Three Events and a Job: More August News from Policy Matters

- August 19, 2011

The Budget and You – What are the real costs of state budget cuts? Northern Ohioans for Budget Legislation Equality (NOBLE) sponsors a conversation Thursday night, August 11 at 6:30 pm at Trinity Cathedral (2230 Euclid Avenue), on how local services- child care, mental health, education, disability services and more will change under the new budget. For more information, contact

Bring Back Awesome – On Saturday, August 20, we’ll be standing up in Columbus for good jobs and strong communities. Join a coalition of community, labor, civil rights, and environmental groups (plus Grand Funk Railroad, Nikki Giovanni, Over the Rhine and the Ohio Players) at the Ohio State Fairgrounds for the day-long Stand Up For Ohio Festival. Because, if we don’t bring Ohio’s awesome back, who will?

Building Assets – On September 7 and 8, the 2011 Ohio Benefit Bank Community Meeting and Training will give providers, nonprofits and others information on public assistance, free tax preparation, student aid enrollment and asset building. With Keynote speaker Richard Cordray, former Ohio Attorney General and recent nominee to head the United States Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Click here for more information and to register.

Calling All Policy Liaisons – We are looking for a Columbus-based Policy Liaison focused on asset building and state budget outreach, to raise the visibility of our state policy work to new levels. Click here for a full announcement, and spread the word…

That’s all!
The Policy Matters Team

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