The Facts: Crime & Violence

August 20, 2014  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off

The Facts: 70% of all those admitted to the Franklin County Juvenile Detention Center are African-American youth, even though just 25% of county youth ages 10-17 are African-American. In the U.S. the top three causes of death for those ages 15-24 are accidents, homicides and suicides. In 2013, our service area averaged one homicide every [...]

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The Facts: Education & Mentorship Needs

July 03, 2014  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off

The Facts: More than 50% of preschool children from low-income households are not ready for Kindergarten, compared to just 24% of children from moderate-income households. In Columbus, 39% of third-graders cannot pass a reading proficiency test and the failure rate is four times higher for economically disadvantaged children. The High School Graduation Rate in our [...]

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Village Maker Awards a BIG Success

April 18, 2014  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off

Thanks to all who supported Central Community House and helped us honor everyday heroes at The Village Maker Awards held April 3, 2014. PNC served as the presenting sponsor and Frances Frazier was our keynote speaker and winner of the Community Hero award. Read about all our winners here!

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Join us for the Village Maker Awards

March 04, 2014  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off

An event and ticket sales page is now available online for the Village Maker Awards.  Join us on April 3, 2014, 5:30-8:30 p.m. at The Bluestone. Tickets $50 General Admission or $75 Legacy Tickets (includes program listing). Proceeds will benefit youth and family support programs at CCH. Visit the website for details or call 614-545-2708.

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Summer Block Parties are Back!

May 23, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off

Summer block parties are returning this year to East Main Street, and they’re going to be bigger than ever!  For Summer 2013, monthly block parties will take place at the corner of 22nd St. and E. Main St. beginning at 6:00 p.m. The scheduled dates are May 31, June 21, July 26 and August 23. [...]

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