Columbus Stand Up provides direct services to families in-need, mobilizes groups to get engaged and holds electeds accountable across Central Ohio.

15 Messages

  Morgan Harper & Columbus Stand Up! · [email protected]
October 5, 2023 at 8:17 PM

Help Us Stop AEP Rate Hikes!

Join us next Tuesday in DIRECT ACTION against the AEP Rate Hike proposal. Rumor has it our efforts have caused them to reduce the proposal from 15% to 5%. Let's keep applying pressure in demanding no increase at all! Join the Coalition to Stop AEP Rate Hikes for a Rally and …
  Morgan Harper & Columbus Stand Up! · [email protected]
September 11, 2023 at 6:10 PM

TV Media Covering Stop AEP Rate Hikes Campaign!

We hope you had a relaxing holiday weekend. It continues to be a heavy time in Columbus. We are sad to report that we lost one of our key volunteers, Anthony Parker, unexpectedly. Anthony was an incredible organizer, and our hearts go out to his family and friends as we all pr…
  Morgan Harper & Columbus Stand Up! · [email protected]
August 11, 2023 at 4:18 PM

Victory! and a new fight ahead

This week, Ohioans proved that when we come together to fight for our state, we can win. The One Person, One Vote coalition led a tremendous effort to defeat Issue 1, which would have made it harder to amend the state constitution. This victory means that the November aborti…
  Morgan Harper & Columbus Stand Up! · [email protected]
August 3, 2023 at 9:08 PM

Special Election Day in Ohio is NEXT TUESDAY!

Hello! This past weekend, we hosted our annual summer community event. It was a wonderful gathering of community, candidates, and community! We also heard from several parties about the critical need to vote NO on Issue 1 in this special election next Tuesday, August 8, which …
  Morgan Harper & Columbus Stand Up! · [email protected]
July 17, 2023 at 7:50 PM

Update from the ground in Ohio

Hello! Thank you for supporting the work we're doing in Ohio to build a future where everyone gets a fair shot. Achieving that vision requires more of the public to participate in the political process, and that's why we founded Columbus Stand Up in 2020. Increasing voter enga…
  Morgan Harper · [email protected]
March 22, 2021 at 6:59 PM

New Vaccine Rideshare Partnership Announced!

100+ Columbus Residents Driven to Vaccine Appointments! Our rideshare program to get people to their COVID-19 vaccination appointments continues to grow! Last week we launched a partnership with COTA (Central Ohio Transit Authority). The launch of this partnership was covered e…
  Morgan Harper · [email protected]
February 16, 2021 at 6:42 PM

Our vaccine rideshare program is taking off!

We recently expanded our rideshare program to get people in Central Ohio to their vaccine appointments Hello Everyone! We hope you all are continuing to stay safe and well. We recently expanded our rideshare program to get people in Central Ohio to their vaccine appointments. We …
  Morgan Harper · [email protected]
December 14, 2020 at 1:15 AM

Year-End Check-in

This has certainly been a year of unprecedented change. Hello Everyone, This has certainly been a year of unprecedented change. Though we are still very much in the thick of figuring out what the future will look like, I wanted to take the opportunity to thank all of you for y…
  Morgan Harper · [email protected]
October 30, 2020 at 3:59 PM

Final GOTV Efforts!

The energy in Columbus to get out the vote has been incredible! Hello everyone, Believe it or not, we are just 4 days away from election day! The energy in Columbus to get out the vote has been incredible, and we are not letting up until the polls close on November 3rd. He…
  Morgan Harper · [email protected]
October 13, 2020 at 12:39 PM

WOSU / NPR Columbus Just Covered Our Rides to the Polls Initiative!

Columbus Stand Up! is doing the same thing on a bigger scale, organizing a kind of DIY Uber for early voting. The pandemic is raising concerns over safely voting on Election Day, and some question the reliability of the postal service. Many voters now want to either cast their v…
  Morgan Harper · [email protected]
October 7, 2020 at 8:37 PM

The front page of The New York Times!

We could not have done this without your support! Today, The New York Times front page featured a photo of an early voter here in Columbus wearing one of the VOTE Masks we distributed on the first day of early voting. We could not have done this without your support! To give you …
  Morgan Harper · [email protected]
October 1, 2020 at 1:55 PM

InStyle Magazine Just Published a Story on Us

What Really Happens After Candidates Lose a Big Election Morgan Harper, who gained national prominence when she primaried Democratic Representative Joyce Beatty in Ohio’s 3rd congressional district on April 28, transitioning from her campaign back to community activism was the on…
  Morgan Harper · [email protected]
September 29, 2020 at 5:29 PM

GOTV & Help Swing Ohio!

Ohio is currently listed as a toss-up this November, so every ballot counts. With the Ohio voter registration deadline quickly approaching on October 5th, our next community event this Saturday, October 3rd will focus on registering voters on the westside of Columbus. We’re excit…
  Morgan Harper · [email protected]
September 15, 2020 at 2:21 PM

Columbus Underground just did a story on Columbus Stand Up!

It’s gotta be grassroots and us coming together as a community. “I said a lot during the campaign, this idea of, we’re talking about more than just one campaign or one election. This is ultimately about a different approach to how we run our lives. It’s gotta be grassroots and…
  Morgan Harper · [email protected]
September 2, 2020 at 3:41 PM

Launching a new organization!

For too long, too many in our community have been left behind. During the campaign, our grassroots strategy took us all over Columbus, Ohio -- the city that raised me and gave me a chance to live out my potential. From the Hilltop to the South Side, we heard a loud calling for …