lakewood 44107
Frank Greenland, Dir. Of Watershed Prog., NE Ohio Reg. Sewer District
Janine Rybka, Director, Cuyahoga Soil and Water Conservation District
Mike Summers, Mayor, City of Lakewood
Moderated by Prof. Howard E. Katz, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
Cosponsored by CWRU Siegal Lifelong Learning and the LWV Lakewood, Bay Village, Fairview Park, North Olmsted,
Rocky River & Westlake Chapters. Corporate Sponsor: First Interstate