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Rep. Jarrells Commemorates Black History Month, Highlights Legislative Priorities Empowering Ohio's Black Communities

February 29, 2024
Dontavius L. Jarrells News

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COLUMBUS – State Rep. Dontavius Jarrells (D-Columbus) joined the Ohio Legislative Black Caucus (OLBC) and House Democrats in a press conference celebrating Black History Month and the contributions Black Ohioans have made to our state. 

“This month, and every month moving forward, let us commit ourselves to listening to Black voices, uplifting Black experiences, and demonstrating through our actions that together, we can build an Ohio that embraces every one of us, without exception,” said Rep. Jarrells.

At a news conference Wednesday, members of the House Democratic Caucus detailed their People First Agenda legislative priorities addressing systemic inequalities and to help support and lift up the Black communities across Ohio. 

House Democrats are committed to creating a state that works for and supports all Ohioans, regardless of race, gender, income, and zip code. 

EDITOR’S NOTE: A picture of Rep. Jarrells and fellow Black legislators and staff members from today’s news conference can be found attached to this press release. Courtesy: Ohio House of Representatives Democratic Caucus.