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September 2, 2015

Teens and Police: Your Rights and Wrongs » Euclid

Does your teen know what to do if they’re pulled over or questioned by the police?

Do they know their rights?

If you know a teen who thinks the right to remain silent is just something they say on TV, this is the workshop for them!

Start: September 2, 2015 3:00 pm
End: September 2, 2015 4:00 pm
Venue: Euclid Public Library
Address:
631 East 222 Street, Euclid, OH, 44123
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September 17, 2015

Constitution Day* » Everywhere

In 2004, Congress created Constitution Day on September 17 and passed a law requiring all publicly funded schools to provide educational programming on the Constitution.

Why September 17? It was on this day in 1787 that the United States Constitution was signed by the delegates who were present at the Constitutional Convention.

Start: September 17, 2015 12:00 am
End:
Venue: Unnamed Venue
Address:
OH
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September 21, 2015

A Coffee & Chat on Voters’ Rights: Your Voice, Your Vote » Euclid

The General Election is November 3, 2015. The deadline for voter registration is October 5, 2015. Now’s the time to learn about your rights as a voter in Ohio!

Are you registered to vote? Do you know you can vote early either in-person or by mail?

Start: September 21, 2015 1:30 pm
End: September 21, 2015 3:00 pm
Venue: Services For Independent Living, Inc. – TRAINING ROOM
Address:
26250 Euclid Avenue, Suite 801, (Euclid Office Plaza), Euclid, OH, 44132
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October 4, 2015

Walk to Stop Executions » Lucasville/Columbus

Walk to Stop Executions focuses on the need to abolish the death penalty in Ohio.

The event will begin on Sunday, October 4, in Lucasville, Ohio, near the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility. The walk will cover about 13.3 miles per day traveling north on U.S.

Start: October 4, 2015 12:00 am
End: October 10, 2015 6:00 pm
Venue: Ohio Statehouse
Address:
Ohio State Capitol, Columbus, OH, 43215
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October 25, 2015

The 2015 Ed Likover Memorial Lecture: Insights from Piper Kerman of “Orange is the New Black” » Cleveland

Join us in a discussion with Piper Kerman, author of The New York Times No. 1 bestseller, “Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Woman’s Prison,” which was adapted into a hit Netflix show. Engage with Piper and hear her discuss her personal experiences, as well as, relay stories and insights into the issues surrounding women’s prisons, mass incarceration, and solitary confinement.

Start: October 25, 2015 2:00 pm
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Venue: Cleveland State University
Address:
Student Center Ballroom 2121 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH, 44115
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October 29, 2015

Locked Up, Alone, and Mentally Ill: Solitary Confinement in Ohio » Worthington

The U.S. Supreme Court and almost all human rights groups say solitary confinement is physical and mental torture, yet Ohio continues this practice, even for people with mental illness. The majority of people in Ohio prisons have committed low-level offenses, and many need mental health and/or addiction treatment.

Start: October 29, 2015 12:00 pm
End: October 29, 2015 1:30 pm
Venue: NASW Ohio Chapter
Address:
400 West Wilson Bridge Road, Worthington, OH, 43085
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November 18, 2015

Locked Up, Alone, and Mentally Ill: Solitary Confinement in Ohio » Cleveland

The U.S. Supreme Court and almost all human rights groups say solitary confinement is physical and mental torture, yet Ohio continues this practice, even for people with mental illness. The majority of people in Ohio prisons have committed low-level offenses, and many need mental health and/or addiction treatment.

Start: November 18, 2015 12:00 pm
End: November 18, 2015 1:30 pm
Venue: ACLU of Ohio
Address:
4506 Chester Avenue, Cleveland, OH, 44103-3621
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