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Community Solutions’ work and experts are regularly covered by national, state and local print, broadcast and online media. Reporters and editors depend on Community Solutions as a source of reliable data and sound, nonpartisan, data-driven analyses of critical community issues. Our staff members are available to submit opinion editorials to newspapers and or to appear as experts on radio and television programs. We can also provide journalists with background information on important community issues and connect them with other sources of information.

See selected media coverage that uses our research and analysis listed below.

April 2022

The Hannah Report highlighted Senior Fellow Loren Anthes Advocates for Ohio’s Future’s Ohio COVID Recovery Coalition: Public Health Emergency Unwind session in “Advocates Scout Potential Pitfalls of End to Federal Pandemic Emergency” (4/25/22)

Cleveland.com published Associate Director Emily Campbell’s Op-Ed “Communities that are healthy for aging are healthy for all ages: Emily Campbell” (4/24/22)

Cleveland.com mentioned President and Executive Director John Corlett and cited data from his piece, Greater Cleveland Area Organizations Seek to Build Human Capital Through Ohio’s Capital Budget, in “Birth center aimed at Black infant, maternal mortality among Cuyahoga County social services requests in Ohio capital budget” (4/15/22)

The Columbus Dispatch interviewed Senior Fellow Loren Anthes for their piece “More than 400,000 Ohioans at risk of losing Medicaid coverage this summer as COVID emergency ends” (4/18/22)

The State of Ohio’s host Karen Kasler and President and Executive Director John Corlett discussed how the end of the public health emergency would affect the state’s Medicaid program in “Early Voting Moves On, Cities Fight Netflix & Hulu In Court, Pandemic End Means Medicaid Change” (4/15/22)

Statehouse News Bureau mentioned Community Solutions in their piece “Democrats warn many Medicaid recipients in Ohio could lose coverage soon” (4/14/22)

Statehouse News Bureau quoted President and Executive Director John Corlett in “Advocates worry new law could lead to vulnerable Ohioans being kicked off Medicaid” (4/12/22)

ideastream public media cited data from Community Solutions factsheets, Cleveland Neighborhoods and Wards, in their piece “Cleveland’s North Collinwood residents dismayed, angry and worried about Dave’s Market closure” (4/7/22)

The Hannah Report featured Community Solutions Board Member Senior Minister Rev. Tim Ahrens in “‘Divisive Concepts’ Bill Would Hinder Minority Health Efforts, Advocates Say” (4/7/22)

March 2022

3 WKYC Studios mentioned President and Executive Director John Corlett in their piece “Watch: United Way of Greater Cleveland’s ‘Community Conversation’ focuses on implication of limiting critical race theory” (3/31/22)

Cleveland.com cited data from Community Solutions blog post, What’s Going on with ARPA in Greater Cleveland?, in “Cleveland No. 8 in U.S. for federal stimulus cash at $512M; here’s how much other Ohio cities are getting” (3/31/22)

Cleveland 19 News mentioned President and Executive Director John Corlett in their piece “United Way holds discussion on limiting critical race theory and its effect on education” (3/31/22)

Cleveland.com mentioned Community Solutions in their piece “Mayor Justin Bibb seeks to create Center for Economic Recovery, where outside strategists would help guide Cleveland’s use of historic federal aid” (3/28/22)

Cleveland.com Op-Ed cited data from Community Solutions blog post, Cleveland ranks 1-2-3 in poverty, in “When others see Cleveland as ‘poorest, most miserable’ city, I see its great promise: Justice B. Hill” (3/25/22)

Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland cited data from Community Solutions’ report,  Ohio working families face benefit cliffs and plateaus, in “When Benefits Cliffs Turn Raises into Penalties, Local and National Efforts Help Workers and Employers Navigate Options” (3/23/22)

Public News Service interviewed Health Equity Fellow Hope Lane-Gavin for their piece “OH Study Makes Case for Online WIC Program” (3/23/22)

Statehouse News Bureau’s Karen Kasler interviewed Director of Advocates for Ohio’s Future Kelsey Bergfeld for her piece “Groups will be listening to State of the State for hints on how Ohio will spend billions” (3/22/22)

