Human trafficking, the world’s second-largest criminal activity, is increasing in our communities. We can help combat this growing threat if we arm ourselves with the facts. Learn what you need to know on Thursday, May 11, at 7 p.m., when Unity Spiritual Center Westlake presents “Human Trafficking,” the first program in its new seminar series, Unity Responds. Speakers Joan Clark, Chair of West Shore Allies Against Human Trafficking, and Lois Krebs, of Cleveland Swedenborg Chapel, will discuss the shocking statistics, reveal the worst-affected industries and areas, share resources that help fight this crime, and outline what you can do. Free-will donationhttp://www.unityspiritualcenter.com
Nothing better illustrates the issues facing transgender and gender-nonconforming Ohioans than the personal stories, experiences, and voices of transgender people themselves. We worked with an outstanding group of transgender Ohioans to put together five short videos: Transgender Spotlight. Come watch our miniseries and meet our story tellers. Contact our office at email@example.com or (216) 472-2220 with any questions. Please contact us to request ADA accommodations for any event. Freehttps://action.aclu.org/secure/oh-transgender-spotlight-cleveland-2017-0524
Join us as Austin Kocher, President of the Central Ohio Workers’ Center, discusses the legal framework of immigration law, the process of enforcement, detainment, and deportation, and where Ohio stands. Learn about the state of anti-immigration law and policy in Ohio and methods to resist it. Contact our office at firstname.lastname@example.org or (216) 472-2220 with any questions. Please contact us to request ADA accommodations for any event. Freehttps://action.aclu.org/secure/oh-immigration-101-cleveland-2017-0613
Authors D.A. Dirks and Patricia A. Relf will speak about their recent publication, To Offer Compassion: A History of the Clergy Consultation Service on Abortion, the story of a largely forgotten group of religious leaders who consulted and aided women before Roe v. Wade. After Roe, their work expanded and they opened their own clinic in New York City. Given the nation- and state-wide attempts to rollback reproductive freedom, we must look to the history of the movement as we continue to fight to protect our rights. Please contact us to request ADA accommodations for any event. Freehttps://action.aclu.org/secure/oh-reproductive-rights-untold-history-cleveland-2017-0706
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