We have a caregiver crisis, particularly among direct care workers. I believe COVID-19 will make this crisis worse. We need to do something about it, and now is the time. What is the caregiver crisis? There are not enough caregivers for the people who currently need help. Baby boomers are aging rapidly. Advances in medicine and technology mean people are living longer

This article was written by Jordan Zakarin and originally published on Progressives Everywhere.   I hope this edition of Progressives Everywhere finds you safe and healthy. As a New Yorker, I’m fortunate to report that I’m healthy and hanging in there, even as I enter the fourth week of quarantine inside my apartment. The chaos and human suffering unfolding around the city

In Episode 341 of Two Broads Talking Politics podcast, Kelly talks to mother, lawyer, and advocate Sara Bitter, who is running for Ohio State Legislature in House District 27 near Cincinnati against an incumbent Republican. Listen now: or use your favorite podcast platform: Apple Podcasts Google Play Spotify Stitcher TuneIn PlayerFM iHeartRadio Spreaker

Watch The Video These women believe their time has come. They’ve had an awakening. They are no longer content to leave it to others, to leave it to men. Many pictured here on this non-profit political pamphlet are first-time candidates. Christine Fisher is aiming for a seat in the ohio house. She’s a working mom who believes that perspective is missing

“Running for Our Future.” It is a free event and is open to the public. It features photos and audio stories from 14 local women running for political office from Ohio and Kentucky. A Picture’s Worth is a new journalistic non-profit storytelling platform. “We’re filling in the gaps of history one picture at a time,” said Yancey, the startup's co-founder

“We care and therefore we pay attention and we act.” — SARA BITTER running for Ohio State Senate in the 7th District So we're looking at a picture of my older son, Austin, who was a little over five years old. I'm in my bedroom looking down on his brother who is just born, who's probably two weeks old and laying in my

COLUMBUS – Sen. Joe Schiavoni (D-Boardman) has introduced a first-in-the-nation bill drafted by Senate candidate Sara Bitter that requires the Ohio Board of Education to adopt mental health standards for grades P-12 and instructs school districts to incorporate mental health education standards into their health education programs. The bill addresses a mental health crisis that has made suicide the second leading

For far too long, the disability community has been overlooked as a voting bloc deserving of attention by candidates. Cynthia Nixon, Sara Bitter, and state Sen. Barbara L'Italien are all demonstrating how critical it is to change that. In 2016, 62.7 million eligible voters—more than 25 percent of the total electorate—had a disability or had a household member with one. Nevertheless, candidates

This week’s Ohio Democratic Podcast features our endorsed Democratic candidate in Ohio Senate District 7, Sara Bitter. Sara is a mother, lawyer and leader in advocacy. She and her husband, Kai, are the parents of two children living with a developmental disability. Sara has devoted her entire career to helping improve the lives of people living with disabilities and their