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To Be a Good Neighbor

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega To Be a Good Neighbor

Outsider moves into a new neighborhood — it’s a decent house, inexpensive, and the realtor used the words “up-and-coming.” Some like to say it’s getting “cleaned up,” or, in an even less tactful way, “nearing complete gentrification.” In other words: the poor black and brown (and sometimes white) people are on their way out. Meanwhile, […]

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Columbus Neighborhood Conversations: Shared Prosperity and Mobility

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Columbus Neighborhood Conversations: Shared Prosperity and Mobility

NEIGHBORHOOD CONVERSATIONS Mayor Ginther’s 2018 State of Our City: Neighborhood Conversations will be held at locations throughout the community. These panel discussions are separated by topic: March 6, 2018 6:00 p.m. Shared Prosperity and Mobility Milo-Grogan Recreation Center – 862 E. 2nd Ave. Each of the talks begins at 6 p.m. Choose the topics that […]

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Program Aims to Help Longtime Residents in Gentrifying Neighborhood

Brent Warren Brent Warren Program Aims to Help Longtime Residents in Gentrifying Neighborhood

A program that provides money to Near East Side residents interested in fixing up their homes received a funding boost earlier this month. The program is being administered by PACT (Partners Achieving Community Transformation), the nonprofit focused on revitalizing the neighborhoods surrounding OSU Hospital East that is supported by OSU, the Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority, […]

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Keeping Gentrification Out of Revitalizing Communities

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Keeping Gentrification Out of Revitalizing Communities

On May 17, the Columbus Foundation held a day of community conversation, dubbed The Big Table. Around the city, hundreds hosted and participated in these conversations, some open-ended, and some targeting specific issues and ideas relevant to community connectivity and growth. At Columbus Underground, we hosted three of our own Big Table discussions, bringing together […]

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