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Interfaith Activists Campaign for Mental Health Treatment

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea Interfaith Activists Campaign for Mental Health Treatment

For 17 years, BREAD, an interfaith organization based in Franklin County has campaigned for social justice causes in the area. This year the group has turned its attention to mental health treatment and accessibility. On May 12, BREAD – which stands for Building Responsibility Equality and Dignity –held its annual Nehemiah Action rally at the […]

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Social Entrepreneurship Thrives in Central Ohio

Colleen Arnett Colleen Arnett Social Entrepreneurship Thrives in Central Ohio

While social entrepreneurship may be a global endeavor, it’s found quite a home in Central Ohio. Various locals have made social enterprise their passion and are working tirelessly to bring about change and awareness in their communities. The hope is that social entrepreneurs and their businesses will be able to address important social needs and […]

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Community garden project helping to revitalize South Side

Anne Evans Anne Evans Community garden project helping to revitalize South Side

The houses that line the streets in the South Side’s community near Lincoln Park show the hard times that have fallen on the area. It’s not hard to find a vacant home with broken or boarded up windows or overgrown lawns. The median house price is only $32,500, which is better than where the prices […]

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