Events

Join fellow advocates at events hosted by coalition partners across the state. Get more information below on events happening in your community.

April 26, 2018
  • Screening: Zero Weeks: A Documentary Exploring America's Paid Leave Crisis

    April 26, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    Cedar Lee Theatre 2163 Lee Rd, Cleveland Heights, OH 44118, United States

April 28, 2018
  • YWCA Dayton - Accomplices & Allies Training: Recognizing, Responding, and Supporting Survivors

    April 28, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
    YWCA 141 W 3rd St, Dayton, OH 45402, United States

    YWCA Dayton - Accomplices & Allies Training: Recognizing, Responding and Supporting Survivors
    Saturday, April 28, 2018
    10 a.m.-5 p.m.
    YWCA Dayton | 141 W. Third St.

    YWCA Dayton is proud to present a community training session that teaches everyday people techniques for recognizing and responding to sexual violence, as well as techniques on how to support the survivors in their own lives. This day-long training session gives cultural context for sexual violence, relevant techniques for recognizing situations where violence may be present, methods on showing support to survivors, and ways to actively intervene before violence occurs. The itinerary includes:

    10 a.m.-1 p.m. Rape Culture 101 Trainees will learn the cultural context of sexual assault and recognize the intersection of violence, gender, and social position. Relevant examples of existing cultural tropes will be presented and interpreted through the context of sexual violence.

    1-2 p.m. Lunch Break Trainees will be given a one-hour break for lunch; food is not provided. YWCA Dayton is within walking distance of many downtown eateries; view THIS MAP for a full listing.

    2-5 p.m. Showing Up, Showing Support Trainees will be shown examples of possible scenarios and contexts in which sexual violence may be present. Trainees will also learn techniques for responding to sexual assault disclosures and methods of providing support to survivors. Methods for actively intervening in situations before violence occurs will also be presented, with trainees given a chance to demonstrate these skills.

May 5, 2018
  • Columbus Chapter of NOW - Gun Violence Symposium

    May 5, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
    Grandview Heights Public Library, 1685 W. First Ave; Grandview Hgts, OH 43212

    The Columbus Chapter of NOW is sponsoring a GUN VIOLENCE SYMPOSIUM

    MAY 5,2018 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

    Grandview Heights Public Library, 1685 W. First Ave; Grandview Hgts, OH 43212

    Speakers are: Ethel Guttenberg, grandmother of a Parkland School shooting victim

    Marian Harris, representing the grassroots group, Ohioans for Gun Safety

    Amanda Lynch--from Ohio Coalition Against Gun Violence

    This event is free, but seating is limited. Please RSVP at -- nowcolumbus614@gmail.com

Are you interested in hosting the Women’s Public Policy Network for an activists meeting in your community to learn more about what’s happening with state bills impacting women and ways to take action? Contact Erin Ryan at (440) 382-2900 or ryan@innovationohio.org for more information.