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Advocates discussed health and human service budget and policy changes and shared ways to take action over the legislative break.

The Ohio House of Representatives passed nine bills related to the Mid-Biennium Review on Wednesday, April 9. State leaders joined supporters across the state to discuss budget and policy changes in Child Welfare, Adult Protective Services, Child Care, Unemployment Compensation, and a number of other issues.

Advocates for Ohio’s Future also shared opportunities to get involved to strengthen families and communities.

The webinar featured:

  • Gayle Channing Tenenbaum, Director of Policy & Governmental Affairs, Public Children Services Association of Ohio (PCSAO)
  • Joel Potts, Executive Director of the Ohio Job & Family Services Directors’ Association (OJFSDA)
  • Katie Kelly, Director of groundWork
  • Zach Schiller, Research Director, Policy Matters Ohio
  • Will Petrik, State Director, Advocates for Ohio’s Future

Act Now!

  • Click here for a resource to thank House leaders for supporting investments in families and communities.
  • Click here for a resource to meet with your State Senator over the legislative break to build support for child welfare and adult protective service funding.
  • If you’ve never met with a lawmaker or if you just want a refresher, you can review our effective legislative visits webinar here.

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