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Common Ground: Get to Know Your Community Levies

Common Ground: Get to Know Your Community Levies William Tarter, Jr., Policy Planning Associate and Community Advocacy May 18, 2017 [ctt template=”7″ link=”nou1f” via=”no” ][/ctt] Analyzes community levies, announces the request for nominations for the $25,000 Anisfield-Wolf Memorial and Most Treasured Volunteer awards, and recaps board, staff and volunteer achievements. Key Takeaways Each year, citizens...

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Ohio Seniors Missing Out On $50 Million in Hunger Aid

Ohio Seniors Missing Out On $50 Million in Hunger Aid Rachel Cahill, Guest Author May 13, 2017 Presents proven strategies for Ohio to reduce senior hunger through maximizing senior participation in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Key Takeaways ● There was a 20 percent increase in the number of seniors turning to the emergency...

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Get to know the Health and Human Services Levy

Get to know the Health and Human Services Levy William Tarter, Jr., MPA Public Policy Associate & Community Advocacy April 2017  Explores the current revenue generated from the Cuyahoga County Health and Human Services (HHS) levies, explains some of the services offered by various agencies that receive money from HHS levy dollars, as well as...

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Common Ground: How Do We Quantify Community Need?

Common Ground: How Do We Quantify Community Need? Emily Campbell, Associate Director | Senior Fellow / Williamson Family Fellow for Applied Research March 20, 2017 This edition explores Community Solutions’ needs assessment process, highlights the release of the Ohio Congressional Districts profiles, announces the October 20th Celebration of Human Services and more. Key Takeaways  Organizations frequently...

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The Managed Care Tax Replacement: Implications for Northeast Ohio and the State Budget

The Managed Care Tax Replacement: Implications for Northeast Ohio and the State Budget Loren C. Anthes, MBA, Public Policy Fellow, Center for Medicaid Policy February 8, 2017 A look at the Managed Care replacement tax, the long-term implications and future challenges. Key Takeaways One of the main reasons for the creation of the new Medicaid...

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Common Ground: A New Year, A New State Budget

Common Ground: A New Year, A New State Budget Tara Britton, Director of Public Policy and Advocacy | Edward D. and Dorothy E. Lynde Fellow January 12, 2017 This edition of Common Ground lays out the process and anticipated schedule of activities of Ohio budget, introduces CCS’ new Board Chair Zulma Zabala, recaps recent media mentions...

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Big City Problems in Ohio’s Small Towns

Big City Problems in Ohio’s Small Towns John A. Begala Former Executive Director November, 2016 For all the cultural, social, and political forces that conspire to separate and divide “big city” and “small town,” and for all that is written about Ohio as a microcosm of the nation’s “culture wars,” Ohio’s small hub towns and...