Welcome to Zonta Club of Findlay!
Thank you for visiting Zonta Club of Findlay, Ohio. Charter in April of 1959, the Zonta Club of Findlay, Ohio is part of a global service organization of executives and professionals working together to advance the status of women through service and advocacy. Locally, we plan and participate in many service and fellowship opportunities throughout the year.
Our members are among Zonta International's 31,000 members in over 1200 clubs worldwide located in 66 countries. ZI was founded in Buffalo, New York, USA. Zonta International has Consultative Status with several United Nations Organizations including UNICEF (United Nations Children's Fund), UNIFEM (United Nations Development Fund for Women) and ILO (the International Labor Organization).
The Zonta Club of Findlay, Ohio supports Zonta International's service and scholarship programs as well as sponsoring our own programs locally.
BVHS presents CME on Human Trafficking
On January 5th, 2018 Blanchard Valley Hospital hosted a lecture titles Awareness and Prevention of of Human Trafficking in Northwest Ohio. The purpose was to educate people on what to be aware of and how to recognize crisis situations in our community. The speaker was Meredith Baughman from the University of Michigan. The Presentation slides are attached HERE
Stop Enabling Sex Trafficking Act - US internet firms drop opposition and back bill
we ask that you send a letter or email, or make a phone call, to your elected representatives at the state and federal level requesting postive actions be taken to stop domestic violence and human trafficking. You will find 3 attachments here to help you out - one is a listing of all pending legislation for 2017-2018. The other is an article from The Guardian about Sen. Rob Portman's efforts to pass SESTA, the Stop Enabling Sex Trafficking Act, aimed at internet trafficking (S 1693 and H 1865). There had been backlash against this bill from internet firms but they have now dropped their opposition, making passage more likely. This is one bill you can focus on in your letters an calls, along with any others you choose to address. Third is a list of elected officials in the state of Ohio to contact. If possible, make your letter stand out in some way.
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