Citizens for a Safer Cleveland

How exactly does the #SaferCle ballot initiative works towards common-sense accountability and civilian oversight? Check out the short video below!

Are you in Cleveland? Do you support common-sense accountability and civilian oversight for the Cleveland police department? Get involved with Citizens for a Safer Cleveland!

What is “Citizens for a Safer Cleveland”?

Citizens for a Safer Cleveland represents a broad group of concerned organizations and individuals who want to strengthen community oversight of the police and ensure that our communities can feel safe and secure. They represent a coalition backing a ballot initiative that would ensure independent oversight of investigations into police misconduct and give final authority on discipline decisions to a board of community leaders.

What are some of the organizations involved in this campaign?
  • Black Lives Matter Cleveland
  • ACLU of Ohio
  • NAACP Cleveland
  • Ohio Organizing Collaborative (OOC)
  • Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) Northeast Ohio
How can I get involved?

Help us meet our goal of 6,000 signatures needed! You must be at least 18 years old, either a US citizen or a permanent resident (“green card holder”), and not currently on probation for a felony. Sign up to canvass here. OR if you go to Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) or Cleveland State University (CSU) you can join fellow students at your local OSA campus chapter to go out canvassing. Sign up to canvass with Case students here and Cleveland State students here.

Canvass with a local campus chapter!