Meet John Patrick Carney on March 25th.

Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 7:00 p.m.
UA Public Library, Friends Auditorium, 2800 Tremont Road

Save the Dates for UAPA Membership Meetings!

2014 is an important election year. In Ohio, we will be electing a (we hope) new Governor and Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of State, State Auditor and Attorney General. In addition, Congressional Representatives are being elected and replacing Steve Stivers with Scott Wharton is a priority.  Finally, we have county offices like Franklin County Commissioner and Franklin County Auditor and local judgeships.

Celebrate the 41st Anniversary of Roe v. Wade

Join NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio Foundation and their coalition partners, Freedom of Choice Ohio and National Council of Jewish Women-Columbus Section, on Tuesday, January 28, 2014 to celebrate the 41st anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision.

Support the Roll-Out of the ACA (aka 'Obamacare')

ProgressOhio is promoting some activities to support the 'Obamacare' roll-out that begins on October 1, 2013, the first day that individuals can sign up and enroll for health insurance through the health care exchanges.

UAPA September Newsletter

This month's newsletter features:

This Wednesday's (September 25) meeting with administrators from UA Schools. Find out more about the status and prospects of the schools, including the replacement levy, Issue 52.

Our members, Carolyn Casper and Carol Mohr who are running for UA City Council and the UA School Board.

Book Club selections for September, Reducing Gun Violence in America and October, Citizenville.

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Carolyn Casper for Upper Arlington City Council

Carolyn Casper photoMeet Carolyn Casper, who is running for UA City Council. Carolyn is passionate about Upper Arlington and is very familiar with Council and how it works. She is an interested UA citizen who regularly attends Council meetings to keep informed about its operation and effectiveness. 

Carolyn is a UA native with strong ties to the community. She raised three daughters in Arlington as a single parent. UA has been home to her family for 60 years, and the Casper family has a long history of service to this community. 

Carolyn is a former state examiner with the Ohio Auditor's Office and was a Social Program Administrator with the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. She is an ardent advocate for our schools, having served on many committees over the years, introducing the Child Assault Program to the UA schools and serving on PTO boards at all levels.

Along with three other women, Carolyn raised private funds for the beautification of the front of the High School. She also served on the committee that raised money to build the new football stadium. She has worked on every school levy campaign for the last 30 years. Carolyn is a graduate of Leadership UA and currently serves on the board as well as serving on the board of the UA Alumni Association.

JobsOhio scandal update

Did you know that the media coverage of the JobsOhio scandal had reached this level?
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Letter to the Editor - Reducing income tax favors wealthy

Published in the Columbus Dispatch on July 7, 2013

Organizing for Action Climate Change Action Meeting July 13, 2013

Ready to get started on climate change action? This Saturday, July 13, from 10:30A.M.  -11:30A.M.

ProgressOhio Needs Our Help!

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UAPA wants to see ProgressOhio continue to provide activist tools, information and strategies to move Ohio forward, but in an off year there is less funding for this essential progressive infrastructure. UAPA has made a $1,000 donation and some of our members have added another $200. Will you match us? Make a one-time or recurring donation online or send checks to 172 E. State St., 6th Floor Columbus, OH 43215.

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