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Greater Akron Chamber names young professionals selected for 30 for the Future awards

Akron Beacon Journal|August 11, 2017

Summit County Executive Ilene Shapiro creates Advisory Council on Diversity and Inclusion

Cleveland.com|August 10, 2017

Summit County Council members Elizabeth Walters and David Hamilton will serve as liaisons to assist the Advisory Council.

Summit County Executive Ilene Shapiro creates Advisory Council on Diversity and Inclusion

cleveland.com|August 10, 2017

Fewer refugees to make home in Akron; Ohio advocates, officials decry travel ban

Akron Beacon Journal|January 30, 2017

“Many, many, many, if not most of [Muslim refugees] have family abroad who are at some point of being resettled,” Walters said. “Especially for newer families, that means they may never see their loved ones again.”

President Trump’s Crack Down on Refugees Will Have a Big Impact on Akron

wksu.org|January 26, 2017

Democrat wins keep strong lock on Summit County Council

Akron Beacon Journal|November 9, 2016

For the Summit County Council: Clair Dickinson and Elizabeth Walters for at-large members

Akron Beacon Journal|October 2, 2016

Summit County considers offering employees paid parental leave

Cleveland.com|September 26, 2016

Councilwoman Elizabeth Walters initiated an ordinance to extend paid parental leave to county employees, which would make Summit the first county in Ohio to implement the change. Summit County Council is considering giving six weeks paid leave for both mothers and fathers for up to six weeks after the birth or adoption of a child.

County Councilwoman Elizabeth Walters initiated the ordinance, which would make Summit the first county to offer the benefit.

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Walters for Ohio|August 14, 2015