Community Stories

Kimmi’s Story: A Follow-up

Two years ago, WCPO featured a story on life-long Lower Price Hill resident, Kimmi Washburn. The story talked about Kimmi’s journey as a young mom who worked hard to graduate at the top of her class from Oyler School, obtain her associate’s degree, and find meaningful work
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LPH Thrives: Kimmi, Brandon & Haylee

Vibrant, affordable housing is critical for the Lower Price Hill community. Learn more about Kimmi’s commitment to living in Lower Price Hill and how Community Matters continues to work with her family to build a thriving community. Special thanks to our partners and neighbors a
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Thriving Together

Growing up, I was a statistic. I was a number that people talked about to show I fit into a “needy” category. I was a low-income, pregnant 16-year-old in a bad living situation who had lost her father and support system. I was not sure where I would end up, but I knew I wanted to crea
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Investment at Our Doorstep

Read our full 2017-2018 Annual Report here. Over the past several years, we have talked a lot about poverty in Cincinnati, with new studies highlighting the deep disparities in our city. In Lower Price Hill, we were not surprised by the findings: poverty governs our daily lives. It ha
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Join us on 11/17 for An Evening in Lower Price Hill

You’re invited to spend an evening with us in Lower Price Hill celebrating stories of home as told by our neighbors. Event includes complimentary valet, dinner, dessert, open bar, live entertainment, grand raffle, and silent & balloon auctions. Cocktail attire is recommended
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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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