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Our Latest Research

  • Hate has no place in the fight against COVID-19

    Racially-motivated hate crimes targeting Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders and others have increased over the past year, with hate crimes targeting this population spiking by 150 percent in major U.S. cities. Advancing racial equity and economic inclusion for people of all races and ethnicities is critical to everyone’s safety and security. Join us in encouraging every member of our community to take a stand against discrimination and assaults on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. Learn more here.

  • Updated legislative fact sheets highlight key issues for legislature to consider

    Community Solutions’ new fact sheets for every state and federal legislative district in Ohio illustrate that there is no part of the state that is untouched by poverty and its many health and social implications. Every single legislator in the statehouse serves constituents who are struggling to make ends meet and need a well-supported health and human services safety net. Learn more here and check out the fact sheets that include data on things like employment, poverty, health, internet access and housing affordability here.

  • Prioritize Customer Needs in Ohio Benefits System

    New Community Solutions survey shows Ohio’s online benefit application system not meeting users’ needs but more applicants have had a better experience since pandemic started. Read the full piece here.