FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2018 at 7 PM – 10 PM
Unitarian Universalist Church-Akron
3300 Morewood Rd, Akron, Ohio 44333
Mark your calendar for Democracy Day in Kent, OH. The City Council of Kent, OH will hold its Democracy Day public hearing on October 3, 2018. This public hearing will examine the impact on our city, our state and our nationof political influence resulting from campaign contributions by corporate entities. Corporate entities include businesses
We are so pleased to announce that candidates Aftab Pureval and Jill Shiller have signed our Pledge to Amend, agreeing to reject large Corporate PAC donations and to support HJR 48, which states Corporates are not People and Money is Not Free Speech.
We thank them and appreciate their commitment!
Members of Greater Akron MTA participated in the local Barberton, OH, Labor Day Parade on 9/3/18. It was an extremely hot and humid day but we completed the 1.5 mile march without loss of life or limb! We printed 500 of the Expand Human and Worker Rights by Abolishing Corporate Constitutional Rights flyers provided by National MTA and h
Greater Akron MTA members are soliciting petition signatures at local Farmers Markets throughout the season. Members were able to collect 20 signatures in an hour on July 20th at the Cuyahoga Falls Farmers Market. Though the crowd was light, the members were met with enthusiasm from the signors.
Greater Akron Move To Amend marched in the July 4th parade in Stow, OH as part of the Indivisible Cuyahoga Falls contingent, which also included the Akron Interfaith Immigration Advocates and Citizens Climate Lobby. It was a very hot, humid day to travel the 2.5 mile route but the crowd was enthusiatic. Much to our delight, the crowd supported
The Honorable Tim Ryan, representing Ohio's 17th district in the US House of Representatives has recently signed on as a co-sponsor to the We the People Amendment, HJR48, proposed by Move to Amend as a means to limit corporate power in our governmental processes. We applaud his support, and thank him.
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.