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Ohio women credit second chance education and support for successful reentry to society

As the pandemic pushed incarcerated people out the prison door, many rallied with hand up services including legal, housing, counseling, workforce training and jobs.

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A neighborhood in transition: What will happen to housing in the West End?

Past urban renewal plans combined with current development has reshaped the community in ways that don’t always benefit the residents.

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Community Link offers Nepali refugees tools for success, but language barriers limit progress

Roughly half of Cincinnati’s immigrant community goes on to become American citizens. However, one division of this group that faces continuing challenges to attaining citizenship, homeownership, and even general assimilation is the local refugee population.  

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Tending the fire: Shelby Fields heats up Bellevue with smoked meats

The Doo-Little’s Shack & Snacks truck is a labor of love for Fields and his wife. It’s also a way for them to give back to the community.  

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After its breakneck growth from Covid-19 testing, what's next for Gravity Diagnostics?

After responding to extraordinary demand for Covid-19 testing, the growth at Gravity Diagnostics was phenomenal. So what does it do for an encore?   

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Ambitious data collection project to advance criminal justice in Ohio

Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice O’Connor, Justice Donnelly, the Ohio Criminal Sentencing Commission, and an ad-hoc committee are gathering information from courts statewide to build a database to eliminate bias and help with more consistent, fairer sentencing.


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Who cares about good design?

The effects of buildings on people have been explored in architectural theories for centuries. Today, the rapid evolution of neuroscience and evidence-based design provides new insights into how architecture impacts human health and wellness.  

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After the pandemic and racial upheaval, this group saw cities as the solution, not the problem

The cataclysmic events of 2020 threatened to unwind years of progress for the nation's cities. Some dedicated urbanists here decided to shape a new narrative. 

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How the pandemic affected mental health and addiction services

COVID-19 changed the way we care for our region’s most vulnerable populations. The Greater Cincinnati Behavioral Health organization pivoted quickly to care for people who needed it most during isolation.

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When Covid-19 struck, small manufacturers, threatened with survival, innovated to stay healthy

Faced with the medical and economic crisis, they changed course and adapted to meet the needs of their communities, and discover new opportunities.

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