Apr
27
10:00 AM10:00

City of Columbus Career & Internship Fair

The City of Columbus Department of Neighborhoods cordially invites you to participate in our annual Career & Internship Fair on Saturday, April 27, 2019, 10 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., at the Jerry Hammond Building located at 1111 E. Broad St, Columbus, Ohio 43205.  This event will host numerous employers/agencies to promote their summer jobs, internships, career opportunities to students ages 15 - 24.

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Apr
29
12:00 PM12:00

Walk in for Recovery (April 29 - May 3; Noon - 5 pm)

  • OSU African American and African Studies Community Extension Center (map)
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If you or someone you know is struggling with addiction to alcohol or drugs and wants to receive treatment, join the Columbus and Franklin County Addiction Plan at one of our Recovery Walk-ins, from April 29 to May 3. All services are free. The event at the Extension Center will be from Noon - 5 pm each day.

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May
4
9:00 AM09:00

Homeport Home Buyer Education Class - Part 1

What you will learn: Learn each step of the home buying process. How to find a home and negotiate a contract • How to apply for a mortgage loan What lenders look for when approving you for a mortgage • How to budget to buy a home • How to understand your credit • What happens during the closing process How to be a successful homeowner . Visit: https://www.homeportlearning.org/ to register.

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May
4
9:00 AM09:00

A Special Event for Jobseekers in Construction

Are you looking for a job in construction? The Economic & Community Development Institute (ECDI) is conducting a special event on May 4 to bring together job applicants with construction companies who are seeking qualified individuals to meet their labor needs. Telephone interviews have already begun and will continue until all qualified candidates have been scheduled for in-person interviews with construction companies that participate on event day. 

If you would like to participate in this process for finding a job in construction, just click on the link below to complete and submit the interest form. Once your completed interest form has been received, you will be contacted for a telephone interview. Please feel free to share this information with friends and family members who might also be interested in a career in construction.

https://files.constantcontact.com/952e011b001/67cf9dc9-b959-437f-bcae-fdc45d1c0a2e.pdf

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May
11
9:00 AM09:00

Homeport Home Buyer Education Class - Part 2

What you will learn: Learn each step of the home buying process. How to find a home and negotiate a contract • How to apply for a mortgage loan What lenders look for when approving you for a mortgage • How to budget to buy a home • How to understand your credit • What happens during the closing process How to be a successful homeowner . Visit: https://www.homeportlearning.org/ to register.

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Community Clean-Up Day 2019
May
18
9:00 AM09:00

Community Clean-Up Day 2019

Join us for a community-wide clean-up event on Saturday, May 18 from 9 - Noon pm with a FREE celebratory event immediately following from Noon-2 pm. This FREE, family-friendly event will include food, music and resource tables from various community organizations. The clean-up activity will be occurring through the Near East Side. Organize a group of your own, or join-up with an existing group. For more information or to volunteer as a block captain, please call 614-247-8037 or send an e-mail to info@eastpact.org with the subject line: Community Clean-Up Day.

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May
25
3:00 PM15:00

Reparations or Reparative Justice?: A panel discussion on the reparations movement and what can be expected in terms of reparative justice

  • Columbus Metropolitan Library - Martin Luther King Branch (map)
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"Reparations or Reparative Justice?"

A panel discussion on the reparations movement and what can be expected in terms of reparative justice.

This event is suitable for high school, college students and adults.

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Healthy Community Day at CarePoint East
Jun
1
9:00 AM09:00

Healthy Community Day at CarePoint East

Check out a FREE day of health screenings, giveaways,information and entertainment for the entire family!

Get health expertise from more than 50 organizations and free health screenings and consultations by experts from The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, including:

Parking | Food and Cooking Demonstrations | Fitness Demonstrations| Family Entertainment | Giveaways and Raffles

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is committed to improving health in central Ohio. That’s why Ohio State doctors, nurses and healthcare professionals from across the university are uniting for Healthy Community Day, to deliver free health screenings and services to you!

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TEDxKingLincolnBronzevilleSalon: Javier Sanchez
Apr
20
10:30 AM10:30

TEDxKingLincolnBronzevilleSalon: Javier Sanchez

Join us for the TEDxKingLincolnBronzevilleSalon!

Coffee + Conversation + Community

April 20th 10:30am

The Lincoln Cafe (740 E Long St, Columbus, OH 43203

Featured guest: Javier Sanchez

Watch his TEDx Talk!

What is a TEDx Salon?

Ever seen a TEDx video and wished you could ask the speaker questions? Now you can!

