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Innovation Ohio Has a New President

I saw it first on Twitter and here is the press release announcing Keary McCarthy as the new Innovation Ohio president. Exciting news for sure. Thank you, Janetta King and good luck, Keary! Innovation Ohio is a progressive think tank based in Columbus, Ohio. Their morning clips is a daily must-read.

Image: NEA Today / Calvin Knight. Used by permission.

Largest Labor Union Elects 3 Women of Color to Top Leadership of NEA

On the Fourth of July, the nearly 9,000 delegates of a nearly three million member labor organization elected a Latina and two African-American women to lead them. I interviewed the new president, Lily Eskelsen Garcia and the new secretary-treasurer, Princess Moss, as well as Ohio’s own former OEA president, Patricia Frost Brooks (who helped Moss in…