Archive for the ‘COVID-19’ Category

‘The unanimous challenge has been in workforce.’ Ohio nonprofit sector facing challenges

In Ohio and across the country, many workers, from entry- to executive-level, are leaving the nonprofit industry, contributing to what industry leaders say is an unprecedented workforce crisis. By Erica […]

CAANJ Cover Story: Defining Transformation

See the full issue of the August 2022 Columbus African American News Journal DEFINING TRANSFORMATION: YEARS OF CHANGE FOR STEPHANIE HIGHTOWER AND COLUMBUS URBAN LEAGUE All of us confront “defining […]

The city of Columbus continues to use federal funds to accommodate low-income residents

Courtesy of Ohio News Time By Dustan Tomlinson August 27, 2021 City officials announced on Tuesday that more than 20 community organizations in Columbus will receive a total of $ […]

City of Columbus dedicates federal funding to keep residents housed

Courtesy of Columbus Business First By Hayleigh Colombo August 24, 2021 More than two dozen community organizations in Columbus will receive a combined $12.2 million in rental assistance funds to […]

Columbus e-bike company to launch early next year as alternative to scooters

Courtesy of Columbus Business First By Hayleigh Colombo August 26, 2021 An electric bike ride-sharing service will soon launch in Columbus. But unlike many of the Silicon Valley-based companies that […]

Advocates: Help is Out There For Renters Facing Eviction

Courtesy of Columbus Underground By Brent Warren August 24, 2021 Columbus-based housing advocates and service providers say that a large pool of funding is currently available for renters at risk […]

The City of Columbus has awarded millions in COVID-19 rental assistance to help keep vulnerable residents in their homes.

Courtesy of The Columbus Navigator August 26, 2021 26 community organizations received a total of $12.2 million to fund rental assistance, supportive services and targeted outreach to hard-to-reach Columbus residents. […]

As eviction ban lifts in Franklin County, data shows minority areas disproportionately affected

Courtesy of NBC4 WCMH-TV By Jamie Ostroff and Ben Orner August 5, 2021 COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) – A diverse crowd files into a Franklin County court room Thursday for another […]

Columbus Public Health sees increase in daily COVID vaccines due to cash incentive program

Courtesy of WBNS 10TV By Kevin Landers July 29, 2021 Since the program to give residents a $100 gift card for getting a COVID-19 vaccine, the health department says daily […]

Columbus to resume utility shutoffs, more than 47,000 water, power customers at risk

Courtesy of NBC4 / WCMH By Allen Henry July 8, 2021 COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH)– The city of Columbus announced thousands of water and power customers could have their utilities disconnected […]