Salon events are small monthly gathers of community members that allow you to engage with TEDx speakers. 

Order brunch with your ticket to dine with us!

What will we do at a TEDxKingLincolnBronzevilleSalon?

The Salons are Saturday morning interactive community conversations. The talks are shaped around 5 questions or talking points given to the audience to discuss in small groups. After the groups engage in small dialogue, there will be a question and answer section led by the featured guest.

Javier Sanchez

Since 1992, Javier has been inspiring and equipping youth and adults to be intentional about adding process to their passion. Javier believes that once you have a vision and a sense of purpose for your life there are almost NO LIMITS to what you can accomplish.

As an author, performer, and filmmaker, Javier has the opportunity to deliver life-building messages to youth and adults all over the planet while keeping them entertained through comedy, spoken word poetry, and powerful stories from his own life.
Javier’s experience and expertise in effective student and community engagement / empowerment comes from more than 10 years of work with the Youth to Youth International Program both in the United States and abroad as a Youth Program Coordinator. In 2003 he was awarded the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Developing Leaders in Reducing Substance Abuse Fellowship and is a graduate of the Ray Miller Institute for Change and Leadership. He also works on projects focused on health and wellness in urban communities with MEE Productions Inc., one of the successful / impactful communications, research, and marketing firms in the world.

In 2008 he wrote his first book entitled Look In My Mirror. It’s a very special book for fathers and daughters that has taken the world by storm! His follow up is an exciting project for youth and adults entitled From This Moment On: Personal Reminders for Massive Success at Home, at School, at Work, and in the Shower!

Javier writes, produces, and performs his material at schools, colleges and universities, conferences, corporate, and community events across the United States and around the globe, but the best part of the work he does is coming home to his two beautiful children!


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Columbus Africentric Early College Sankofa 2019
Apr
12
6:00 PM18:00

Columbus Africentric Early College Sankofa 2019

Sankofa 2019: Celebration of Leadership is the annual signature event of Columbus Africentric Early College PK-12 to recognize the contributions of African-Americans living and working or emerging from the Greater Columbus Area. The term 'Sankofa' comes from the Twi language of Ghanaian origin and represents the wisdom of learning from the past to build a more productive future. Experience Music, Dance, and Art Work from the Diaspora as we recognize the contributions of African-Americans to benefit the global community!

Come dressed in your Sunday's best or your Cultural Garments.

Questions or for more information - call 614-365-8675 or 614-365-6517

Friday, April 12, 2019

Columbus Africentric Early College

3223 Allegheny Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43209

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Apr
6
8:30 AM08:30

Reinstate your Driver's License Event

Residents of Franklin County can participate in a step-by-step process to reinstate their Driver’s License! Pre-registration is encouraged but not required. To pre-register, visit: www.fcmcclerk.com or in-person at Franklin County Municipal Court Self Help Resource Center, 375 S. High Street, 6th Floor

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Apr
5
8:30 AM08:30

Reinstate your Driver's License Event

Residents of Franklin County can participate in a step-by-step process to reinstate their Driver’s License! Pre-registration is encouraged but not required. To pre-register, visit: www.fcmcclerk.com or in-person at Franklin County Municipal Court Self Help Resource Center, 375 S. High Street, 6th Floor

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Apr
4
4:00 PM16:00

High School and Young Adult Construction Trades Career Fair

  • Fort Hayes Career Center - Construction Arts Facility (map)
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Construction Trades Career Fair

Thursday, April 4, 2019

**Open to high school students and young adults interested in construction careers**

4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Fort Hayes Career Center

Construction Arts Facility

546 Jack Gibbs Blvd.

Columbus, OH 43215

Come explore career opportunities: Boiler Makers, Bricklayers, Carpenters, Drywall Finishers, Electricians, Elevator Constructers, Heat & Frost Insulators, Iron Workers, Laborers, Millwrights, Operating Engineers, Painters & Glaziers, Pipefitters, Plumbers, Roofers, Plasterers, Cement Masons, Sheet Metal Workers and Sprinkler Fitters

Hands-On Demonstrations

Pizza Provided!

For more information, please email: katie.raterman@limbachinc.com or visit www.facebook.com/constructiontradescareerfair/

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Apr
4
8:30 AM08:30

Reinstate your Driver's License Event

Residents of Franklin County can participate in a step-by-step process to reinstate their Driver’s License! Pre-registration is encouraged but not required. To pre-register, visit: www.fcmcclerk.com or in-person at Franklin County Municipal Court Self Help Resource Center, 375 S. High Street, 6th Floor

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Mar
29
8:30 AM08:30

2019 Hiphop Literacies Conference

  • Hale Hall - Frank W. Hale Black Cultural Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The EDUTL 5545 Hiphop Literacies Class and Dr. E cordially invite you to the 2019 Hiphop Literacies Conference. We have gathered gracious co-sponsors from across the university. Their generosity has allowed us to host juried presentations from doctoral students, faculty, educators, artists, and community members from across the country and even from Tanzania.

