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2019–20 BPW/OH Executive Committee

BPW/OH State Meeting

November 16, 2019

The Quest Conference Center

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Deadline to register is Nov 11th


Election Day

November 5, 2019

The right to vote for women was a steady movement that lasted for many decades in the search for equal democratic rights. The 19th Amendment to the American Constitution allowed women the voting right—a right known as women’s suffrage.

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At The Statehouse: Domestic Violence In Focus

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and this week’s schedule partially reflects that. In the Senate, legislation that would make strangulation a felony instead of a misdemeanor.

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Legislation Update Oct 2019 Domestic Violence

At The Statehouse: Gun Violence Gets A Hearing

Senate Committees To Review Gun Safety, School Takeover and Abortion Bills

The House is mostly out of action this week with caucus retreats planned, so again we look to the Senate for most committee activity.

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Legislation Update Aug 2019 Gun legislation

August 2019 Human Trafficking Update

A brief overview of current news and updates on Ohio’s anti-trafficking movement

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Legislation Update Aug 2019 Human Trafficking 





About BPW/Ohio

The Business & Professional Women of Ohio was established in 1920 and was part of the Business & Professional Women/USA. BPW has a proud history of working for women’s rights and issues. Over the years BPW has worked for the women’s right to vote, allowing women to serve on juries, pay equity, health issues, discrimination in the job market, etc. We are now a legacy partner of the BPW/Foundation based in Washington DC and continue to promote the legacy programs of BPW i.e. Young Careerist, Individual Development and National Business Women’s Week® Our locals work to better the lives of women by offering scholarships, donate to domestic violence shelters, food banks, rape crisis centers and the America Legion Buckeye Girls State. BPW is an organization dedicated to women helping wom

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Ashland BPW Celebrates NBWW Oct 21, 2019

National Business Women's Week will be celebrated at the Ashland University Convocation Center - Trustees Room They will also be presenting the Continuous Giving Award. Tickets are $25.00 and basket raffles 2019 Ashland NBWW Dinner

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