The Columbus Dispatch quoted Senior Fellow Loren Anthes in their piece “As Ohio hospital systems merge, what does that mean for patients?” (3/16/22)

Northern Ohio Physician published Senior Fellow Loren Anthes’ piece “Vaccination Efforts in Ohio have Saved Medicaid Millions” (3/14/22)

Cleveland.com published Senior Fellow Loren Anthes’ guest column “Ohio’s Medicaid quality problem can be solved with collaboration: Loren Anthes” (3/13/22)

News 5 Cleveland’s Danita Harris featured Community and Equity Senior Fellow Zulma Zabala in her piece “Dress for Success honors Zuma Zabala for her role in empowering women in Cleveland” (3/11/22)

The Morning Journal mentioned Community Solutions consulting project with Lorain County Office on Aging in “Lorain County senior citizens show gaps through needs assessment” (3/9//22)

BMC Public Health published a study that cited data from Community Solutions’ Cleveland Neighborhood Fact Sheets in “A nutrition and lifestyle-focused shared medical appointment in a resource-challenged community setting: a mixed-methods study” (3/7/22)

ideastream Public Media cited data from Community Solutions’ graphic report, Racial Disparities in Cleveland, in “Clevelanders struggle to get help with utility bills” (3/3/22)

February 2022

The Land cited data from Community Solutions’ graphic report, Racial Disparities in Cleveland, in “Cuyahoga County ADAMHS Board puts “racism” back in health declaration after public backlash” (2/23/22)

Public News Service quoted Fellow William Tarter, Jr. in “Calls for Ohio to Make Public Planning Process for Remaining ARPA Dollars” (2/21/22)

Crain’s Cleveland Business quoted Health Equity Fellow Hope Lane-Gavin in “How Northeast Ohio’s colleges are working to combat food insecurity” (2/19/22)

WBNS-10TV’s Brittany Bailey and Health Equity Fellow Hope Lane-Gavin discussed racial disparities in healthcare in “Survey highlights racial disparities in Ohio’s healthcare systems” (2/18/22)

Cleveland Business Journal cited data from Community Solutions’ City of Cleveland Ward Fact Sheets in “Townhomes in Cleveland’s Ohio City neighborhood get approval” (2/18/22)

Columbus Messenger cited data from a WBNS-10TV interview featuring Associate Director Emily Campbell in “County provides funding for tax assistance” (2/15/22)

Crain’s Cleveland Business’ Mark Sniderman cited data from Community Solutions’ blog post, Cleveland is now the poorest big city in the country, in “Personal View: It’s time to start kidding around with economic development” (2/13/22)

Cleveland.com interviewed Health Equity Fellow Hope Lane and mentioned Community Solutions’ piece, Acknowledging Ohio’s history of lynching: The Community Remembrance Project, in “Unknown’ no more: The story of Cleveland’s only documented lynching victim, chased and killed in 1911 after stealing cherries from West Side orchard” (2/12/22)

Crain’s Cleveland Business’ Kim Palmer mentioned Senior Fellow Zulma Zabala in “Ohio’s tax revenues keep beating estimates; gambling venues post record for January” (2/8/22)

The Land’s Michael Indriolo interviewed Senior Fellow Loren Anthes for his piece “Community partnerships key to upping Cleveland’s vax rate” (2/8/22)

Capitol Letter mentioned Senior Fellow Zulma Zabala in “On The Move” (2/8/22)

The Land’s Michael Indriolo cited data from Community Solutions’ report, Racial Disparities in Cleveland, in “County ADAMHS board backtracks on ‘racism is a public health crisis’ declaration” (2/7/22)

WBNS-10TV interviewed Associate Director Emily Campbell for their piece “Are you eligible to claim the child tax credit? How Ohioans have benefited” (2/1/22)

January 2022

Cleveland.com published President and Executive Director’s John Corlett Op-Ed “SNAP can help Ohio lower Medicaid costs: John R. Corlett” (1/30/22)

Ohio Capital Journal quoted Senior Fellow Loren Anthes in their piece “Errors, deception preceded deadly nursing home covid outbreaks, inspections show” (1/25/22)

Sound of Ideas’ Rick Jackson discussed American Rescue Plan funding with Director of the Greater Cleveland ARP Council Kate Warren on “Cleveland Jewish community reacts to synagogue attack in Texas” (1/25/22)

