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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...

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Comprehensive Case Management and Employment Program: Ohio Moving Forward

Comprehensive Case Management and Employment Program Ohio Moving Forward October 3, 2016 Brie Lusheck Public Policy Associate Introduction On July 1, 2016, Ohio rolled out its new Comprehensive Case Management and Employment Program (CCMEP). CCMEP was a part of the previous State Operating Budget, House Bill 64, and is a program that was established as...

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Ending Welfare As We Knew It

Ending Welfare As We Knew It John R. Corlett, President and Executive Director and Rose Frech, former Research Fellow August 18, 2016 August 22nd will mark the 20th anniversary of the passage of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act (PRWORA) in 1996. When the law was passed by Congress and signed by then‐President...

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Human Services 101: A Straightforward Guide to the Social Services in Ohio

Human Services 101: A Straightforward Guide to the Social Services in Ohio By The Center for Community Solutions June, 2016 Welcome to Human Services 101: A Straightforward Guide to the Social Services in Ohio. Our goal is to provide easy-to-understand, yet comprehensive, information on the social service systems that help Ohioans. Social services are crucial...

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Aging Ohio: The Impact of Demographic Change on State Fiscal Policy

Aging Ohio: The Impact of Demographic Change on State Fiscal Policy By Jon Honeck, Senior Fellow Matt Bird, Public Policy Assistant Regionomics LLC October 22, 2014 Prepared with support from The Cleveland Foundation Executive Summary Ohio will undergo an unprecedented demographic transformation over the next 20 years. By 2035, seniors—people age 65 or older—will comprise nearly...

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