COLUMBUS – State Rep. Juanita Brent (D-Cleveland) recognizes Sunday, Oct. 11 as National Coming Out Day, an annual LBGTQ awareness day designated to celebrate and commend the bravery of all those who have come out as LGBTQ. This year’s observance comes at a time when many are worried about a changing U.S. Supreme Court and its impact on marriage equality and LGBTQ rights.
COLUMBUS – State Rep. Juanita Brent (D-Cleveland) today announced the local recipients of the BroadbandOhio Connectively Grant program. Awards from the governor’s office were given to the following area schools:
COLUMBUS— State Rep. Juanita Brent (D-Cleveland) released a statement today after spending the afternoon touring Trichomb Crops Farm, an Ohio hemp farm. In July of 2019, Senate Bill (SB) 57 was signed into law, effectively calling for both the decriminalization of hemp and the licensure of hemp cultivation. This legislation followed the legalization of hemp in 40 other states. As an advocate of hemp cultivation and production, Rep. Brent believes that Ohio largely stands to benefit from hemp production.
COLUMBUS— State Representative Juanita O. Brent (D-Cleveland) issued a statement today in anticipation of Friday’s March on Washington. This year marks the 57th anniversary of this historic event, which was first conceptualized in 1963 as a collective demonstration for economic and racial equity.
COLUMBUS— State Representative Juanita Brent (D-Cleveland) issued a statement after Gov. DeWine recently tested positive for COVID-19.
COLUMBUS—In honor of the late civil rights leader Congressman John Lewis, State Representatives Jeffrey A. Crossman (D- Parma) and Juanita Brent (D-Cleveland) introduced legislation on Thursday, July 30, the day that Lewis was laid to rest, to designate Feb. 21 as “John Lewis Voter Registration Day.” The day, picked because it is Lewis’ birthday, would promote voter registration throughout Ohio and remember all the important work Lewis did to expand voting rights for all Americans.
COLUMBUS –State Rep. David Leland (D-Columbus) and State Rep. Juanita Brent (D-Cleveland) filed the Eviction Crisis Response Act on Monday, which allocates $270 million from Ohio’s rainy-day fund to create a program for immediate rental assistance.
COLUMBUS— State Representative Juanita Brent (D-Cleveland) has partnered with Warrensville Heights Councilwoman Andrea Mitchell alongside a host of local organizations to host The 2020 Community Check-Up. Taking place on August 1 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., this event will feature free mobile census completion, COVID-19 testing, fresh produce and voter registration on site at Warrensville Heights High School.
COLUMBUS— State Representative Juanita Brent (D-Cleveland) released a statement today in regards to Representative Kyle Koehler, Chairman of the Agriculture and Rural Development Committee, and his use of profanity when speaking to her as the ranking member of the agriculture committee.
COLUMBUS— State Representative Juanita O. Brent (D-Cleveland) issued a statement today following Gov. Mike DeWine’s evening press conference to Ohio as the state continues to see an alarming increase in confirmed COVID-19 cases. The governor encouraged Ohioans to take necessary action to minimize the spread of the virus.