MEDIA ADVISORY: June 29, 2020

***Media Advisory***

Bipartisan lawmakers, local leaders, activists continue urging legislative leaders to end failed state takeovers of local school districts

Will continue pushing to restore local control in Youngstown, East Cleveland, Lorain

YOUNGSTOWN—State Representatives Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown), Kent Smith (D-Euclid), Joe Miller (D-Amherst), State Senators Michael Rulli (R-Youngstown) and Nathan Manning (R-North Ridgeville), Senate Minority Leader Kenny Yuko (D-Richmond Heights) and various community leaders and school board members will participate in a zoom event on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at 6:00pm to urge Statehouse leaders to stop state takeovers of school districts and to eliminate the Academic Distress Commission/CEO Model and restore local control of public schools in East Cleveland, Lorain and Youngstown.

Rep. Michele Lepore-Hagan (D-Youngstown)
Sen. Michael A. Rulli (R-Youngstown)
Rep. Joseph A. Miller, III (D-Amherst)
Sen. Nathan H. Manning (R-North Ridgeville)
Rep. Kent Smith (D-Euclid)
Sen. Kenny Yuko (D-Richmond Heights)
A school board member, teacher, and community leader from each of the Academic Distress Commission school districts

WHAT: Zoom event to urge action on academic distress commissions

WHEN: Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at 6:00pm

WHERE: https://ohea.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJckcO-gqT8jHtOajm2NFg1CaKLBcJo2yy69

I’m running for my third consecutive term as the Ohio State Representative for District 58. With your help, I will continue to represent you in the Ohio House, and make your voice known to my fellow legislators.

In my run for reelection, I have been endorsed by the following organizations:

  • Mahoning/Trumbull AFL-CIO
  • Ohio Education Association OEA
  • Planned Parenthood
  • Youngstown Warren Black Caucus

The 2020 general election is Tuesday, November 3, 2020. You must be registered to vote by October 4 to be able to vote in the general election.

For more information, visit the Ohio Secretary of State website.