Innovation Ohio Education Fund: 2022 Broadband Report
Innovation Ohio Education Fund has released our report on broadband access across Ohio and what impact the Biden Administration’s Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act of 2021 (IIJA) and Affordable Connectivity Program (AFP) may have on Ohio families and communities. The Biden Administration is aggressively working to address the digital divide and inequities caused by unequal […]
Justice Agenda for Black Women and Girls
Everyone, regardless of their race, place, or income, deserves equal treatment under the law and rules that govern our country and our institutions. Yet this is far from the reality in Ohio, particularly for Black Ohioans. Many of our nation’s institutions, public policies, and even its founding have protected a culture of systemic racism and […]
DeWine Administration Policy Could Force 2 Million Ohioans to Change Healthcare Coverage
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Rachel Coyle, Coyle@InnovationOhio.org, 419-351-5844 December 9, 2021 DeWine Administration Policy Could Force 2 Million Ohioans to Change Healthcare Coverage Policy could disproportionately affect poor Ohioans, women, communities of color COLUMBUS — Today, Innovation Ohio Education Fund (IOEF) released an analysis of the DeWine Administration’s decision to require all consumers participating in Medicaid managed care […]
STATEMENT ON THE POLICE KILLING OF MA’KHIA BRYANT AND BUILDING A FUTURE FREE OF POLICE VIOLENCE FOR BLACK WOMEN, GIRLS, AND FAMILIES
STATEMENT ON THE POLICE KILLING OF MA’KHIA BRYANT AND BUILDING A FUTURE FREE OF POLICE VIOLENCE FOR BLACK WOMEN, GIRLS, AND FAMILIES We all deserve to feel safe and secure in our communities, no matter our race, our origin, or our zip code. But this week, after a jury delivered accountability for the murder of George Floyd […]
Ohio Children’s Budget Coalition
OhioChildrensBudget.org Established in 2018, the Ohio Children’s Budget Coalition is committed to prioritizing the needs of children in Ohio’s state policy and budget decisions through their advocacy of child-focused recommendations for Governor DeWine and the 134th General Assembly as they deliberate on how to effectively invest in Ohio’s children, families, and future.
Stop AAPI Hate and Violence
Statement from the Ohio Women’s Public Policy Network Condemning Racist Anti-Asian Violence and Standing in Solidarity with the AAPI Community “Everyone deserves the safety and security to live free from the threat of violence. But members of our Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities have been met with increasing instances of anti-Asian hate — from […]
Racism Is a Public Health Crisis. It’s Past Time We Acknowledge This — and Act.
In the midst of the global coronavirus pandemic, which is disproportionately devastating Black communities, our nation is beginning to confront another health crisis that has long threatened the health and lives of Black people and people of color: racism. From health care to housing, from policing to economic opportunity, systemic racism is embedded into our […]
Systemic Racism is Harming and Killing Black People. Anti-Racist Policy Change Must Be Part of the Solution.
Systemic Racism is Harming and Killing Black People. Anti-Racist Policy Change Must Be Part of the Solution. Everyone, no matter what they look like or where they are from, deserves the opportunity to lead economically secure, safe, and healthy lives. But many of our nation’s institutions, public policies, and even its founding have protected a […]