Category: Social Justice

Local groups join new national antisemitism campaign

The Jewish Federation of Cincinnati and Jewish Community Relations Council have joined the Foundation to Combat Antisemitism as an official partner of #StandUpToJewishHate, a new national campaign to mobilize all Americans — especially non-Jews — to combat antisemitism by using the blue square emoji as a unifying symbol of support.

Using golf to reach at-risk kids

Ron Dumas, who uses golf to build stronger futures for at-risk children, received the 2023 Greater Cincinnati Jefferson Award for outstanding community service, part of the national Jefferson Award program that is known as the Nobel Prize for community service.

UC, Caracole make drug impact

New research from the University of Cincinnati, in partnership with local nonprofit Caracole, shows a self-service vending machine filled with harm reduction supplies such as naloxone helped prevent overdoses and contributed to Hamilton County’s overdose deaths decreasing in 2021.