Our Keynote speaker is Dr. Bettina Love of the University of Georgia. Dr. Love's new book We Want to Do More than Survive: Abolitionist Teaching and the Pursuit of Educational Freedom (Beacon Press) will be on sale and she will sign directly after her talk.

Our concert will showcase socially conscious artists who are active agents of change in our community, including Dr. Crystal Leigh Endsley, spoken word poet and professor of Africana Studies at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. You definitely won't want to miss Mama Sol, a woman rapper and educator, who is active in organizing around the Flint water crisis and more

https://www.pbs.org/video/mama-sol-and-tha-nuts-rxfrki/

 

Registration is only $10.00 and includes breakfast, lunch, dinner, all sessions and concert, all held in our Frank W. Hale Black Cultural Center on Campus. Please check our attached schedule for more information.

You may register on our website at go.osu.edu/hiphop2019

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Mar
28
3:00 PM15:00

Copy of Columbus City Council Health & Human Services Hearing - Part #2

  • Columbus City Hall - Council Chambers (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Who:  
Councilmember Priscilla Tyson 


When
:
Wednesday, March 27, 3pm
Thursday, March 28, 3pm 


Where
:
Columbus City Hall
Council Chambers
90 W. Broad Street

What:

Councilmember Priscilla Tyson, chair of the Health and Human Services Committee, is hosting a public hearing for human service organizations that have been recommended to receive funding under the 2019 Human Services Grant Program.

The hearing is an opportunity for the organizations to present how they will use their awarded funds. 

Human Service Briefing - Part 1
Wednesday, March 27
3pm - 6pm

Human Service Briefing Part 2
Thursday, March 28
3pm - 6pm

Anyone is invited to offer public testimony. Comments are limited to three minutes. Those wishing to address City Council on this matter must fill out a speaker slip no later than 3pm on the day of the hearing at Columbus City Hall.

The hearings will be broadcast on CTV, Columbus’ cable access channel.

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Mar
27
3:00 PM15:00

Columbus City Council Health & Human Services Hearing - Part #1

  • Columbus City Hall - Council Chambers (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Who:  
Councilmember Priscilla Tyson 


When
:
Wednesday, March 27, 3pm
Thursday, March 28, 3pm 


Where
:
Columbus City Hall
Council Chambers
90 W. Broad Street

What:

Councilmember Priscilla Tyson, chair of the Health and Human Services Committee, is hosting a public hearing for human service organizations that have been recommended to receive funding under the 2019 Human Services Grant Program.

The hearing is an opportunity for the organizations to present how they will use their awarded funds. 

Human Service Briefing - Part 1
Wednesday, March 27
3pm - 6pm

Human Service Briefing Part 2
Thursday, March 28
3pm - 6pm

Anyone is invited to offer public testimony. Comments are limited to three minutes. Those wishing to address City Council on this matter must fill out a speaker slip no later than 3pm on the day of the hearing at Columbus City Hall.

The hearings will be broadcast on CTV, Columbus’ cable access channel.

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Mar
27
10:00 AM10:00

Linden Construction Contracting and Sub-Contracting Opportunity Event

Construction Contracting and Sub‐Contracting opportunities with the City of Columbus – Linden Community Center

What: 
The City anticipates starting the reconstruction of the Linden Community during mid‐June of 2019. This project consists of a 55,000 ft2 Community Center along with the development of the 26 acre parcel where the building resides. This is a 2‐story building with an elevated walking track, gymnasium, mat room, a commercial kitchen, music room, and general use space to serve the community. The park will have a relocated pond, a spray‐ground, a new playground, paths, sports fields, and open green space. The anticipated costs of the overall improvements are approximately $23 Million.

Purpose: 
The Columbus Recreation and Parks Department is hosting an information session to learn about the contracting opportunities associated with this improvement. This event will include:

  • An introduction to the proposed Linden Community Center and its construction;

  • An introduction of the project team that has designed and who will manage the construction of the Community Center;

  • Introduction of a Community Benefit Agreement;

  • Contract Compliance and Prequalification Requirements;

  • Contract Documents will be on display and available for review; and

  • A networking event with Contractors and City’s Project Team

When: 
Wednesday, March 27, 2019 
10:00am‐12:00pm (tentative) 

Where: 
Linden Community Center 
1254 Briarwood Avenue 
Columbus, Ohio 43211

Contact (email/call): 
James C. Miller, PE 
jcmiller@columbus.gov/614‐645‐8941

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Senior Resource Forum
Mar
26
11:00 AM11:00

Senior Resource Forum

Franklin County, the City of Columbus and Partners Achieving Community Transformation (PACT) will be convening the first in a series of educational workshops to connect seniors with housing supports. The initial dialogue will provide residents at Poindexter Place, Jenkins Terrace and Mount Vernon Plaza with an overview of programs and assistance available through Franklin County Office on Aging, Franklin County Department of Job and Family Services and the Columbus City Attorney’s Office to maintain housing as well as address other needs, including food, healthcare or transportation.

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Mar
21
4:00 PM16:00

Commission on Black Girls Hosts March Public Meeting

  • City of Columbus Jerry Hammond Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Commission on Black Girls Holds March Public Meeting

Who:
Commission on Black Girls

When:
Thursday, March 21, 2019
4-6pm

Where:

City of Columbus Jerry Hammond Center
1111 E. Broad St, Columbus, OH 

What:

The Commission on Black Girls is convening its March meeting to study and assess factors that impact the quality of life for black girls in Columbus. Additionally, the Commission will develop and implement recommendations that ensure the girls’ successful futures and achievement of a high quality of life. 

All interested citizens are invited to offer public testimony. Anyone wishing to address the Commission on this matter must fill out a speaker slip at the site before 4pm on the day of the hearing. 

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Trauma Informed Care Training
Mar
16
10:00 AM10:00

Trauma Informed Care Training

  • Ethiopian Tewahedo Social Services (ETSS) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

PACT and ETSS are pleased to present Trauma Informed Care training. Trauma Informed Care asks participants to adopt a mind shift of “what happened to you” rather than “what is wrong with you.” Participants will learn the neuroscience behind Trauma Informed Care as well as interventions to promote healthy relationships and safe spaces. This training is relevant for people working with adults and children. Registration is required.

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Mar
13
6:00 PM18:00

Women in Trades Learning Session

The Columbus Women’s Commission and the Community Workforce & Apprenticeship Committee invites you to attend the

Women in Trades Learning Session 

 

Hear directly from women working in the trades, and explore the benefits of this lifelong career!

 

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

6-7:30 p.m.

Dodge Recreation Center

 667 Sullivant Ave., Columbus 

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Mar
9
10:00 AM10:00

Columbus City Council Honors International Women's Day with Women-Centric Community Meeting

  • Columbus State Community College Center for Workforce Development (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

When: 
March 9, 2019
10am – 11:30am  

Where: 
Columbus State Community College
Center for Workforce Development
395 Grove St, Columbus, OH 43215  

What: 

Columbus City Council will host a first-of-its-kind, women-specific community meeting in honor of International Women’s Day. The event gives women the opportunity to discuss issues that affect their daily lives in an informal, one-on-one setting with councilmembers, staff and department leadership. 

Council President Shannon Hardin will welcome guests and provide a brief overview of the event.

“Women face a unique set of challenges in Columbus, and Council is committed to dialogue, collaboration and working with women to address these pressing issues,” said Council President Hardin. “Our community meetings are a great opportunity to meet people in their neighborhoods and talk about what matters for Columbus.”

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Matters Laced Together:  First Meeting and Tigerland Book Discussion
Mar
7
6:30 PM18:30

Matters Laced Together: First Meeting and Tigerland Book Discussion

Matters Laced Together is a community group on the Near East Side that is focused on creating third places, or third moments through scholarship and wellness. Throughout the year, there will be multiple walk/run routes and book club meetings paces across the Near East Side.

This will be their first meeting for the year, kicked off with a discussion of Wil Haygood’s Tigerland, led by Julialynne Walker. Food will be provided. Come support this new community initiative!

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Mar
7
5:00 PM17:00

Deep Dive into Comprehensive Strategies for Solving the Opioid and other Substance Abuse Addictions Crises

  • The Ohio State University African American & African Studies Extension Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The purpose of this culturally inclusive forum is to explore and create space for new opportunities to solve the opioid and other substance abuse addictions crises under Governor Mike DeWine’s new administration. This event is made possible by The Ohio State University African American & African Studies Community Extension Center, the Columbus Kappa Foundation and Opiate Crisis Community Connectors.

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