CINCINNATI — Community activist Kelli Prather announced Thursday that she will run for mayor of Cincinnati in 2021.
Prather, a Madisonville resident and Withrow High School graduate, has previously been a candidate for Cincinnati City Council, the Hamilton County Board of Commissioners, Ohio Auditor of State and the U.S. Senate representing Ohio.
An occupational therapist, Prather is also a breast cancer survivor currently working toward a Ph.D. in public policy. According to her announcement Thursday, Prather is also a domestic violence and gun violence survivor.
"Health care, public safety (addressing gun violence) and affordable (income-based) housing will be several of Ms. Prather’s top priorities. The citizens in Cincinnati deserve honest diligent representation," her campaign announcement read.