Author: Jeremy Morris

 

OOTF Virtual Open House

Ohio Olmstead Task Force is hosting a Virtual Open House on March 28, 2024 from 2:00-3:00 p.m. EST via Zoom.  Discuss advocacy opportunities with disabled advocates across Ohio!  Learn about joining OOTF!  If you need an accommodation, please email ohioolmstead@gmail.com by March 25, 2024. Registration Link: https://bit.ly/ootfvirtualopenhouse  

Preparing Ohio’s future leaders!

Are You a High School Student with a Disability Interested in Self-Advocacy & Leadership Development? Ohio Regional Youth Leadership Forum (YLF) is a week-long career leadership training program, held during the summer, for high school students with disabilities.  There are 6 in-person forums throughout the state. Participation in YLF canRead More

Highlighting Women’s Disability Figures

March is Women’s History Month, an annual celebration in the United States that recognizes and celebrates the contributions of women all throughout the nation’s history. Here are several articles highlighting women’s disability figures: Highlighting Women’s Disability Figures in History | MSU – Resource Center for Persons with Disabilities 9 Famous FemaleRead More

Accessible Ohio Feedback Forum – Thursday, February 29

Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities (OOD) invites you to share your ideas as we continue to implement the Accessible Ohio initiative. Please join us for the third Accessible Ohio Feedback Forum on Thursday, February 29 at 10 a.m. Accessible Ohio is the first-ever coordinated effort to support Ohio’s businesses, communities,Read More

Two Ohio DD Council grantees have released surveys and need input!

The World Institute on Disability (WID) is gathering information on knowledge and resources related to benefits and employment for Ohioans with an interest in disability employment, and we need your help! Please follow the link below and share your thoughts in this brief survey. This survey is for any personRead More

College Students: Apply for Summer Internships at Ohio’s Top Tech Companies

February 09, 2024 (COLUMBUS, Ohio) – The Ohio Department of Development invites college students with a variety of backgrounds and an interest in technology to apply for an internship. The Ohio Third Frontier, a Development program, is now accepting applications for the College Technology Internship Program through which students canRead More

New Council Meeting Website

The Ohio SILC is working on a new meeting website to give you even easier access to information about the SILC and committee meetings. While we continue to work on updating and improving the website, we are excited to give the public a new and improved way to interact withRead More

February 22, 2024 Ohio SILC Meetings

February 22, 2024 Ohio SILC Meetings Meetings will be held at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Columbus Airport 2886 Airport Dr, Columbus, OH 43219   Full SILC Business Meeting 1:30PM – 4:00PM   SPIL Committee 10:30AM – 12:00PM Advocacy Committee 11:30AM – 12:30PM Education and Outreach Committee 12:00PM – 1:00PMRead More

US DOJ Voting Listening Session on February 6th, 2024

US DOJ Voting Listening Session to Share Barriers Faced by Individuals with Disabilities Event Start: February 6th, 2024 at 4:00 pm Event End: February 6th, 2024 at 5:30 pm   Please join the United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio and the Department of Justice’s Disability Rights Section,Read More

VOTING SCHEDULE – 2024 PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY ELECTION | MARCH 19, 2024

For specific information on where to vote, check with your county board of elections. For information on voters with disabilities, visit the Ohio Secretary of State’s website.   2024 PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY ELECTION | MARCH 19, 2024 Military & Overseas Absentee Voting: Begins February 2 Deadline to Register to Vote: FebruaryRead More