Cleveland.com mentioned Community Solutions’ report, Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library Impact Report 2021, in “Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library leads to higher kindergarten readiness in Cleveland, report finds” (1/24/22)

Mt. Sinai Health Foundation Newsletter mentioned Community Solutions report, Ohio’s tobacco master settlement agreement: History, lessons learned and considerations for Ohio, in “As Opioid Settlement is Reached, a Look Back on a Mt. Sinai-funded Report on Lessons Learned from Tobacco” (1/18/22)

The Hannah Report cited data from Community Solutions blog post, New Data Shows Ohio Children at Lowest Poverty Rate in 20 Years, in “Poverty Rate of Ohio Children Reaches Lowest Levels in Two Decades, Census Data Shows” (1/17/22)

Capitol Letter mentioned Director of the Greater Cleveland ARP Council Kate Warren in “On The Move” (1/13/22)

The Hannah Report mentioned Director of the Greater Cleveland ARP Council Kate Warren in “CCS Appoints Kate Warren Director of Greater Cleveland ARP Council” (1/12/22)

Crain’s Cleveland Business featured Director of the Greater Cleveland ARP Council Kate Warren in “Council monitoring flow of federal funds gets a director” (1/12/22)

Public News Service featured Associate Director and Community Solutions’ piece, New Data Shows Ohio Children at Lowest Poverty Rate in 20 Years, in “Data Reveals Promising Drop in Ohio Child Poverty” (1/4/22)

December 2021

The Columbus Dispatch published Public Policy & External Affairs Associate Hope Lane co-authored Op-Ed “Opinion: Ohio College students should not have to rack up debt to avoid going hungry. They need help.” (12/21/21)

Cleveland.com published Director of Public Policy and Advocacy Tara Britton’s Op-Ed “Once-disastrous Public Service Loan Forgiveness program gets a revamp: Tara Britton” (12/19/21)

Cleveland Public Library’s Next 400 Digital Roundtable with WOIO 19’s Chris Tanaka hosted President and Executive Director John Corlett for their discussion “Fighting poverty in northeast Ohio #TheNext400” (12/15/21)

Gongwer mentioned Advocates for Ohio’s Future in their piece “Advocates Seek More Federal Aid For Human Services” (12/13/21)

The Hannah Report mentioned Advocates for Ohio’s Future’s Director Kelsey Bergfeld in “Human Services, Arts Advocates Say ARPA Funding Urgently Needed” (12/13/21)

Cleveland Jewish News mentioned Community Solutions Mt. Sinai Health Foundation grant awards in “Mt. Sinai Health Foundation awards $4.6M, concluding 2021 grantmaking” (12/10/21)

Spectrum News mentioned AIDS Funding Collaborative in “Cleveland City Council announces new leadership” (12/7/21)

The Land’s Michael Indriolo interviewed Senior Fellow Loren Anthes for their piece “New mobile clinics aim to tear down barriers to quality healthcare” (12/7/21)

ThirdSpace Action Lab December newsletter included Community Solutions’ Dear Mayor piece, Dear Mayor, Many of Our Babies are Dying Before Their First Birthday. How Will You Help Change This?, in “More Soul Food” (12/2/21)

ideastream Public Media mentioned Research Fellow Kate Warren in “Justin Bibb names Cleveland mayoral transition advisors, seeks applicants for top city jobs” (12/1/21)

November 2021

Statehouse News interviewed Senior Fellow Loren Anthes for their piece “Advocates push for changes to Ohio’s HIV-related laws, noting coronavirus has changed state policies” (11/30/21)

Spectrum News 1 cited data from Community Solutions blog, Cleveland is now the poorest big city in the country, in “Two or­ga­ni­za­tions work to curb child poverty in Cleveland” (11/20/21)

Cleveland 19 News interviewed Applied Research Fellow Emily Muttillo for their piece “A revival for Hough: Cleveland neighborhood moves forward despite rough past” (11/18/21)

Dayton Daily News quoted Senior Fellow Loren Anthes in “Average health insurance family premiums grew 4% to $22K this year” (11/12/21)

