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Making a New Heyday for the Near East Side

Hannah Herner Hannah Herner Making a New Heyday for the Near East Side

Forty-six million Americans live in poverty. That’s one in ten people. More than half of them, around 12.4 million, live in neighborhoods of concentrated poverty. Carol Naughton, a founding staff member of Purpose Built Communities, spoke at the Columbus Metropolitan Club luncheon on Wednesday about the effects on the people living in these neighborhoods and […]

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Health Sciences Academies Launches Today in Seven Columbus City Schools

Walker Evans Walker Evans Health Sciences Academies Launches Today in Seven Columbus City Schools

Local leaders gathered at Champion Middle School this morning to officially launch the Health Sciences Academies — a new education platform that will turn the focus of seven east side schools toward healthy lifestyles and health career readiness. “The launch of the Health Sciences Academies pathway represents one of our district’s most innovative efforts in more […]

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Near East Side Receives $30 Million Grant for Urban Redevelopment Plans

Walker Evans and Anne Evans Walker Evans and Anne Evans Near East Side Receives $30 Million Grant for Urban Redevelopment Plans

US Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Shaun Donovan visited Columbus today with some very good news. He joined local and state leaders at an event on the recently demolished Poindexter Village site to announce that Columbus was being awarded a $30 million federal grant through the Choice Neighborhoods Initiative (CNI) to assist with […]

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