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Community Conversation on Equitable Housing in Central Ohio

  Community Conversation on Equitable Housing in Central Ohio

Central Ohio is projected to be home to one million additional residents by 2050. This inevitably makes affordable housing a topic that social sector leaders cannot ignore. To ensure that equity and gender lenses are applied to the affordable housing issue in Central Ohio, Measurement Resources Company synthesized its research conducted on behalf of several […]

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Community Needs Hearing

  Community Needs Hearing

The City and Columbus and Franklin county are going through the 2020-2024 consolidated planning process, which identifies priority needs in community development for funding from The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD.) Please join us for a community meeting on April 1st to share the most pressing needs of your neighborhood. You can also […]

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GiveBackHack

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill GiveBackHack

GiveBackHack is the launchpad for social innovation in Columbus. Have you ever had an idea to solve an issue in our community? GiveBackHack is the next step. Attend to partner up with the community and find the resources to make that idea a reality. The event will kick off Friday night, where community members of […]

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Huntington Announces $16 Billion Lending Plan for Low & Moderate Income Communities

Walker Evans Walker Evans Huntington Announces $16 Billion Lending Plan for Low & Moderate Income Communities

Columbus-based Huntington Bancshares unveiled their Community Development Plan today, which features a $16 billion commitment to loan programs targeted to home owners and business owners in low-income and moderate-income communities across the Midwest. “The Huntington Bank community benefits agreement is recognition of the importance to reinvest in low-income communities,” said Nate Coffman, Executive Director of Ohio CDC […]

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Ohio Mayors Discuss Community Development at Summit

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea Ohio Mayors Discuss Community Development at Summit

Columbus hosted the Greater Ohio Policy Center’s summit at the Westin Hotel this week. The Center’s two-day event focused on the economic revitalization of Ohio cities and neighborhoods with a keynote address by Mayor Michael Coleman on Tuesday. On Wednesday, the mayors of four Ohio cities met for a lunchtime panel discussion on the successes […]

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Local Group Cancels Civic Hacking Event

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea Local Group Cancels Civic Hacking Event

CivicHacks, the Columbus-based organization that was to participate in the National Day of Civic Hacking between May 31 and June 1, abruptly announced on Wednesday that its event has been canceled. The announcement was made through a post on the group’s website, citing “unforeseen circumstances” as having led to the cancellation and saying the group […]

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URBAN LIVING TOUR 2020

This year’s Urban Living Tour event has been postponed due to COVID-19, but will be returning later this summer!

CLICK HERE to sign up to be notified when tickets go on sale!