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PACT is an historic community reinvestment initiative on the Near East Side of Columbus. It was created in 2010 to enhance the quality of life on the Near East Side of Columbus by focusing on five core areas: (1) Jobs & Economic Impact; (2) Safe, Vibrant & Accessible Neighborhoods; (3) Health & Wellness; (4) Education; and (5) Housing. More information can be found at www.eastpact.org.

Shayla Favor Named Executive Director of PACT

Susan Post Susan Post Shayla Favor Named Executive Director of PACT

Columbus City Councilmember Shayla Favor has been named the executive director of Partners Achieving Community Transformation (PACT). Favor will begin her new role on November 22, while continuing her duties as a member of Council. The 10-year-old non-profit aims to drive community transformation by removing barriers to housing, healthcare, education and employment for residents of […]

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Fifth Third Bank Announces $20 Million Investment in Near East Side

Brent Warren Brent Warren Fifth Third Bank Announces $20 Million Investment in Near East Side

Fifth Third Bank announced plans today to invest $20 million in the Near East Side over the next three years. The bank will work with Partners Achieving Community Transformation (PACT) and the national nonprofit organization Enterprise Community Partners to distribute the funds via loans, grants and small business support. PACT has been active in the […]

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Growing and Growth Collective’s Holistic Approach to Urban Ag Centers in BIPOC Neighborhoods

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Growing and Growth Collective’s Holistic Approach to Urban Ag Centers in BIPOC Neighborhoods

The Partners Achieving Community Transformation backed Growing and Growth Collective sets out to improve health outcomes and heighten community engagement through social action in high-BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and people of color) neighborhoods by facilitating programming that is responsive, culturally-relevant and evidence-based. Group volunteer Adrienne Williams has been growing in community garden spaces for over four […]

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Decade in Development: From Poindexter Village to Legacy Pointe

Walker Evans Walker Evans Decade in Development: From Poindexter Village to Legacy Pointe

A lot has changed in Columbus between 2010 and 2020. In this series we take a look at large-scale development projects and trends that shape where we live, work and play.

In 2010, Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman and Ohio State University President Gordon Gee jointly announced a $10 million investment into the city’s Near East Side, centered around the OSU East Hospital. The plan was to improve the quality of life, housing stock, safety and job opportunities for the King-Lincoln District and surrounding Near East neighborhoods. […]

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PACT Open House

Anne Evans Anne Evans PACT Open House

Join Us Friday, August 16, 2019 We would love to connect and update you on PACT, but most importantly, hear what’s on your mind. Friday, August 16 from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm at 211 Taylor Ave Columbus, OH 43203 Parking available in UHE lot.

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Near East Side Group to Refocus After Loss of Funding

Brent Warren Brent Warren Near East Side Group to Refocus After Loss of Funding

A shakeup in its funding structure has led to some significant changes for Partners Achieving Community Transformation (PACT), a Near East Side organization that has been active in the neighborhood for almost 10 years. PACT was formed in 2010 as a joint venture, with funding and oversight provided in equal parts by the Columbus Metropolitan […]

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Marshall starring Chadwick ‘free’ film at The Lincoln Theatre

  Marshall starring Chadwick  ‘free’ film at The Lincoln Theatre

Join PACT for the “Free” showing of MARSHALL staring Chadwick Bosman. Sunday March 3, 2019 at the Lincoln Theatre. Doors will open at 2:30 pm and the film will start at 3:00 pm. Light refreshments will be served prior to the start of the film. We look forward to seeing you there”.

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