OAESV Summer 2020 Public Policy Forum & Advocacy Kick Off
Join OAESV in welcoming Representatives Erica Crawley and Juanita O. Brent on Monday, July 13 from 1:00-3:00 for a panel discussion on HCR 31, the Resolution Declaring Racism a Public Health Crisis, the sponsor's goals and strategies, and plans for future action after passage.
Representative Erica C. Crawley represents Ohio’s 26th House District and brings a wealth of advocacy experience to the Ohio House of Representatives, having worked on behalf of children and families as a Court Appointed Special Advocate for Children (CASA), and in positions with the YWCA Head Start/Early Start Program and the Black Child Development Institute. Rep. Crawley served in the U.S. Navy, and holds a J.D. and M.P.A. Erica’s legislative priorities have focused on maternal health, infant mortality, birth-to-five initiatives, housing and food insecurity, and veteran’s issues. Erica serves on the House Finance Committee, Finance Subcommittee on Primary & Secondary Education, Primary & Secondary Committee, Armed Services & Veterans Affairs, Correctional Institution Inspection Committee (CIIC), and was appointed to the Governor’s Commission on Infant Mortality, the Commission on Minority Health and is a founding member of Ohio’s Black Maternal Health Caucus.
Representative Juanita O. Brent represents Ohio's 12th House District. Long active in Cuyahoga County communities, Representative Juanita Brent is a former board of trustees member for the Health Care Service Corporation, the largest consumer-owned health insurer in the country. Representative Brent has extensive experience in community development and organizing, and currently sits on the board of the Harvard Community Services Center’s Lee-Harvard Community Development Center. Representative Brent maintains focus on providing women and families with access to affordable, quality health care.
Registrants will receive instructions for submitting questions in advance, and will also be welcome to ask questions during the program.