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The State of Play in Central Ohio

 Margaret Robinson, The Columbus Foundation The State of Play in Central Ohio

State of Play Central Ohio shows that financial barriers impact sports participation for Black children more than White children A new report released by the Sports & Society Program at the Aspen Institute shows a divide based upon race and income in youth sports experiences for some children in central Ohio.  Guided by an advisory group […]

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Naturally Impactful: CRPD, Ohio Machine Collaborate On Youth Lacrosse Camps

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea Naturally Impactful: CRPD, Ohio Machine Collaborate On Youth Lacrosse Camps

This summer, 14 Columbus Recreation and Parks community centers will host youth lacrosse camps sponsored by the Ohio Machine. A grant from the local professional lacrosse team to CRPD has allowed the department to cover equipment costs and hire a seasonal employee to introduce lacrosse to nearly 280 kids across the city. The program comes […]

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