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Women's March Cleveland to host 1:30pm Women's Wave rally and march on October 8, 2022 at 1:30 pm at Market Square Park near downtown Cleveland across from the Westside Market, a sister march to marches in cities nationwide this day

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Clevelandurbannews.com and Kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com

Here is the Facebook link for this event where hundreds have already responded: https://www.facebook.com/event...

CLEVELAND, Ohio-Join us in Cleveland, Ohio on Oct 8, 2022 for a national day of action for women-As a sister march with sister cities nationwide, Women's March Cleveland will host a local march to the national women's march on Oct 8, 2022 at 1:30pm at Market Square Park at West 25th Street and Lorain Ave near downtown Cleveland across from the Westside Market. Stay tuned for more info, including a more comprehensive agenda and a list of speakers. Contact tel (216-659-0473)

Keynote speakers are state Sen Nickie Antonio, lt governor candidate Cuyahoga County Councilwoman Cheryl Stephens, Ohio attorney general candidate state Rep Jeff Crossman, and community activists Genevieve Mitchell and Sandra Hardwick, whose daughter, Britney Hardwick, 22, was murdered in the family's home driveway two years ago in Cleveland's Collinwood neighborhood with the assailant still at large

Currently, Women's March Cleveland has the largest march in the country for Oct 8 on FACEBOOK, according to Facebook event pages for the events, including the march that day set for Washington D.C. by Women's March National.

Abortion access and voting and Civil Rights are the primary focus of the event, as are rape, murder and violence against women in general, not to mention racism, sexism, education, jobs, climate change, immigration and police reform, and equal pay. And since Oct 8 marks 30 days until Election Day, and we’re more fired up than ever to elect more women and pro-choice candidates around the country — we’re ready for the Women’s Wave! Also at issue is the fight for women in Iran and other parts of the world who are fighting for freedom and equity across the board.

Community activist groups endorsing Women's March Cleveland's aforementioned Oct 8 event include International Women's Day March Cleveland, Imperial Women Coalition, Carl Stokes Brigade, Brickhouse Wellness Center, March For Our Lives, Laura Cowan Foundation, Black Women's PAC of Ohio and Greater Cleveland, National Congress of Black Women of Greater Cleveland, Standup4AbortionRights, Sista to Sista, Justice For Britney Hardwick, members of the Cuyahoga Democratic Women's Caucus the Poor People's Campaign, and more.

Though not required to participate, please sign up for this upcoming march at mobilizeus at the following link: https://www.mobilize.us/mobilize/event/514059/

By Women's March Cleveland, Tel (216) 659-0473

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Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 October 2022 17:41

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The annual11th Congressional District Caucus Parade is Monday, September 2

11th Congressional District Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge, a Warrensville Heights Democrat who also chairs the Congressional Black Caucus of Blacks in Congress. waives to the crowd last year at the annual 11th Congressional District Caucus Parade.  This year's parade kicks off on Monday, September 2 on Cleveland's east side at 10:00 am from E. 149th Street and Kinsman Road and ends at Luke Easter Park where the picnic will begin. The event will be replete with political speeches and entertainment from various sources, including local musicians and bands. The well-attended caucus parade was initiated by Democrat Louis Stokes, the retired congressman before Fudge, and the tradition was furthered by the late Democratic Congresswoman Stephanie Tubbs Jones, Fudges' predecessor. Stokes was the first Black congressperson from Ohio and Tubbs Jones was the first Black congresswoman from Ohio