Spotlight on Cleveland: A Conversation on Immigration, Economic Development, and the Republican Party; 2016 and Beyond: New Americans Moving Democracy Forward; Global Partners in Diplomacy

On Tuesday, July 19th, we started the day off by attending two events in downtown Cleveland wherein immigration reform was a focal point. The first was titled “Spotlight on Cleveland: A Conversation on Immigration, Economic Development, and the Republican Party” that was presented by the Republican Party of Cuyahoga County, Partnership for a New Economy,  … Read more

Opportunity, Poverty and National Policy; The United State of Voting – A Voting Rights Town Hall Meeting; Cuyahoga Dems RNC ‘Welcome’ Party

On Monday, July 18th, there were two very promising events at CSU that started within an hour of each other. The first event was a conversation at Waetjen Auditorium titled “Opportunity, Poverty, and National Policy” put on by the Office of Civic Engagement, Policy Matters Ohio and Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity. It would feature  … Read more

2016 Immigration Attorney Schedule

July 19      Atlanta July 21      Nashville July 22      Columbus July 26      Los Angeles – Scott Bratton Aug 5        Columbus Aug 11      Nashville Aug 12      Atlanta Aug 16       Los Angeles – Scott Bratton Aug 18      Chicago Aug 19      Columbus Aug  … Read more

The Indus Entrepreneurs in Pittsburgh

On Friday, July 15, 2016, we visited The Indus Entrepreneurs [TiE], a global community of successful entrepreneurs, corporate executives and senior professionals that was founded in 1992 as a non-profit. It’s the world’s largest entrepreneurial organization. Several of its pioneering members were involved in the development of the Silicon Valley. Originally, TiE was set up  … Read more

Tabling at The Painesville Party in the Park

On Friday, Saturday and Sunday, July 15-17th, we tabled for Margaret W. Wong and Associates at Painesville Party in the Park, in Veterans Park in Downtown Painesville. We talked for a while with Ms. Pam Harting who has been involved with this annual event in various capacities since 1994 including 12 years as its chairperson  … Read more

Meeting of the West Side Democrats at Western Cuyahoga Lodge and Cleveland’s Arab Immigrant Community Today

Our last event for Tuesday, July 12th, was a meeting of the West Side Democrats that took place at the Western Cuyahoga Lodge #25 on Center Ridge Road in Westlake. The speaker was Mr. Daniel G. Ortiz with Policy Matters Ohio and the topic of his presentation was “the importance of discussing issues and policy  … Read more

2016 Walk For Justice and Immigration Reform

The 2016 “Walk for Justice” on behalf of Comprehensive Immigration Reform on Saturday, July 9th, was marked by the terrific presence of what must have been 600 people (our own estimate), some speeches that really addressed the underlying issues, and moving, if not disturbing, testimonies of those directly affected by Congress’ refusal to act on  … Read more