“Homelessness in Greater Cincinnati, 2013."
Josh Spring, Executive Director, The Homeless Coalition.
How are homeless families and individuals faring in Greater Cincinnati? Are homeless numbers increasing, decreasing, or remaining constant? What is the current status of shelters and other homeless services? At the Next Community Issues Forum, Josh Spring, Executive Director of the Greater Cincinnati Coalition for the Homeless, will provide an update that will answer these questions and more. This luncheon forum takes place at 12:00 noon, Thursday May 23rd, Christ Church Cathedral Undercroft, 318 East Fourth Street.
Heroin In Our Backyard:The Regional Response To The Opioid Epidemic
A shocking and tragic problem has emerged in Greater Cincinnati that has developed primarily below the public radar screen. Heroin use and its repercussions are now being recognized as a crisis that must be confronted. At the Next Community Issues Forum,Ann Barnum, Senior Program Officer of The Health Foundation of Greater Cincinnati, will discuss this opioid epidemic and the needed regional response to it. This luncheon forum takes place at 12:00 noon, Thursday May 9th, Christ Church Cathedral Undercroft, 318 East Fourth Street.Video Part II, Part III, Part IV
The Affordable Housing Need In Greater Cincinnati:
An Update By Elizabeth Brown Plus A New A-Ha Video
The availability of affordable housing continues to decline for a large number of families and individuals living in Greater Cincinnati. Furthermore, myths and misconceptions exist about affordable housing programs. At the Next Community Issues Forum, Elizabeth Brown, Executive Director of Housing Opportunities Made Equal and a former Chair of Affordable Housing Advocates, will review the current situation in this region, and a brand new video commissioned by A-HA, “Who Needs Affordable Housing in Greater Cincinnati?” will be shown.
Superintendent Mary Ronan Provides A Report Card On
The Progress Of The Cincinnati Public Schools
Despite confronting continual funding problems, the Cincinnati Public Schools have shown steady improvement in terms of student achievement. For instance, Cincinnati was the first urban school district in Ohio to earn a rating of “effective” from the State, and it has earned that rating two years in a row. Part II
The Proposed State Budget: What’s In It In Terms Of Services And Taxes And What Can We Expect From The General Assembly .
How will theproposed State budget fare in the Ohio House and Senate? At the next Community Issues Forum, Gavin DeVore Leonard, State Director of One Ohio Now, will provide an overview of the contents of the proposed budget and comment on its strengths and weaknesses.Ed Burdell and Gavin Leonard