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Volunteers help CCH bring new asset to the neighborhood

March 16, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on Volunteers help CCH bring new asset to the neighborhood

1251 Bryden Road was built as a family home in 1891 in Olde Towne East, then a new popular street car neighborhood for Columbus’ growing well-to-do population. As time went on, the freeway system cut through the downtown neighborhoods and the wealthy left for suburbs sending the area into a long era of disinvestment and […]

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The Facts: Earning enough to make ends meet

January 21, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on The Facts: Earning enough to make ends meet

The Facts:  More than one-in-three residents of Franklin County struggles to meet basic living expenses without assistance. Working at minimum wage, a single parent of one child would have to work more than 100 hours a week in order to achieve minimum household sufficiency.   Our Response: The CCH  Computer Lab, Financial Fresh Start and […]

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Jackie Calderone and Transit Arts, WOSU American Graduate Champions

October 13, 2014  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on Jackie Calderone and Transit Arts, WOSU American Graduate Champions

Click on the link to view a feature on Transit Arts for WOSU’s American Graduate Champion series. http://youtu.be/mh6kqd45SRc  

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The Facts: Hunger & Food Insecurity

September 30, 2014  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on The Facts: Hunger & Food Insecurity

The Facts: In Ohio more than 20% of children experience food insecurity. In Columbus more than 100,000 individuals rely on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (food stamps).  By the third grade, children who were food insecure in Kindergarten had been found to have an average of 13% drop in math and reading scores. CCH Response: […]

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The Facts: Crime & Violence

August 20, 2014  |   Posted by :   |   Blog   |   Comments Off on The Facts: Crime & Violence

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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