Mobilizing women to engage in the political
process and run for office at every level of government
Welcome to the CDWC Website!
The CDWC stands with the Ohio Legislative
Black Caucus, Cleveland City Council, and others in calling upon the State of Ohio to declare #RacismAsAPublicHealthCrisis.
CDWC'S 11TH ANNUAL BRUNCH & CONVERSATION
THE URGENCY OF 2020
year's brunch, which took place on Saturday, May 16, was a virtual gathering of nearly 350 activists, candidates, and elected officials from all levels of
government and from around the state.
to our awardees:
CDWC Civic Leadership Award - Erika Anthony and
Crystal Bryant, co-founders of Cleveland Votes
CDWC Visionary Award - County
Councilwoman Sunny Simon
And heartfelt thanks to our dynamic speakers:
Cuyahoga County Democratic
Chair and County Councilwoman Shontel Brown, State Representative Juanita Brent, Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley, U.S. Congresswoman
Joyce Beatty, U.S. Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge, Richmond Heights City Councilwoman Kim Thomas, and, of course, our
amazing keynote speaker, U.S. Senator Kamala Harris!
Much gratitude to all who helped make this
special event happen!
The CDWC congratulates the candidates
who emerged victorious from the extended March 2020 Primary campaign and acknowledges all those who worked tirelessly
but fell short of winning.
We salute all who participated in the electoral process, either by running for office or working
on a campaign.
We thank you for your commitment to our community!
These winners were endorsed by the CDWC:
District 6 - Phil Robinson
Ohio House District 7 -
Ohio House District 8 - Kent Smith
Ohio House District 9 - Janine Boyd
Ohio House District 11 - Stephanie Howse
District 12 - Juanita Brent
Ohio House District 14 -
Bride Rose Sweeney
Ohio House District 15 - Jeff Crossman
Ohio House District 16 - Monique Smith
Ohio Senate District 24 - Tom Jackson
Cuyahoga County Council District 2 - Dale Miller
County Council District 10 - Cheryl Stephens
We also congratulate all who worked to achieve successful passage of the Cuyahoga County Health
& Human Services Levy.
THE CUYAHOGA DEMOCRATIC WOMEN'S CAUCUS WELCOMES
We have added a "donate" button to our website so that we can accept gifts via online payment. Now you can support us with your annual membership and with
an additional donation of whatever amount is right for you.
Every donation will make a difference in our efforts to support strong local, county, and state Democratic
Party strategists, leaders, and candidates - especially women - to win at all levels of government.
Remember, you must be a paid member in order to vote at our endorsement
The Ohio Supreme
Court, Bar Association, League of Women Voters of Ohio, and others have joined together for "Judicial Votes
Count" (JVC) an online website with information on candidates for judge across the state and with educational
information about what judges do and how to evaluate candidates. You can visit online at www.judicialvotescount.org.
of Women Voters online voter's guide, VOTE411.org, is where you can find essential information that includes voter guides, absentee ballot and early
voting information, biographical information about candidates, and both upcoming candidate forums and videos of forums.
UP THE PRESSURE (just because)!
Please continue to make phone
calls, especially to both of Ohio's senators, Sherrod Brown [Washington,
DC, 202-224-2315; Cleveland, 216-522-7272; Columbus, 888-896-OHIO (6446)] and Rob
Portman [Washington, DC, 292-224-3353; Cleveland, 216-522-7095; Columbus, 614-469-7747]. Make sure they know how you feel about the issues that are important to you.
Democratic Women's Caucus is a chapter of the Ohio Democratic Women's Caucus, which is an official caucus of the Ohio Democratic Party. We are dedicated to bringing women into the political process
by educating, engaging, and mobilizing women voters to help elect Democrats to office.