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Win/Win: Collective Impact brings employers and workers together to build a stronger community

Collective Impact "backbone" organizations Skyward and Partners for a Competitive Workforce are putting more local residents to work thanks to the Greater Cincinnati Foundation's focus on equity and collaboration.

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Soapdish: Stairways from the past lead Cincinnati to a more connected future

The new city budget offers $250,000 to support Cincinnati's historic stairways on our famous hills, the first funding in years, but once again we're missing an opportunity to celebrate what makes Cincinnati unique.

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Stronger Faster: How Collective Impact puts Cincinnati at the forefront of social change

Collective Impact is championed by the Greater Cincinnati Foundation working closely with seven independent "backbone" organizations to reinforce each other's efforts and get everyone rowing in the same direction.

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Marlys Staley changed careers and now changes lives with her Circle Tail service dogs

The nonprofit trains hearing and service dogs for Greater Cincinnati individuals in need, partnering with two area prisons for a training program that helps the inmates as much as the dogs.

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Bunbury uses new technology to speed up entry process and on-site purchases

The Bunbury Music Festival returns to downtown Cincinnati June 3-5 as a ticketless and cashless festival thanks to new wristband technology that will speed up entry lines and improve on-site purchasing experiences.

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Soapdish: Mill Creek meanders from toxic channel to genuine asset in just 20 years

A three-hour canoe trip down Cincinnati's urban waterway yields eye-opening results from Mill Creek Watershed Council cleanup and education efforts.


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The Science of Growth: Venture capitalist's new book studies why some startups change the world

Why do some companies fail and others flourish? A venture capitalist and Ohio native talks about the practices that fueled some of the most successful startups in recent history.

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Calling All Volunteers: Why more young people spend a year working for free

For many Cincinnatians who commit up to a year of their lives to full-time unsalaried service, volunteering is a way of life. Meet four who make a real difference.

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Helping artists across the U.S. build capacity and community

Artspace started 30 years ago with a simple plan to develop more affordable housing for artists and is now using a place-based consulting approach to help artists build capacity, raise funds and learn from each other.

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Nate May gives musical testimony to Cincinnati's urban Appalachians

Nate May's world-premiere composition "State" tells the story of Price Hill's urban Appalachians and of his own musical journey from West Virginia to Cincinnati.

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Nancy Sullivan transformed her life in Price Hill, works now to transform Price Hill itself

Enright Ridge Urban Ecovillage resident Nancy Sullivan cultivates transformation in her home and across Price Hill, where her Guatemalan neighbors depend on her as a friend, teacher and advocate.

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Celebrating the "ones who stayed" to reinvent struggling Rust Belt cities

Writer David Giffels, speaking Thursday night at a free Mercantile Library event, celebrates those fighting to bring back struggling old cities in "The Hard Way on Purpose: Essays and Dispatches from the Rust Belt."

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History Repeats Itself: Why we tear down 150-year-old buildings in historic districts

Cincinnati's historic architecture sets us apart from and puts us ahead of peer cities, yet city leaders continue to allow the demolition of historic protected buildings. We must demand better.
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