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At Home by High: Building a Support Network for Short North’s Aging Residents

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega At Home by High: Building a Support Network for Short North’s Aging Residents

When Katie Beaumont’s mom moved in with her, she thought things would get easier. As an older woman with limited mobility and early signs of dementia, her mom needed near-constant assistance, so a shared residence made sense. But, when falls became more frequent, Beaumont realized she needed someone to fill the gaps between her and […]

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Focus on Philanthropy: Youth Yoga Project Keeps Kids Calm and in Class

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Focus on Philanthropy: Youth Yoga Project Keeps Kids Calm and in Class

For many, stepping onto the yoga mat is a therapeutic necessity. After a day of stress and stimulation, going through the inhales and exhales, the flow from upward to downward dog, to table top, to child’s pose, can wipe a slate clean. Yoga has surged in popularity in recent years, with studios popping up in […]

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As Political Landscape Intensifies, So Does the Women’s Fund

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega As Political Landscape Intensifies, So Does the Women’s Fund

It’s no secret that the nation is severely politically polarized. Wearing a particular red hat can get the word “racist,” “misogynist,” and any other -ist word thrown at you. You can witness a fight over any post, tweet or comment, watch hundreds go up in arms over the style of shoe First Lady Melania Trump […]

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Grassroots: Central Ohio Worker Center Fights for Workers’ Rights

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Grassroots: Central Ohio Worker Center Fights for Workers’ Rights

It’s easy to feel invisible as a minimum wage worker, washing dishes as people gather and socialize over brunch, or whacking weeds as the neighborhood joggers pass by. These workers no doubt contribute to the growing success of the city, but their minimum wage status often allows for this success to hover over them, just […]

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Grassroots: Black Queer & Intersectional Columbus Redefines Liberation

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Grassroots: Black Queer & Intersectional Columbus Redefines Liberation

For such a young organization, Black Queer & Intersectional Columbus (BQIC) has already managed to push itself to the forefront of issues at the intersection of race and gender identity. Joining other community organizations with common ideals and goals, BQIC confronts injustices as they affect queer and trans people of color, a population that’s been […]

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Best Arts Organization of 2013: CAPA

Walker Evans Walker Evans Best Arts Organization of 2013: CAPA

Columbus is blessed to have a lot of organizational support for the arts from entities large and small. And when you’re talking about the biggest of the big, the Columbus Association of the Performing Arts (CAPA) touches nearly all of the traditional performing arts venues and groups in the city. From Broadway to CATCOisKids and […]

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GCAC Announces Tom Katzenmeyer as New President

Walker Evans Walker Evans GCAC Announces Tom Katzenmeyer as New President

The Greater Columbus Arts Council (GCAC) announced on Thursday that current President Milt Baughman will be retiring later this year, and will be succeeded by Tom Katzenmeyer. Baughman has led GCAC since 2009 and has worked to expand programs and support for the arts and cultural community of Central Ohio. He played an active role […]

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