Save the date for OCOG's 25th anniversary fundraiser featuring bestselling author J.D. Vance

Bestselling author J.D. Vance, whose book Hillbilly Elegy became a must-read across the country after last year’s election, will headline the 25th anniversary fundraiser for the Ohio Coalition for Open Government.  The “Evening with J.D. Vance” will be held on December 6, 2017, in the atrium of the Ohio Statehouse. The fundraiser will feature both a discussion with Vance, whose Hillbilly Elegy points to many of the challenges Ohio is currently facing, and an opportunity to meet the author one-on-one. For more on Vance, go to

A complete schedule for the event, along with how to register, will be released in the near future.

The Ohio Coalition for Open Government (OCOG) is a tax-exempt 501 (c)(3) nonprofit which serves as a clearinghouse for media and citizen grievances that involve open meetings and open records. The activities of the Coalition include monitoring government officials for open government compliance, filing “amicus” briefs in lawsuits, litigation and public education. To learn more about OCOG go to