EVENTS

Interfaith Power and Light  Faith Climate Action Statehouse Rally  (April 20, 11-1, Ohio Statehouse)

Episcopal Network for Economic Justice  Community Building Initiatives in an American City – A Symposium on Economic Justice Initiatives  (April 225-27, Christ Church Cathedral, Cincinnati)

EDUCATION

Columbus Dispatch  Hold charters accountableDrop in education majors sends Ohio schools scrambling for teachers

ENVIRONMENT

Akron Beacon  State panel approves FirstEnergy’s request; company says electric bills will decrease

Public News Service  Ohioans stand up to legal challenges to limit carbon

HEALTH

Cleveland.com  Disability Rights Ohio sues Gov. John Kasich, state officialsGov. John Kasich proposes water quality reforms to protect against lead

HUMAN TRAFFICKING

Ohio Human Trafficking Task Force  March 2016  update on Ohio’s anti-trafficking efforts

POVERTY

Columbus Dispatch  Religious social-service groups to meet to focus public attention on needy

PRISON REFORM

Columbus Dispatch  New rule to limit shackling of juveniles in court

Children’s Law Center  Construction of ‘The Box’ has begun!

Ohio Council of Churches Call For End of the Death Penalty!

Public policy alerts are compiled by the Rev Deniray Mueller, Social Justice & Public Policy Convener. If you have any questions/comments about the subjects presented, please contact her at deniray@deniray.com or 614.668.6036.