Upcoming Events

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Items marked with an asterisk (*) indicate events that may be of interest to ACLU supporters, but we are not responsible for the content.


June 25

Fifty Years of Fair Housing: Looking Back and Moving Forward » Cleveland

Join the ACLU of Ohio in collaboration with ACS, Fair Housing Center for Rights & Research, and Cleveland-Marshall Law Alumni Association for an afternoon symposium.

Speakers include John Relman, founder and director of Relman, Dane & Colfax, PLLC; Marty Gelfand, Councilperson, South Euclid; Robert A. Cole, Managing Attorney-Meaningful and Appropriate Education Practice Group at Advocates for Basic Legal Equality, Inc. (ABLE); Genevieve Birkby, BUILDHealth Challenge Assistant Project Manager, Environmental Health Watch; and Sandra Park of the ACLU’s Women’s Rights Project.

* Up to 5 hours of general CLE credit has been approved by the Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on Continuing Legal Education and up to 5 hours of general CEU credit have been approved for this symposium.

Tuesday, June 25, 1:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Cleveland


June 26

Nuisance Ordinances: When Calling for Help Gets You Evicted » Columbus

Sandra Park of the ACLU’s Women’s Rights Project will examine how nuisance ordinances undermine communities across the state. A discussion of how we can advocate to change these laws will follow.

* 1.5 hours of general CLE credit has been approved by the Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on Continuing Legal Education.

Tuesday, June 26, noon
ACLU of Ohio, Columbus


June 28

Fight Family Separation Fundraiser » Columbus

A fundraiser to FIGHT family separations at the border. Join us at the St. James Tavern for fundraiser to benefit two charities: HOLA Ohio and RAICES Texas (Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services). There is a suggested donation of $10 at the door. There will be drink specials, catering from Freedom a la Cart, Por’ketta Food Truck, a speaker from RAICES Texas and more!

Thursday, June 28, 7 p.m.
St. James Tavern
105 North 4th Street, Columbus


July 12

State of the Statehouse » Columbus

Engage with our Chief Lobbyist Gary Daniels for a spirited discussion about the latest bills, trends, and issues in the Ohio legislature. Delve deeper into our overall legislative strategy for the rest of 2018.

Thursday, July 12, 5:30 p.m.
ACLU of Ohio, Columbus


July 17

State of the Statehouse » Cleveland

Engage with our Chief Lobbyist Gary Daniels for a spirited discussion about the latest bills, trends, and issues in the Ohio legislature. Delve deeper into our overall legislative strategy for the rest of 2018.

Tuesday, July 17, 5:30 p.m.
ACLU of Ohio, Cleveland


July 26

Candidate Forum on Disability Issues » Columbus

The Ohio Candidate Forum on Disability Issues will provide a format for the candidates for Ohio Governor and U.S. Senate to inform the disability community about their positions on disability-related issues/policy. Rarely are these platform issues a priority, or even considered, by public officials, yet they affect approximately 2 million Ohioans with disabilities, at least 13% of our state’s population. The event will be moderated by Mr. Alan Johnson (retired) Columbus Dispatch statehouse reporter. John D. Kemp Esq., life-long advocate and co-author of the ADA will keynote the event.

Thursday, July 26, 12:30 p.m – 4:30 p.m

Ohio State University Fawcett Event Center
2400 Olentangy River Road
Columbus, OH 43210

 


 

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