Make 2016 the Year Cleveland Moves to Amend!

January 13, 2016

Move to Amend is a nationwide movement to save democracy by clearly establishing money is not speech and corporations are not people.

Locally in Cleveland we have been working to put Move to Amend on the Cleveland ballot next year in 2016! We are making progress with 2500+ signatures and will continue to get more with your help!

January 21st is the 6th Anniversary of Citizens United. Can you get 6 signatures?

January 21st is the 6th anniversary of the Citizens United vs FEC Supreme Court decision.
In Citizens United, the Supreme Court held that the First Amendment prohibited the government from restricting independent political expenditures by a nonprofit corporations. 
The decision has opened the door for unlimited political spending in elections, with large corporate campaign donations dominating government instead of regular people. What can you do?  

Help take back democracy by getting a few Move to Amend signatures.
If everyone with a petition got 6 signatures on 1/21 we'd have over 600 additional signatures! 



Join us for MLK Jr Events

Sixteenth Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Breakfast Celebration
Monday, January 18, 2016 | 7:30 A.M. 
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Cleveland Downtown
1111 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114

Cuyahoga Community College 39th Annual Birthday Observance
Sunday, January 17 at 2:30pm to 5:00pm 
Metropolitan Campus, Auditorium 2900 Community College Ave., Cleveland, OH 
This moving ceremony has been a tradition in Cleveland since 1977 - six years before the federal government designated a day to honor Dr. King. 
This moving afternoon ceremony includes speeches, scholarship awards and live musical performances by Richard Smallwood & Orchestra and the Cleveland Philharmonic Orchestra.

31ST ANNUAL DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. COMMEMORATIVE PROGRAM
Monday, January 18, 2016 | 1:00 P.M.
MLK, JR. Branch Library
1962 Stokes Blvd

Martin Luther King Jr. Community Open House
Monday, January 18th 12-5 p.m.
Severance Hall
11001 Euclid Avenue 
The Cleveland Orchestra opens the doors to Severance Hall for an afternoon of free performances and activities.
Free admission, no tickets required.

 

Next Cleveland MTA meeting will be 2/8

Our next meeting will be Monday, February 8th at 5:30pm at MLK Jr Library, 1962 Stokes Boulevard (between Euclid and Chester Ave near University Circle) to organize for the upcoming primary election and spring events. Please attend!

 

Move to Amend will be at Cleveland Kurentovanje!

Kurentovanje will be Saturday, February 6th from 11am-6pm at East 64th St. & St. Clair Ave.

Kurentovanje (koo-rahn-toh-VAHN-yay) is the most popular carnival event in Slovenia and the central figure of the carnival, the Kurent, is believed to chase away winter and usher in spring. The day is filled with costumes, a parade, ethnic food and drink, heritage and fuzzy Kurents.

We will have Cleveland Move to Amend volunteers collecting signatures at the Kurentovanje parade.
Come sign our petition or let us know if you'd be interested in helping out!

 

Save the date for March 15th!

We will be collecting signatures during Ohio's primary election! We got 1000+ signatures on the last election day! 
Join us for a few hours on 3/15 so we can get another 1000 signatures! 
To get involved or email Cleveland [at] Movetoamend.org (Cleveland [at] Movetoamend.org)

Happy new year! 
Cleveland Move to Amend

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