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Our annual co-op appreciation festival
is Aug 27! 

Dear Friend,

We’re planning our annual co-op appreciation festival for Saturday, Aug. 27. We’d love to see you there!

The festival will be held from 4-6 pm at Our Harvest’s urban farm in College Hill (969 W North Bend Rd.), located on the beautiful, historic Bahr Farm.

Come meet the teams behind our 14 co-ops, learn more about their products, & connect with other Co-op Cincy supporters. There will be music & free food!

Register now so we can get a head count: REGISTER

City Council Bootcamp – Year Three with Action Tank [+]
City Council Bootcamp is a free, nonpartisan, arts-driven program for engaged community members interested in becoming better policymakers at the local level, either as advocates or legislators. This year’s Bootcamp will run from September 2022 – March 2023 and will give students an opportunity to network with other civic-minded residents as they learn about how to effectively champion new, impactful policy changes that benefit all. Find more information about the program and information sessions in May and June here.

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Forum (Virtual) Focuses  on More Equitable Policies for Neighborhood Development as well as more Affordable Housing

Thursday, May 5, 2022 Noon

Cincinnati needs more equitable policies for neighborhood development as well as more affordable housing. The Peaslee Neighborhood Center has taken a leadership role in advocating for initiatives focusing on these needs. At the next Community Issues Forum, Joele Newman, Peaslee’s Community Organizer, and Jenn Arens, Peaslee’s Social Justice Education Coordinator, will discuss work in progress promoting inclusionary housing and its Equitable Development Rubric. This Zoom Forum takes place on Thursday May 5th at 12:00 Noon. As usual, questions and comments will be invited from Forum attendee