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Organizations strive to make Cincinnati area more walkable and bike-friendly

Green Umbrella’s Tri-State Trails Initiative and the OKI Regional Council of Governments have collaborated to put bicyclists and pedestrians at the forefront of the region’s transportation policy.

Local nonprofits work with housing needs for the disabled

For the past 20 years, Jim Steffey has worked to improve the lives of individuals with disabilities. He's currently the executive director for two nonprofits that work with housing needs for the disabled.

Local musician uses his music to fuel anti-bullying initiative

Keenan West's life trajectory changed four years ago when he released a song titled "Never Ever." The song has led to the creation of a music video about bullying.

PIE receives $100,000 grant to support its mentoring programs

The Partnership for Innovation in Education recently received a $100,000 grant — its second Community Connectors grant from the Ohio Department of Education.

Yoga with cats allows participants to unwind while benefiting Save the Animals Foundation

Modern Makers is partnering with Save the Animals Foundation and local instructors to host a part-yoga, part-art show, part-party June 21 for those interested a good time or perhaps the opportunity to adopt a feline companion.

NKU, Strategies to End Homelessness collaborate to launch unique app

Students from Northern Kentucky University’s Center for Applied Informatics recently partnered with Strategies to End Homelessness to develop Street Reach, an app that helps individuals connect to resources and housing.

Local poet/writer finds her open mic home at Lydia's On Ludlow

Creative writer Kelly Thomas organizes a number of events at Lydia's on Ludlow, including bi-monthly meetings of musicians, writers and performers called Literary Lydia's.

New Summer of STEM program takes off in Cincinnati

Local children are enjoying a new mix of camps and activities this summer as part of the Summer of STEM, which focuses on increasing the awareness and availability of science, technology, engineering and math opportunities.

Breakfast, Story Soiree events help celebrate another year of Starfire accomplishments

Starfire is celebrating another year of building better lives for people living with disabilities with two events this week, a breakfast fundraiser June 16 and free Story Soiree July 17.
 

Cincinnati Chamber selected for pilot program on small business inclusion

The Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber was recently selected as one of three U.S. sites to pilot a Department of Labor program designed to increase workplace inclusion in small businesses for people with disabilities. 

World Music Fest returns with 50 performances celebrating art and culture

World Music Fest, which mixes live performances, art exhibits, interactive programs, and food, will be a feast for the senses as individuals immerse themselves in a multitude of different cultural experiences June 11. 

Youth to judge history's most stunning automobiles as juvenile arthritis fundraiser

Calling all car enthusiasts! The Ault Park Concours d’Elegance celebrates its 39th annual showcase of the most stunning automobiles and motorcycles throughout history on Sunday, June 12.

Coach hosts 4th year of basketball camp to honor father, enhance parent/child relations

The fourth annual Pete Minor Father/Child Basketball Camp, which benefits Kicks for Kids and brings fathers and their children together for a day of activity and engagement, will take place June 18.

Midwest Sustainability Summit brings experts together to reverse climate change

Regional leaders and international experts will join together June 10 for the second annual Midwest Regional Sustainability Summit and figure out ways we can work together to reduce carbon emissions.

Healthy Roots Foundation's Midsummer Harvest to benefit Cincy Children's Integrative Care Team

The Healthy Roots Foundation will host its fourth annual Midsummer Harvest June 12, a picnic experience featuring a local, organic and sustainably raised feast prepared by some of the region’s best chefs.
 
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