OH - Akron Announcements

National MTA Conference

Don and Cathy Finn attending the National MTA Conference in DC June 8-11, 2018
June 8, 2018

National Move to Amend Conference June 8-11 in Washington DC - A thrill! Meeting with Ohio Affiliate members, learning new techniques for engagement, working side-by-side with MTA staff and hearing from deeply committed and forward-thinking speakers from government, academia, media and grassroots movements was energizing and a lot to take in.

Sherrod Brown Deputy Meets with Greater Akron MTA Leadership

March 23, 2018

Sherrod Brown Gets It!  Beth Thames, Deputy State Director for Sherrod Brown, met with several MTA activists at a Cuyahoga Falls home on March 23.  In an open letter, Senator Brown had asked for support to end Citizens United to reduce the driving force of money in politics.  In this meeting we agreed but acknowledged that Citizens United is onl

Outreach to Senator Sherrod Brown

March 23, 2018

Senator Sherrod Brown’s Cleveland office aide, Beth Thames, met with several members of Greater Akron MTA in late March to discuss the need for the We the People Amendment to the US Constitution.  We also discussed the rising costs (in time and money) of political campaigns, the public distrust of big money government, and why Move to Amend’s tw