On September 27th, the Vote for Ohio Kids Leadership Forum brought together hundreds of business, healthcare, education, and child advocacy leaders to discuss the issues that matter the most to Ohio's future. Throughout the day, we heard the strong case for investing in our kids during the earliest years of life, as well as both gubernatorial candidates’ plans for making Ohio’s children a priority if elected. Over the past several months, we have worked closely with both candidates to educate them on the many issues facing Ohio kids. Both Mr. Cordray and Attorney General DeWine joined us at the Leadership Forum to discuss the needs of Ohio’s most vulnerable children—making Ohio the only state with both gubernatorial candidates talking about the importance of investing in young children. We know that campaign talking points are not enough to improve education and health outcomes for kids. Ohio needs our next governor to make strategic investments in early learning and development to increase the life-long success of Ohio kids and build a strong foundation for economic prosperity in our state. We look forward to working with you to make sure our next governor does just that! If you weren't able to join us at the Vote for Ohio Kids Leadership Forum, be sure to check out our photos and videos from the event.
Vote Registration Deadline:
October 9, 2018
Are you registered to vote on November 6th? Ohio voters must register/update their registration by this Tuesday, October 9th. Click to learn more about registering or updating your registration! And don't forget to share your post-vote selfie with #Vote4OhioKids!
Early Childhood Education is
NO SMALL MATTER
No Small Matter is a feature-length documentary film and national engagement campaign that brings public attention to this vital question by sharing powerful stories and stunning truths about the human capacity for early intelligence and the potential for quality early care and education to benefit America’s social and economic future. This multifaceted project reveals how our country is raising its youngest citizens, why making the most of this time in their lives is so crucial, and most importantly, what we can do to change the perception of when learning begins. The next Ohio screening will take place in Dayton, Ohio on October 18th, followed by screenings in Cincinnati, Cleveland, and more! Keep an eye out for more details to come. Want to screen No Small Matter at a theater near you? Sign up to bring the film to your community!