Brecksville - 

State Representative Marlene Anielski (R-Walton Hills) is pleased to announce that the Ohio Commission on Minority Health has awarded a $15,000 grant to the Lupus Foundation of America’s office in Brecksville.

“I am delighted that a successful nonprofit voluntary organization like the Lupus Foundation of America has been selected for this grant. This branch works diligently on advocacy and is devoted to bringing awareness to the community,” said Rep. Anielski.  

The Commission on Minority Health focuses on issues such as infant mortality, cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, substance abuse, lupus and violence specifically within Ohio’s minority populations. Grants are provided for projects that address one or more of the six diseases and conditions, or risk factors, responsible for excess, premature deaths within the community.  The goal of this grant program is to promote culturally appropriate projects into the health care delivery system.

Specifically for lupus, the grant program supports programs for patient, public and professional education, which are funded up to $28,000 for a two-year period. Additionally, lupus grants can be used to encourage and develop local centers on lupus information gathering and screening, and to provide outreach to women of color.  

Featured Posts

Guest Column From State Representative Marlene Anielski: Task Forces Seek To Address Ohio's Most Pressing Issues


During this winter season, several specialized committees—task forces created by the Speaker of the House—have been meeting across Ohio to address specific policy areas. These task forces focus on Ohio’s most pressing issues, including the heroin and opioid crisis, energy policy, Alzheimer’s and dementia, education and poverty, and BRAC and military affairs. As the committees wrap up their research, I wanted to give you an update on the work they’ve been doing.


Representative Anielski Sworn In As State Representative Of The 6th House District

Columbus - 

State Representative Marlene Anielski (R-Walton Hills) was sworn in yesterday as a member of the Ohio House of Representatives for the 132nd General Assembly. She represents the 6th Ohio House District, which includes the south-east portion of Cuyahoga County, for a fourth term.


State Rep. Anielski To Host Military Resource Fair In Oakwood Village On October 28th

Oakwood Village - 

State Representative Marlene Anielski (R-Walton Hills) is joining with the Mt. Zion Church in hosting a Military Resource Fair on Friday, October 28th.  


Rep. Marlene Anielski Highlights State's Ongoing Suicide Prevention Efforts


During a press conference at the Statehouse this afternoon, State Representative Marlene Anielski (R-Walton Hills) joined other public leaders in highlighting the state’s efforts in recent years to increase awareness and access to suicide prevention programs. She also discussed newly introduced legislation designed to help school districts and private schools across Ohio provide counseling to students in need of emotional support.