Midterms debriefing, discussion and brainstorm at November CSD Community Meeting @ Market Avenue Wine Bar
Nov 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us for a post Midterms debriefing, discussion and brainstorm of where we go from here in Northeast Ohio. We’ll be joined by some amazing activists and Dems:

Cindy Demsey of the Cuyahoga County Democratic Womens Caucus
Gabrielle Jackson of The Northeast Ohio Young Black Democrats
Rick Raley of the Cuyahoga County Young Democrats

CSD Holiday Party @ Market Avenue Wine Bar
Dec 20 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
January CSD Community Meeting @ Market Avenue Wine Bar
Jan 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Creating Inclusive Activist Spaces: lgbtqia+ @ Market Avenue Wine Bar
Feb 21 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Last month we, the Cleveland Stonewall Democrats updated our bylaws to use the initialism LGBTQIA+. This was an important decision for us, we look forward to continuing the conversation from our last meeting with the community and having an information sharing session about that move forward. Speakers to be announced.

Endorsement Interviews Spring 2019 @ TBD
Mar 16 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
5th Annual Transgender Job Fair 2019 @ MetroHealth
Apr 6 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm


Looking for work is hard.

Finding a job when you’re a transgender worker can be even tougher.

In fact, transgender people face an unemployment rate that’s nearly double that of the wider population. That’s why MetroHealth is partnering with other local businesses to host the fifth annual Northeast Ohio Transgender Job Fair on Saturday, April 6, at 9 a.m. at MetroHealth’s main campus, 2500 MetroHealth Drive, Cleveland. The event is free and anyone can attend.

Attendees will be able to network with employers and connect with community resources and professional development opportunities. The day kicks off with a free hot breakfast at 8:00 a.m.

2019 Main Street Initiative Candidate Training @ Cuyahoga County Democratic Party
Apr 6 @ 11:00 am – 1:30 pm

Interested in running for office? Want to learn more about campaigns and getting started? Attend this FREE candidate training program offered by the Ohio Democratic Party!

RSVP today to or call (419) 308-4187.

Meet Director Jamie Babbit – CIFF LGBT DReam Catcher Award @ LGBT Community Center of Greater Cleveland
Apr 6 @ 11:45 am – 12:30 pm

Babbit with the inaugural DReam Catcher award to honor the legacy of David Ream, who was a beloved and long-serving CIFF trustee, and LGBTQ community member and advocate.

DReam Catcher will celebrate LGBTQ artists through the recognition of an LGBTQ filmmaker at each Festival.

A Cleveland native, Babbit’s award-winning work spans across film and television. Her feature credits include “But I’m a Cheerleader”, “Itty Bitty Titty Committee”, and “Fresno”.

Her directing television credits include Russian Doll, GIRLS, The L Word, and a best directing Emmy nomination for Silicon Valley.

Join us for a meet-and-greet with Jamie Babbit on Saturday, April 6th, 2019 from 11:45am-12:30pm at the LGBT Community Center of Greater Cleveland.

This event is free and open to the public.

This event is presented in partnership with:
– LGBT Community Center of Greater Cleveland
– Plexus: Chamber of Commerce for LGBT Community and Allies
– Equality Ohio
– Human Rights Campaign Cleveland
– AIDS Taskforce of Greater Cleveland
– PFLAG Cleveland
– Cleveland Stonewall Democrats

To learn more about the DReam Catcher aware and the 43rd Cleveland International Film Festival (held March 27-April 7, 2019) visit

Contact with questions.

A Conversation on the State of the Democratic Party at All Levels @ Stephanie Tubbs Jones Community Building
Apr 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Center for Community Solution Forum: How Medicaid, SNAP and Other Public Benefits Reductions Impact the LGBTQ Community @ Greater Cleveland Food Bank
Apr 16 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm