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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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
14
5:00 PM17:00

Columbus City Council Hosts Capital Budget Public Hearings (East Option)

Council Hosts Capital Budget Public Hearings

Council President Pro Tem Elizabeth Brown, chair of the Finance Committee, is hosting four neighborhood-based public hearings to discuss the City of Columbus’ 2019 capital improvement budget. 

Columbus City Council will meet with residents in their areas about projects and how best to continue prioritizing the needs of the City's neighborhoods. Each hearing will focus on projects and priorities that are unique to the area where the meetings are being held.

“The capital budget should be as accessible as possible to residents,” said Brown. “Columbus invests millions of dollars through capital improvements, and our hearing process will allow us not only to share information on those investments with residents, but also to receive feedback on neighborhood priorities.”

Hearings will be held at the following locations:

EAST
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
5-6:30pm
Barnett Community Rec Center
1184 Barnett Rd.

Other Options Include the Following:
NORTH
Thursday, May 16, 2019
5-6:30pm
Feddersen Community Rec Center
3911 Dresden St.


WEST

Tuesday, May 28, 2019
5-6:30pm
Westgate Community Rec Center
455 S Westgate Ave.


SOUTH

Thursday, May 30, 2019
5-6:30pm
Barack Community Rec Center
580 E Woodrow Ave.

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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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Matters Laced Together - Long Street Bridge Cultural Walk
May
11
8:45 AM08:45

Matters Laced Together - Long Street Bridge Cultural Walk

  • 634 E Long St Columbus, OH, 43215 United States (map)
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Please come join us for a fantastic opportunity to learn about the rich history of original designers, funders & innovators of the Near East Side. Ms. Julialynne Walker will lead our walk as we share together. Following the history tour, we will feature Willowbeez Soulveg. There will be samples of their famous vegan chili at the Community Garden located at: 925 Mt. Vernon Avenue, Columbus, OH 43203 (Lawn chair optional).

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May
8
3:30 PM15:30

Councilmember Favor Hosts Near East Community Hours

Councilmember Shayla D. Favor will hold Community Hours in May to give residents more opportunities to discuss what's important to them and how she and City Council can help.

“Community engagement is a key element to building trust and providing effective advocacy for the residents of Columbus. I’m looking forward to meeting and hearing from our residents on a consistent basis as we strive to make Columbus a great city for all of us,” said Councilmember Favor.

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COSI Big Science Celebration
May
4
11:00 AM11:00

COSI Big Science Celebration

The 2019 COSI Science Festival culminates on May 4, with an exciting and fun celebration of science along the Peninsula surrounding COSI, including Washington Blvd., Genoa Park, Town St., and Dorrian Green Park! This FREE event features dynamic experiments, incredible demonstrations, and engaging hands-on activities hosted by Franklin County’s science, technology, engineering and mathematics focused organizations. The Big Science Celebration is sure to provide entertainment and learning opportunities for the whole family. For more information visit: https://cosiscifest.org/bsc/

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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
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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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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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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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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