The event has been organized by Sue Hetrick and other disability advocates to protest Ohio's funding of institutions/nursing homes while cutting funding for community-based living services. More details below.
ALL OHIOANS HAVE THE RIGHT TO BE PRODUCTIVE, CONTRIBUTING, INDEPENDENT CITIZENS AND OHIO TAXPAYERS HAVE THE RIGHT TO RESPONSIBLE USE OF PUBLIC DOLLARS
When: Tuesday, June 30
Where: Ohio Statehouse, Third Street Side, Columbus
When: 8:30AM to 5 with “primetime” from 11AM to 2PM
Who: People with Any Disability, the Elderly, families, friends, advocates, and concerned Ohio taxpayers
Bring a chair, blanket, water, lunch, sunscreen or raingear!
Be prepared for a peaceful demonstration, but one that is persistent and vocal!
This is not a RALLY it is a PROTEST!
Note: As this is a grassroots demonstration no one group or individual can or will be responsible for attendant care though attendees are usually willing to support their brothers and sisters in this fight!
Signs are permitted and encouraged however they cannot be attached to sticks or poles!
Contact: Sue Hetrick 866-575-8055