Greater Cleveland

Greater Cleveland

The League of Women Voters of Greater Cleveland serves voters in Cuyahoga County and has ten chapters to serve local municipalities: Bay Village, Cleveland, Cleveland Heights-University Heights, East Cleveland, Fairview Park, Hillcrest, Lakewood, Rocky River, Shaker Heights, and Westlake-North Olmsted.

Since 1920, the League of Women Voters has been a leader in empowering citizens and defending democracy. 

Changes in LWVGC activities due to COVID 19

We have cancelled all in-person events indefinitely. Some will be rescheduled, or changed to an online, virtual format.

Black Lives Matter
News

The League of Women Voters of Greater Cleveland joins the League of Women Voters of the United States and the League of Women Voters of Ohio in denouncing police violence and supporting civic engagement and protest for socia

LWV Cleveland PD 5-28-1920
News

May 29, 2020 is the official 100th anniversary date of the Cleveland League of Women Voters (now League of Women Voters of Greater Cleveland), as it was inducted into the newly organized national League of Women Voters on this date in 1920.

Shine a light on Dark Money
Event Date: 
Aug 11 2020 - 7:00pm
Event location: 

Zoom webinar

Ian Vandewalker, Brennan Center for Justice
and other experts

Ohio is ground zero for Dark Money abuses. What can Ohio do to shine the light on contributions?

100 Years of Women's Activism
Event Date: 
Aug 18 2020 - 7:00pm
Event location: 

Virtual by Zoom

Heather McKee Hurwitz, Lecturer of Sociology, Case Western Reserve University

Frances Goins
Event Date: 
Aug 27 2020 - 7:00pm
Event location: 

Virtual by Zoom

Frances Goins, an expert on cybersecurity issues and a member of the American Bar Association (ABA) Election Law Advisory Committee, will talk about potential cyber threats to the U.S. election this November, where threats may come from, and how we might better protect our elections in Ohio and across the country.

Votes for Women
Event Date: 
Jul 29 2020 - 7:00pm
Event location: 

Virtual by Zoom

Video availableDr. Carol Lasser, an emerita professor of history at Oberlin College
Women's Empowerment Centennial Lecture Series

Women's Suffrage Memorabilia
Event Date: 
Jun 27 2020 - 2:00pm
Event location: 

Virtual by Zoom

Video available. Angela Clark-Taylor, Director, Flora Stone Mather Center for Women, Case Western Reserve University (CWRU)

Gavel
Event Date: 
Jul 22 2020 - 7:00pm
Event location: 

Virtual by Zoom

Video available. Have you ever felt that you don’t have enough information to vote on judicial candidates?

school children
Event Date: 
Jul 20 2020 - 7:00pm
Event location: 

Virtual by Zoom

Video available. This upcoming school year promises to be one of the most challenging ever faced by parents, students, educators, and legislators.