Tonight: Pepper Pike Community Band Concert

Bring blankets, treats and continued good weather for a 7pm concert tonight (Monday, July 14) at the Pepper Pike Park, 28000 Shaker Heights Boulevard. All the free concert band music you can listen to. They do a wonderful job every year. Here’s the season schedule and more details. They usually last about 60-90 minutes.

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.

Juvenile Court Bindover: Should It Ever Be Mandatory?

During graduate school, I spent a year doing field work in Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court’s diagnostic clinic. I frequently conducted portions of an examination that would become part of a youth’s record for his or her amenability hearing, a proceeding at which a determination is made as to whether a minor should be “bound over”…

Ohio HB 200 Intrusive, Unconscionable, Unsafe, Inaccurate and UnHealthy Push Against Women’s Reproductive Rights

I’d say I’m at a loss for words for how to express my extreme discontent over Ohio House Bill 200 but I’m going to save it for a steady and increasingly louder drumbeat of arguments against it starting tonight. Make no mistake, to defeat this absolute and absolutely invasive set of provisions that completely contradict…