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Gahanna’s first historical marker pays tribute to country club, Black community

Courtesy of The Columbus Dispatch By Gary Seman Jr. and Scott Hummel September 19, 2022 The Big Walnut Country Club, one of the first in the nation for members of […]

Columbus’ Rise Innovation Center to launch a hub for human service providers

Courtesy of WOSU September 26, 2022 The Rise Innovation Center in Columbus is set to launch a Community Information Exchange to bring folks in need of human services and its providers […]

Corporate diversity: Columbus companies making progress, but how fast?

Courtesy of The Columbus Dispatch By Erica Thompson and Mike Ferenchik September 23, 2022 Columbus-area companies and nonprofits have remained focused on diversity, equity and inclusion despite staffing challenges, inflation […]

Gahanna unveils first historical marker commemorating the Big Walnut Country Club

Courtesy of Fox 28 By WSYX Staff September 16, 2022 COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX) — A celebration was held in Gahanna Friday night as the city unveiled and dedicated its first […]

‘We don’t want Black history to be lost’: Big Walnut Country Club becomes Gahanna’s first historical marker

Courtesy of WBNS TV 10 By Brandon Bounds September 17, 2022 GAHANNA, Ohio — The City of Gahanna unveiled and dedicated its first historical marker to the Big Walnut Country […]

Columbus Urban League holds forum with city leaders following latest shooting by police

Courtesy of Fox 28 Myles Harris September 3, 2022 COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX) — As members of the community are demanding answers following the fatal shooting death of Donovan Lewis by […]

City officials call for peace, highlight reforms in Columbus Urban League forum

Courtesy of The Columbus Dispatch By Taijuan Moorman September 3, 2022 In a Saturday morning town hall-style forum hosted by the Columbus Urban League, city officials addressed residents who have […]

Thirteen Black philanthropists to know in Columbus

Courtesy of The Columbus Dispatch By Erica Thompson August 30, 2022 In honor of Black Philanthropy Month, The Dispatch highlights 13 Black philanthropists in Columbus. Philanthropy: What Black Philanthropy Month […]

Franklin County upping minimum wage for employees

Courtesy of Columbus Business First By Hayleigh Colombo August 29, 2022 Franklin County is raising its minimum wages again and launching a new workforce program in order to attract people […]

This new PNC Bank executive wants to boost minority business loans in Columbus

Courtesy of Columbus Business First By Hayleigh Colombo August 23, 2022 A new PNC Bank executive serving Columbus and other Midwest cities is responsible for ensuring that the bank delivers […]