Community Stories

Investing in Resident Leadership

We believe it is time for a new approach to building community. For too long, individuals in our community have been seen solely as people in need. With each new initiative or project, people are offered a service to meet their needs, but when the service goes away, families are left
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Spring Kick-off in the LPH Community Gardens

While it’s still a little chilly outside in Cincinnati, at Community Matters, we are excited to know that Spring is just around the corner! Spring symbolizes so many positive moments for us, including plenty of sunshine and more opportunities to connect with our neighbors in Low
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ACE Matters

Ambassadors for Community and Education (ACE) Matters is a new group of young professionals dedicated to supporting both Community Matters and Education Matters. ACE strives to build into future leaders by offering networking opportunities, supporting career development, and offering
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Welcome, Tracy

Community Matters was excited to welcome Tracy Gulleman to our team as the Program Coordinator for the Opportunity Hub! Tracy started back in the Fall (right in the middle of our busy event and holiday season) and jumped right in getting to know neighbors in Lower Price Hill. Tracy ha
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A Big Thanks for An Evening in Lower Price Hill

On Saturday, November 18th, Community Matters and Education Matters hosted our annual winter gala, An Evening in Lower Price Hill, sponsored by Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati, Ross, Sinclaire & Associates, and Strauss Troy, Attorneys at Law. More than 200 guests joined us for th
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Become a Community Grandparent

Community Matters is partnering with the United Way to develop a pilot project called Community Grandparents. We are looking for mentors to share skills and donate time to low income parents in Lower Price Hill. Time commitment is flexible and up to you! We will match you with someone
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Meet Steven

Meet Steven. He’s one of two friendly faces on duty at the Washing Well helping to ensure that residents in Lower Price Hill (and beyond) have access to safe, affordable laundry. In addition to raising his 3 sons, he works as a security guard at Oyler School and is the Head Coac
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12 hours, 80 people, and a 3000 pound log

By: Josie Watson, volunteer and Sassafras garden designer On July 28th I spent the day in Lower Price Hill. Working alongside horticulturists from the Cincinnati Zoo, staff from Community Matters and 80+ volunteers from P&G, the empty lots of 650 and 652 Neave St. were transformed
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Collaboration Hits a Home Run

This summer, Community Matters was blessed to be a part of a powerful collaboration of Cincinnati icons, the Cincinnati Reds, Procter and Gamble, and the Cincinnati Zoo. This collaboration created three new community spaces in Lower Price Hill, created two new partnerships, and invest
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