There is dignity in work


“No work is insignificant. All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance.” —Martin Luther King Jr. Over the last few days, we celebrated and honored the dedicated working men and women who made America the prosperous country we are today. Protecting workers’ rights isn’t a battle that’s behind us—not by a long shot. We […]

Workers build our economy. On Labor Day and every day, we should be celebrating the hard work that Americans in all industries put in on the job—not rolling back their rights in the workplace. That’s what Sherrod believes. And it’s why he fights for workers day-in and day-out in the Senate. If you’re with him, […]

It’s been a busy week meeting supporters around the state—at a picnic in Parma, our Students for Sherrod launch at Ohio University, and at an event in Amanda. Here were some highlights: Parma, Ohio – Talking with a group of supporters at Sunday’s picnic. Parma, Ohio – Chatting with John. When John taught government, Sherrod visited […]

Despite the GOP’s continued insistence that everyone is benefiting from their tax scam, this is the reality: Families all over the country are still struggling to afford rent, healthcare, and food. We need to do better. And that starts with re-electing Sherrod, who looks out for all Americans, not just the wealthy few. CBS News: […]

Name: Caroline L. School: University of Cincinnati Hometown: Fort Thomas, KY Major: Political Science and International Affairs What does college affordability mean to you? College affordability means the ability to pursue a degree for a future career, without being burdened by debt for the foreseeable future. What do you see as the biggest issues students […]

Name: Alexis O. School: The Ohio State University Major: World Politics and Spanish What does college affordability mean to you? To me, it’s the difference between fulfilling my life’s aspirations and being unable to do so. Being able to go to college is the single greatest gift a person my age can receive, both to […]

Name: Madison N. School: Kent State University Hometown: Richfield, Ohio Major: Political Science, History, and Pre-law What does college affordability mean to you? Affordable college looks like an opportunity for any person from any income background to finance college and have it paid off in 5 years, like a car, rather than the debt following […]

Name: Garrett S. School: The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law What does college affordability mean to you? College affordability means being able to climb into the middle class. What do you see as the biggest issues students face right now? A lot of students—even those who aren’t politically active—are frustrated with the status […]