The Repository mentioned Community Solutions research, McGregor PACE Program Demonstrates Success of Community-Based Alternative for Older Ohioans at Greater Risk of Contracting COVID-19, in “Letter to the editor: Ohioans need expanded PACE” (11/11/21)

Crain’s Cleveland Business’ Lydia Coutré mentioned Community Solutions’ participation in the launch of a community-led nonprofit newsroom in “Local coalition, American Journalism Project to launch nonprofit Cleveland newsroom” (11/9/21)

ideastream public media’s Jenny Hamel mentioned Community Solutions’ funding support of a community-led nonprofit newsroom in “Cleveland Foundation to help launch a community-led nonprofit newsroom in 2022” (11/9/21)

Editor & Publisher Magazine mentioned Community Solutions in “Local coalition, working with American Journalism Project, raises over $5.8M to launch nonprofit newsroom in Cleveland” (11/9/21)

WBNS-10TV interviewed Senior Fellow Loren Anthes for their piece, “Are hospital systems following price transparency rules?” (11/8/21)

Cleveland.com published Research Associate Alex Dorman’s Op-Ed “Neighborhood data should inform agenda of Cleveland’s new mayor: Alex Dorman” (11/7/21)

ideastream public media cited data from Community Solutions’ report, Cuyahoga County: Preparing for an Aging Future, in “Cleveland-area senior programs aim to decrease social isolation” (11/2/21)

October 2021

The Hannah Report featured Community Solutions blog post, Voters in more than half of Ohio counties will see health and human services levies on their ballots in November, in “53 Health, Human Service Issues on Local Ballots around State” (10/29/21)

Cleveland 19 News interviewed Applied Research Fellow Emily Muttillo for their piece “How Old Brooklyn continues fight against crime, food insecurity amid neighborhood growth” (10/28/21)

Cleveland.com featured data from Community Solutions’ Cleveland Neighborhood fact sheets for their piece “Top 10 Cleveland neighborhoods by median household income” (10/27/21)

Cleveland 19 News used data from Community Solutions’ Cleveland Neighborhood fact sheets for their piece “As newcomers move in, Old Brooklyn homeowners weigh in on neighborhood housing” (10/19/21)

Patch.com featured Community Solutions annual event, Celebration of Human Services, in “2021 Virtual Celebration – The Center for Community Solutions” (10/19/21)

Capitol Monitor mentioned Director of Communications Patti Carlyle in On The Move(10/19/21)

ideastream public media interviewed President and Executive Director John Corlett for their piece “Should Cleveland and Cuyahoga County merge the health departments?” (10/18/21)

The Undefeated’s Dwayne Bray quoted Associate Director Emily Campbell and cited data from Community Solutions’ Cleveland Neighborhood fact sheets in “Victim No. 79: America’s homicide crisis claimed my childhood friend” (10/18/21)

WBNS-10TV Clay Gordon and Senior Fellow Loren Anthes discussed the impact of vaccine mandates in “Businesses wait for federal regulations on vaccine mandates” (10/18/21)

Public News Service interviewed Research Associate Alex Dorman and cited Community Solutions’ piece, New Survey Shows Nearly 80 Percent of Ohio Households Struggled to Make Ends Meet during the Pandemic: What Has Helped?, in “Report: Pandemic Assistance Programs a Lifeline for Ohioans” (10/13/21)

Capitol Letter mentioned Community Solutions’ The Award for Outstanding Public Service Award in Honor of John A. Begala winners The Honorable Mike DeWine, governor of the State of Ohio, and Maureen Corcoran, Ohio’s Medicaid director in “On The Move” (10/12/21)

Patch.com featured Community Solutions’ 2021 Medicaid Institute in their event calendar “2021 Medicaid Institute – The Center for Community Solutions” (10/8/21)

Cleveland.com quoted Community Solutions’ friend and colleague Director of Advocates for Ohio’s Future Kelsey Bergfeld and mentioned her event, AOF Media Event, in “Advocates, nonprofits urge Ohio to prioritize stimulus spending on health and human services” (10/8/21)

Cleveland.com interviewed Public Policy & External Affairs Associate Hope Lane for their piece “To fight maternal mortality, Ohio Medicaid to extend women’s coverage to 12 months after they deliver babies” (10/7/21)