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February 25, 2015

ReelAbilities Film Festival‒2015* » Cincinnati

As Cincinnati’s largest film festival, ReelAbilities’ unique purpose is bringing people together to explore differences and shared humanity. It will be a week of celebration that include events, world class films and celebrities who experience disability. Individual tickets are $10 for each screening unless otherwise specified.

Start: February 25, 2015 7:00 pm
End: March 7, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Cincinnati Art Museum
953 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH, 45202
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March 5, 2015

Women Can Make the Difference: Defusing Excessive Police Force » Cleveland

One solution that has been suggested, yet ignored: hire more women. More female police officers is one proven strategy to reduce excessive police force, strengthen police community relations, and better address violence against women. Join us for a conversation about why hiring more women as police officers is important and why more cities have not implemented this solution.

Start: March 5, 2015 7:00 pm
End: March 5, 2015 8:30 pm
Venue: YWCA Greater Cleveland
4019 Prospect Ave., Cleveland, OH, 44103
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March 6, 2015

It’s Time for the Freedom to Marry* » Cleveland

The country’s first same-sex marriage took place in Massachusetts 11 years ago. Now, more than 70 percent of Americans live in states where same-sex couples are allowed to marry.

On January 16, the U.S. Supreme Court announced that it will decide whether the Constitution holds a right to same-sex marriage.

Start: March 6, 2015 12:00 pm
Venue: The City Club of Cleveland
850 Euclid Avenue, 2nd Floor, Cleveland, OH, 44114
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March 19, 2015

Let’s Talk About Injustice: A Community Conversation* » Cleveland

Join a community discussion, hosted by Facing History and Ourselves and the Allstate Foundation, with Bryan A. Stevenson, attorney, human rights activist, and author of Just Mercy. Stevenson is one of the country’s most visionary legal thinkers and social justice advocates.

Start: March 19, 2015 7:00 pm
Venue: Cleveland State University Main Ballroom
2121 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH, 44115
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March 20, 2015

The Roberts Court: The First Decade* » Cleveland

The Supreme Court of the United States has been under the leadership of Chief Justice John G. Roberts since 2005.

Linda Greenhouse, former New York Times correspondent covering the Supreme Court, will review the social and political implications of decisions made by the Roberts Court.

Start: March 20, 2015 12:00 pm
Venue: The City Club of Cleveland
850 Euclid Avenue, 2nd Floor, Cleveland, OH, 44114
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March 26, 2015

“Prisons For Profit” Premiere at Cleveland International Film Festival » Cleveland

What happens when prisoners become dollar signs?

Watch the debut of “Prisons for Profit,” at the Cleveland International Film Festival, as part of its Ohio Shorts Program showing of nine short films. The documentary chronicles the aftermath of the nation’s first state prison sold to a for-profit corporation.

Start: March 26, 2015 9:40 pm
End: March 26, 2015 11:10 pm
Venue: Tower City Cinemas
230 W Huron Rd, Tower City Center, Cleveland, OH, 44113
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April 25, 2015

Anti-Bullying Summit* » Columbus

The Anti-Bullying Summit is a program designed to teach participants about their rights and responsibilities relating to the bullying of school age students and will address legal issues pertaining to bullying.

School districts and their staff will learn about their responsibilities and steps to protect students.

Start: April 25, 2015 8:00 am
End: April 25, 2015 5:00 pm
Venue: The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law
55 W. 12th Ave., Columbus, OH, 43210
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