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Faith Mission’s Health Center Integrates HIV Testing with Primary Care

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Faith Mission’s Health Center Integrates HIV Testing with Primary Care

Saturday, June 27 is National HIV Testing Day, and a new program from Faith Mission’s Health Center is joining health centers nationally in taking steps toward ending the HIV epidemic. The center offers medical care to people who are homeless, low-income or uninsured. With this new program, many of the free and low-cost services the center […]

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Local Abolitionists and Academics Weigh in on Defunding the Police

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Local Abolitionists and Academics Weigh in on Defunding the Police

By now you’ve seen the signs and hashtags, and maybe you’ve seen the moves made by other cities in the last few weeks. Defund the Police has caught traction with people across the country in the wake of the deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor at the hands of police and the ensuing weeks […]

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Local Entrepreneur Celebrates Juneteenth with Release of Black-Owned Business App

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Local Entrepreneur Celebrates Juneteenth with Release of Black-Owned Business App

Shaundretta House Boykins was raised in an entrepreneurial household, with two grandparents who were entrepreneurs themselves. So even though she started her career in financial services, she says, “I have always had a love and a respect for business owners, because it takes courage, it takes tough skin.” After 20 years in the financial sector, […]

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Coronavirus Update: CMA, Contact Sports & More

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: CMA, Contact Sports & More

The Numbers COVID-19 cases — As of Thursday, June 18, 5,889 cases and 269 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported or are probable in Columbus and Worthington. Countywide, 7,833 cases and 358 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported by Columbus Public Health and Franklin County Public Health. Statewide, 43,122 cases and 2,633 deaths have been confirmed […]

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Local Faith Leaders Discouraged by Conversation with Police Chief Quinlan

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Local Faith Leaders Discouraged by Conversation with Police Chief Quinlan

Leaders of BREAD, a coalition of 40 diverse faith congregations, met via Zoom on Wednesday, June 10 with Columbus Police Chief Thomas Quinlan, hoping to get his commitment to three specific proposals regarding police reform and building trust with the Black community. The group says, given the tragic police killings of George Floyd and other […]

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Coronavirus Update: City Estimates $41M Decrease in Revenue & More

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: City Estimates $41M Decrease in Revenue & More

Editor’s Note: As of 6/9/2020 at 5 p.m., the only available data countywide is from the Ohio Department of Health. ODH typically lags behind Columbus Public Health and Franklin County Public Health data, the former of which was not available at the time of publishing. The Numbers COVID-19 cases — As of Tuesday, June 9, 5,227 […]

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Coronavirus Update: Columbus Zoo Reopening & More

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Coronavirus Update: Columbus Zoo Reopening & More

The Numbers COVID-19 cases — As of Friday, June 5, 5,011 cases and 234 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported or are probable in Columbus and Worthington. Countywide, 6,604 cases and 307 deaths from COVID-19 have been reported by Columbus Public Health and Franklin County Public Health. Statewide, 37,758 cases and 2,355 deaths have been confirmed […]

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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!

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