Statement on Equality Ohio Joining June 1 Economic Boycott

Columbus Urban League is calling for an economic protest for Monday, June 1. Equality Ohio staff are urged to participate as we affirm our solidarity with Columbus Urban League and everybody doing the exhausting work of healing this country. As Nick Bankston, president of Columbus Urban League said: “racism has penetrated every single institution this country is built on.” And we add that racism is unique, systemic and persistent, and together, we will eradicate it and transform our systems and institutions so that all LGBTQ+ Ohioans can fully access legal and lived equality. (Please note that staff may be unavailable for previously scheduled engagements!)