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EcO Network brings awareness of resources, services for Latino population

The Republic Shelby Mullis 4/12/19   Latinos made up about 5.8 percent of Columbus’ total population in 2010, according to the 2010 U.S. Census. That’s 2,575 people out of Columbus’ then-population of 44,085. In conjunction with a public equity forum Thursday, the EcO Attainment Network hosted a resource gathering at Zaharako’s Ice Cream Parlor where local organizations and institutions were invited to share resources to help serve the city’s Latino population more effectively and efficiently. The purpose of the event [...]

Organizations host conversation about community ‘equity’

The Republic By Andy East 4/12/19   Community residents were asked if they really understood why diversity, inclusion, racial justice and equity are important to a community during a session sponsored by The United Way of Bartholomew County, along with several other organizations. The event, “Understanding and Building Equity in Community,” was at The Commons in downtown Columbus Thursday presented by the National Equity Project, an Oakland, California-based non-profit that seeks to help communities achieve equity for historically under-served populations [...]

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