Voices for Ohio's Children

Voices for Ohio's Children is the non-partisan voice of Ohio's nearly three million children.  With more than 200 collaborative partners, we impact the changes in public policy that improve the health, safety, education, family stability, and childcare of Ohio's children and their families.

Buckeye Healthy Schools Alliance

Buckeye Healthy Schools Alliance (BHSA) is Ohio's only statewide school health coalition. BHSA is a volunteer partnership of those concerned for the health and wellness of students and educators in Ohio. BHSA hosts an annual school health conference, offers regional workshops, provides technical assistance to educators and coalitions, disseminates information and otherwise works to educate Ohio about the impact health has on learning.

OSU Family and Consumer Sciences Extension

Family and Consumer Sciences Extension professionals focus on building Healthy People, Healthy Finances, and Healthy Relationships. We help people keep healthy through good nutrition and food safety, use their money wisely, and balance the demands of life and work.

Children's Hunger Alliance

Children’s Hunger Alliance is a statewide non-profit agency working toward long-term solutions to fighting childhood hunger. To achieve our goal, we work with schools, youth-serving non-profits, faith-based groups and child care providers to increase participation in USDA Child Nutrition Programs. In addition, we fight hunger and poor nutrition with education, physical activity information and supplemental resources for caregivers, parents and children.

The Ohio Dietetic Association

The Ohio Dietetic Association (ODA) is an affiliate of the American Dietetic Association (ADA), the nation's largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. ODA was established in 1921. ODA's 3200+ members are highly qualified nutrition professionals including Registered Dietitians (RD), Registered Dietetic Technicians (RDT) and dietetic student members of ADA. ODA members represent a wide range of practice areas.

YMCA of Central Ohio

We believe the values and skills learned early on are vital building blocks for life. Because of the Y, more young people in neighborhoods around the nation are taking a greater interest in learning and making smarter life choices.

Ohio Alliance of YMCAs

At the YMCA, we’re for healthy living, youth development, and social responsibility. Ohio YMCAs are in 155 diverse communities around the state, and serve almost 1.5 million Ohioans, both children and adults. The Ohio Alliance of YMCAs advocates on behalf of these Ys.

United Way of Central Ohio

By focusing on the building block for a good life, we can create positive change, now and for the future. We bring together the resources of our community, investing our collective time, money, and efforts in effective, results-oriented programs—programs that further what we call the building blocks for a good life: a quality education, a stable income, good health, and secure housing.

Ohio Afterschool Network

The Ohio Afterschool Network serves as a vehicle to positively impact the afterschool environment in Ohio. We bring together a number of systems and stakeholders, including policymakers, educators, parents, and service providers. Through the abilities of this network, our work will result in all Ohio families having access to high quality afterschool experiences.

Ohio Action for Healthy Kids

Ohio Action for Healthy Kids is part of a nationwide initiative dedicated to improving the health and educational performance of children through better nutrition and physical activity in schools. This effort represents a response to our nation’s epidemic of overweight, sedentary, and undernourished children and adolescents. Healthy schools produce healthy students — and healthy students are better able to learn and achieve their true potential.

American Dairy Association

Our goal is to provide you with useful information about our organization that we hope makes it easier for you to do business with us. American Dairy Association & Dairy Council, Inc has been serving dairy farmers in the New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania states since 1962. We specialize in the promotion of generic dairy products for the purpose of increasing the sales of milk and dairy products.

The Leave No Child Inside
Central Ohio Collaborative

News, research and other resources for parents, teachers, medical professionals and community leaders. Our focus is returned unstructured outdoor play to childhood. Youth today spend too much time indoors, hampering their physical and social development and resulting in an increase in behavior disorders and childhood depression.

Ohio PTA

Our mission is to initiate action and speak on behalf of children and youth in schools, in the community and before governmental agencies and other organizations that make decisions affecting children and youth.