Unpacking Racial Injustice in Cleveland

Date: Tuesday, April 19th
Time: 4:00pm – 6:00pm
Location: Cleveland Public Library, 325 Superior Avenue Cleveland, OH 44114

About this event

The purpose of this event is have a open discussion about the issues that the black and brown communities are facing in Cleveland. We will be focusing on the importance of voting rights, racial justice, and housing right.

– Reflect on the current moment of national reckoning around racial justice, housing rights, voting, and black and brown immigrants and refugees treatment
– Ensure that Nina and Morgan have an open dialogue with a community members
– Surface the primary sources of harm facing Black and brown America in Cleveland
– Offer possible pathways for how we leverage this moment for transformative change
– Ensuring the black and brown community feel heard and engaged in the Conversation
– Educating the people about their voting rights and polls locations
– Inviting members from the black international community in Cleveland

Discussion topics:
Quality of Life
– Universal Health Care
– Universal Child Care/Child Tax Credit
– Increase Wages for workers

Housing rights
– We will be focusing on tenant rights
– affordable housing
– Federal rent cap

Voting right
– John Lewis voting right bill
– People in jail gaining the right to vote
– Prison Gerrymandering

Marijuana Justice
– Legal and equitable cannabis Market

Black and brown Immigrant and refugees
– how to ensure that black and brown immigrant and refugee are receiving fair treatment
– We will have a convention about TPS ( Temporary Protected Status) for Black and brown people.

Free feel to reach to Esther Ngemba esther@thefreedombloc.org, if you have any questions


Apr 19 2022


4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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Cleveland Public Library
325 Superior Avenue Cleveland, OH 44114
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