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& Co. [VIDEO] featuring 3CDC's Adam Gelter on public-private partnerships

Yard & Company's video podcast series focused on COVID-19 and the impact on cities hosted Adam Gelter from 3CDC. Over the last decade, 3CDC has invested over $1 billion into downtown Cincinnati and Over-the-Rhine.

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A helping hand, not a handout: Ohio offers resources for offenders returning to their communities

One-third of the 6,000 prisoners released each year will return to jail. Across the state, organizations and nonprofits are trying to change that.


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Recovery and resilience: Creating communities and a built environment that can adapt and thrive

From natural disasters to pandemics, architects search for innovative solutions to move forward after a crisis.


Feature Story  ArtWorks Youth Apprentices Oliver Orue and Ella Emanual and multi-media artist and illustrator Lizzy DuQuette. ArtWorks is seeking applicants for its new Jump Start program for up-and-coming artists to receive $5,000 stipends.

Investing in artists creates a vibrant community: ArtWorks launches Jump Start

The program is open to artists who are 26 years or older, who are in the early stages of their creative development and aspire to create a large-scale project.

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Learning Grove opens childcare facilities for emergency personnel

Financial support from the COVID-19 Regional Response Fund offered the necessary support to open two childcare facilities.


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People Working Cooperatively helps residents stay safe while stuck inside

The nonprofit secured $175,000 in grants to make emergency repairs.


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Cincinnatians vote to fund public transit

A .8% sales tax increase will go towards public transit improvements and local infrastructure.


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“The New York Times” calls Dr. Amy Acton “the leader we wish we all had”

As the director of the Ohio Department of Health, she’s being touted for the state’s early, aggressive response and effective messaging.


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Cincinnati Red’s catcher Tucker Barnhart supports local businesses, first responders

After Major League Baseball shut down spring training because of the pandemic, one player decided to use his love of food to help communities.


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Parenting during a pandemic: One Cincinnati mom with an autoimmune disease will not be leaving home

As a type 1 diabetic, Katie Hodge can’t take any chances, even with Ohio’s loosening restrictions.


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& Co. [VIDEO] featuring Bobby Boone on Retail Districts

Yard & Company launches a limited video podcast series focused on sharing solutions, ideas and interventions related to COVID-19’s impact on cities.

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Head in the clouds: Kroger Pilot Tom Pavlik soars through ups and downs

Pavlik has seen economic highs and lows but has managed to keep his job through the pandemic.


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Going the Distance: Bringing learning to low-income ESL students

The pandemic has further highlighted the chasm between the “haves” and “have nots,” but local people and organizations have stepped up to fill the gap

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40 single mothers and their children move to safe shelter during coronavirus pandemic

With the help of the United Way and the Greater Cincinnati Foundation, Bethany House was able to safely relocate families.


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YWCA commits to social distancing for domestic violence survivors

The pandemic has increased the need for safe, anonymous, and secure housing people who can’t go home.

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OTR has “slammed to a halt” during the coronavirus pandemic

After years of turbulence, the Cincinnati neighborhood was just hitting its stride. Now, a decade of development and investment are being undone.


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Local doctor receives national attention for COVID-19 vaccine study

Robert Frenck, MD, will lead the human trials that will hopefully help decrease the risk of infection.


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The Outride Fund grants $10,000 to area parks and biking associations

Their mission is to empower local communities to launch a variety of youth cycling initiatives nationwide.


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Covington's City Heights: an invisible city

The City Heights housing project is a mystery to many, a shadow community within the city of Covington, out of sight and mind.

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A silent graduation: how college seniors feel about their final semester

After the sudden — and prolonged — stay-at-home orders, the class of 2020 feels robbed of their final year of college.

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