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News: Social Justice Seeking YPs

Community Shares links passion with critical local causes

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 12, 2007
The yuppies of today -- Gen-X, Gen-Y, millennials -- want to do more than toss coins into a red bucket outside a grocery store. But how to get plugged in when the mainstream media talks about inst  

News: Shelter: Not for Wimps

Women escaping abuse have guts; YWCA has resources

0 Comments · Monday, December 10, 2007
Shelter is what the word implies: protection. In the case of anyone fleeing intimate partner violence, it's hardly a vacation or an avoidance of responsibility. The thing an emergency shelter d  

News: Leaving the Cell

Program helps ex-offenders and those who care for them

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 28, 2007
Getting out of jail is as hard as going in -- it's a dramatic change in what makes up "normal" daily life. Understanding social norms and figuring out how to avoid the behaviors that resulted   

Cover Story: Yule Love Losar

Lesser-known winter holidays underscore cultural diversity

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 28, 2007
Not all winter holidays are based on religion, but many are. Some of the more interesting events aren't very well known but embody the spirit of giving and renewal that are frequently missing in   

News: Mental Health Choices

Helping kids with the most severe mental issues

0 Comments · Monday, November 26, 2007
As the parent of a 5-year-old who repeatedly runs away from kindergarten and tries to commit suicide, figuring out how to keep your child safe is of paramount importance. Having people tell you t  

News: CPS Shake Up

New board members but no money

0 Comments · Sunday, November 11, 2007
Election Day Slide Show - Click Here The students and administrators of Cincinnati Public Schools (CPS) are in for some serious changes. In addition to the defeat of Issue 22, the school levy, t  

News: The Russians Have Landed

Union leaders seek help in building labor movement

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 7, 2007
Election Day Slide Show - Click Here By 10 p.m. Election Night, the Hamilton County Board of Elections was still reporting just over 5 percent of precincts and election watchers were getting ants  

News: Free Help for Outcasts

Students practice law for those who need it most

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 7, 2007
A prisoner is beaten while guards look on. The government restricts where certain members of a community can live. Some must fight for the right to exercise their religious beliefs in a society do  

News: New Moves on Board

School board candidates answer questions

0 Comments · Friday, November 2, 2007
The Cincinnati Board of Education -- it's a job few really want. That's how it looks with only four candidates vying for three open positions, two of which are being vacated by incumbents optin  

News: Mental Health Care for All

Tax levy helps with prevention and intervention

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 24, 2007
It's 3 in the morning the day after you lost your job, and you're feeling desperate. Everyone you know is asleep -- they all have jobs with insurance and savings accounts and their own responsibilit