Service Employees International Union District 1199 endorses Sherrod Brown for U.S. Senate

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COLUMBUS – The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) District 1199 WV/KY/OH endorsed Sherrod Brown for reelection to the U.S. Senate. SEIU District 1199 WV/KY/OH represents nearly 30,000 workers across Ohio, West Virginia and Kentucky. In Ohio, SEIU District 1199 WV/KY/OH represents nearly 13,000 workers in the healthcare field, nearly 4,000 state of Ohio employees across […]

Last year, Troy—who proudly works for Sherrod’s campaign—was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. Read his powerful story below, and learn how Sherrod is working hard to make sure Ohioans like Troy have the healthcare and resources they need. — I’ve heard others describe that sinking feeling one gets when receiving bad medical news, or the zoning […]

Today, we’re launching Disability Advocates for Sherrod, a coalition of people with disabilities, family members and caregivers, and advocates who support Sherrod’s commitment to fight for Ohioans with disabilities. In the Senate, Sherrod has worked to protect and expand access to healthcare for people with disabilities, to defend and advance disability rights nationwide, and to […]

Adam has dealt with mental health issues for nearly his entire life. Diagnosed with depression in 6th grade, Adam went on to attend Ohio State, where he eventually began self-medicating as an escape. A talented water skier who was building up the Ohio State team, Adam had just won a state slalom championship when things […]

Teyah is only 23, but is already using her voice to help young adults throughout Columbus deal with mental health issues. Seeing a void when it came to discussion among young adults around mental health issues, Teyah has worked hard to fill it. Having dealt with depression herself, Teyah now goes to schools around the […]

For Kim, a Hilliard resident, advocacy for Americans with disabilities is deeply personal: Her son—who will be 30 in June—was born with a progressive neurodegenerative disorder, and she is his Guardian. “I have had to fight his entire life for just about everything I ever got to support him. It was and still is a […]

Neil, a lifelong Ohioan, is the father of an adult son with autism. He’s faced challenges over the years in helping his son—who is on the lower-functionality end of the autism spectrum—receive the care he needs. When the state closed several developmental centers for the intellectually and developmentally disabled, Neil’s son happened to be a […]