On December 24, 2019, Governor Mike DeWine sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to authorize the resettlement of refugees in Ohio. This followed President Donald Trump’s executive order mandating state and local governments submit written consent to opt-in to refugee resettlement in their communities. Roughly 1,400 refugees were relocated to Ohio…

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As the new year approaches, we want to say thank you. Thank you, especially, to our 2019 sponsors, speakers, and all of you who joined us at conferences this year. 2019 marked the second year that Impact Ohio held regional conferences across the state. The regional conferences grew from four events in 2017 to six conferences in 2019.…

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In recognition of our panelists and speakers, Impact Ohio makes a charitable donation in lieu of personal tokens of appreciation. This year’s donation is to Ohio YMCA Youth & Government.  Ohio YMCA Youth & Government is a three-day learning conference in which students participate directly in a simulation of the democratic process. YG offers students the…

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The 2019 Regional Conferences wouldn’t have been possible without our outstanding presenters and speakers!  Thank you! Akron The Honorable Jon Husted, Lt. Governor of the State of Ohio The Honorable Frank LaRose, Ohio Secretary of State The Honorable Robert Sprague, Ohio Treasurer of State The Honorable Vernon Sykes, Ranking Member, Senate Finance Committee The Honorable…

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Impact Ohio had an exciting 2019 visiting Akron, Athens, Canton, Dayton, Toledo, and Youngstown/Warren.  You can check out all the news articles from those conferences below. Toledo Kapszukiewicz: ‘Help us out, or let us govern ourselves’ – The Blade DeWine unveils $900 million investment plan in Lake Erie -The Blade Honest talk to Columbus –…

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The 2019 Impact Ohio Canton Regional Conference provided the opportunity to hear from numerous speakers who provided valuable insight into Ohio politics and policy making.  It was a great conference with some of the best minds in Ohio politics and policy including many elected officials.   Over 100 people attended the conference at Stark State…

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Impact Ohio will hold a Canton Regional Conference on Thursday, December 12 at Stark State College from 11:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  The conference is a partnership effort with The Success Group, Stark State College, and the Stark Economic Development Board. The Impact Ohio Canton Regional Conference, cosponsored by the Ohio Democratic and Republican parties,…

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The 2019 Impact Ohio Canton Regional Conference is on Thursday, December 12 at Stark State College from 11:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. The conference will offer attendees the opportunity to hear first-hand from elected officials, business leaders, and local experts on issues important to the community. Throughout the day, there will be three panels focused on public…

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The 2019 Impact Ohio Canton Regional Conference is on Thursday, December 12 at Stark State College from 11:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. The conference will offer attendees the opportunity to hear first-hand from elected officials, business leaders, and local experts on issues important to the community. The first panel of the day, “Effective Economic Development and Strengthening…

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The 2019 Impact Ohio Canton Regional Conference is on Thursday, December 12 at Stark State College from 11:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. The conference will offer attendees the opportunity to hear first-hand from elected officials, business leaders, and local experts on issues important to the community. There will be three policy sessions throughout the day. “Election 2020:…

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