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National Period Day Rally

  National Period Day Rally

On October 19, 2019, we will rally for NATIONAL PERIOD DAY — elevating the issue of period poverty and demanding real change to making period products more accessible for all and ending the #TamponTax. This is an inclusive rally! Whether you menstruate or not, EVERYONE is welcome. Bring all your family and friends! Bring posters! […]

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As Kavanaugh Awaits Confirmation, Some Fear Future of Abortion Access, Affordable Care Act

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega As Kavanaugh Awaits Confirmation, Some Fear Future of Abortion Access, Affordable Care Act

DC isn’t the only place gathering protesters this Tuesday. As the US Senate was holding the first day of confirmation hearings for Supreme Court Justice Nominee Brett Kavanaugh, local activists from a number of organizations gathered outside of Sen. Rob Portman’s office Downtown. They’re calling on Portman, who introduced Kavanaugh at the hearing, and Sen. Sherrod Brown […]

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Ohio Rally to Abolish ICE

Anne Evans Anne Evans Ohio Rally to Abolish ICE

ICE is not just tearing apart families of undocumented people at the border. Here in Ohio, the agency is actively working to target, harass, and criminalize immigrants, directly furthering the Trump regime’s cruel white nationalist agenda. On July 9, at 9am we will rally to #aboliceICE outside the Ohio Statehouse at the corner of High […]

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#SaveTheCrew Movement Rallies City Partners to Keep Crew in Columbus

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega #SaveTheCrew Movement Rallies City Partners to Keep Crew in Columbus

When Columbus Crew SC owner Precourt Sports Ventures (PSV) announced that without a new stadium, the team would be relocating to Austin, Crew fans began assembling. Thousands have gathered in support for a movement dubbed #SaveTheCrew, aimed at using local political and corporate leverage to keep the Crew from leaving. “Tuesday was just a day […]

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BlackPride4 Take Over Stonewall Community Conversation, Reject Organization Leadership

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega BlackPride4 Take Over Stonewall Community Conversation, Reject Organization Leadership

Editor’s note: This article was updated to include a more accurate estimate of the number of protesters present, as well as additional input from Stonewall Board Member Joshua Snyder-Hill. When Stonewall Columbus planned their community dialogue, it didn’t include a BlackPride4 hijack. They didn’t expect 100 protesters to filter in and disrupt it. And they […]

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Bernie Sanders to Visit Columbus for Rally Against Senate Healthcare Bill

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Bernie Sanders to Visit Columbus for Rally Against Senate Healthcare Bill

Opponents to the Senate healthcare bill will hold a rally on Sunday, June 25 at Express Live. Organizers MoveOn.org and Service Employees International Union (SEIU) 1199 partnered with former presidential candidate and current Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, who will speak at the event. The Senate released its divisive bill, the Better Care Reconciliation Act of […]

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Constituents Demand Transparency Around Republican ACA Replacement

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Constituents Demand Transparency Around Republican ACA Replacement

No one’s heard much of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) since it passed the House in May, and it’s not an accident. Unpopular from the moment it was introduced, the Senate bill has been surrounded by an intentional secrecy, and local activists have taken notice. If enacted, the AHCA would cut Medicaid (affecting 700,000 […]

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