February 5th, 2018|Comments Off on Family homelessness overlooked by community
The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County hosted a panel of speakers from organizations that aim to end homelessness in Cincinnati on Saturday. Speakers included Kevin Finn, president of Strategies to End Homelessness; Jessy Lyons, [...]
January 19th, 2018|Comments Off on Who is Homeless in Cincinnati?
Our goal is to prevent as many people as possible in Cincinnati and Hamilton County from becoming homeless. We aim to provide high-quality assistance to those who are homeless, and provide solutions to homelessness through [...]
January 16th, 2018|Comments Off on COLUMN: Here’s something new we could try to help our homeless neighbors
As complicated a problem as homelessness is, Susan Schiller has a pretty simple idea about how to solve it. “If our moms had jobs, they wouldn’t be homeless,” said Schiller, the executive director of Bethany [...]
January 11th, 2018|Comments Off on Murals with a Message
“Faces of Homelessness” | 1225 Vine St., Over-the Rhine: This four-story mural on the side of the Recovery Hotel for homeless addicts marks ArtWorks’ second collaboration with Brooklyn-based stencil artists ICY + SOT.
January 5th, 2018|Comments Off on After Ken Martin’s death, should Greater Cincinnati be doing more to help our homeless people?
CINCINNATI -- Those who knew Ken Martin describe him as a gentleman with a ready smile who managed to stay positive, even during his toughest times. For his friends, that warmth and kindness made Martin’s lonely [...]
December 28th, 2017|Comments Off on Byron McCauley: On cold night homeless man died, 100 beds were available
Hamilton County and the city of Cincinnati were already committed to tackling the complicated issue of homelessness, but things shifted into high gear around the time a 48-year-old homeless woman named Joann Burton was run [...]
December 28th, 2017|Comments Off on Plenty of beds available in homeless shelters, agency head says
There was no shortage of beds in shelters in the frigid pre-dawn hours when Ken Martin died this week, said the head of local agencies working on behalf of the city's homeless. The problem is getting [...]
December 27th, 2017|Comments Off on Advocates blame cold, lack of city facility for homeless man’s death
Slightly before 6 a.m. the morning after Christmas Day, police responded to a report of an unconscious, homeless man at the Government Square bus stop. Kenneth Martin, 55, was dead when Cincinnati Police and fire arrived. [...]