Transportation costs are a barrier for many people who rely on public transit to get to literacy tutoring and job training. Nonprofits like Seeds of Literacy provide limited bus passes to those who need it, but the organizations – and RTA – face funding challenges.
Demand for mental health and addiction services skyrocketed across Ohio during the pandemic. Behavioral health providers, already strained by a decade of sharply increased demand, are struggling to keep up.
The ADAMHS Board removed the word ‘racism’ from its anti-racist declaration, replacing it with the word ‘discrimination.’ The board’s chair initiated the change, saying, “There is only one race — that’s the human race.”