Registration is now open for the 2018 Kinship Day at the Capitol

Registration is now open for the 2018 Kinship Day at The Capitol – A Grandrally For Grandparents and Others. The event will be held on September 26, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Ohio Statehouse located at 1 Capitol Square – Columbus, OH 43215. More than 228,000 Ohio children live in homes headed by grandparents and other relatives. Your voice and your story at the rally will bring awareness to the issues facing Ohio’s families.

To register for the event, visit

For more information about the Grandrally or to share your Kinship Story, Call 614-562-0002 or email

A caring adult who takes on full-time responsibility of raising a child of a relative or friend when the parents are unwilling or unable to care for them. Kinship caregivers include grandparents, siblings, cousins, aunts, uncles, godparents, ex-step parents, family friends. For more information about the Ohio Grandparent/Kinship Coalition, visit or email

The Ohio Federation for Health Equity and Social Justice is a nonprofit organization incorporated in the State of Ohio and is principally made up of agencies, organizations and individuals concerned about minority and multicultural health, health equity, social justice and the elimination of health disparities for racial/ethnic populations. The Federation’s strength is in its ability to work across multiple sectors using unified approaches that encompass but not limited to community mobilization and civic engagement, development and dissemination of position briefs that are policy and resource focused, capacity building, and development of infrastructure. For more information, visit or email

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