Citizen volunteers worked very hard to get enough voter signatures to place the Youngstown Drinking Water Protection Community Bill of Rights on the ballot from 2013 to 2018! (Download the PDF below.) Big Oil Money was put against this citizen's ballot initiative every election, to insure defeat. Now, even more preemptive laws are being passed in the state of Ohio to silence the voice of citizens. GET ORGANIZED, FIGHT FOR OUR RIGHT TO SELF GOVERNMENT OF COMMUNITIES!
IN 2017 CITIZENS STOOD UP TO TAKE CORPORATE MONEY OUT OF YOUNGSTOWN'S ELECTIONS-WE QUALIFIED WITH ENOUGH CITIZENS' SIGNATURES TO BE ON THE NOVEMBER 2017 BALLOT-MAHONING COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS KEPT THIS OFF BALLOT!!