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This Community Organization Says Mayor Ginther Continues to Ignore Them

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman This Community Organization Says Mayor Ginther Continues to Ignore Them

When it comes to service work, food banks, clothing drives, affordable housing developments and the like are typical of faith-based organizations. But 24 years ago, those efforts didn’t seem to go far enough for local clergy and their congregations. A diverse group of religious organizations came together out of frustration that the root causes of […]

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Photos: Remembering Amber Evans

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Photos: Remembering Amber Evans

Friends and family of Amber Evans held a memorial service for her on Friday, April 5. Evans, a well-known community organizer, disappeared in late January, and her body was recovered from the Scioto River by Columbus police on March 23. READ MORE: Community Organizer Amber Evans Remembered for Strength, Empathy, Activism A public vigil was […]

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Community Organizer Amber Evans Remembered for Strength, Empathy, Activism

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Community Organizer Amber Evans Remembered for Strength, Empathy, Activism

As a normal week marches forward for some, a community is in pain.  The body of Amber Evans, known widely as a community organizer and youth advocate, was discovered by the Columbus Police Dive team in the Scioto River on Saturday, March 23. She’d been missing for nearly two months, since her car was found […]

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