While considering an investment in technology education, we got to know the leadership at Code Nation over the course of many months and many conversations. But one conversation stuck out. “In 15 years people are going to fall into two buckets,” one of the organization’s senior leaders told us during a visit to our office.
“Decision education” is a foreign phrase and concept for most of us. We teach students how to read and write and complete math problems. But, by and large, we don’t teach them how to make decisions, which is unfortunate, because decisions impact every aspect of our lives. Decision education is being applied in various ways
Kids & Community Partners views its work as non-profit investing – meaning we calculate a return on investment based on the value we’re bringing to under-resourced children and youth. That calculation takes into account more than 35 different outcomes that we believe pull kids out of generational poverty. And one thing our research and data
DAYTON, OH – The non-profit arm of a local real estate investment firm is partnering with one of the country’s top psychiatric hospitals on a Dayton-based groundbreaking research project aimed at understanding the biologic link between childhood hardships and mental disorders. The study, dubbed the Connor-McLean Healthy Kids Development Program, is a combined effort of
On the south side of Columbus, in a low-income neighborhood, is an early education and child care program that this year celebrates its 100th anniversary. But the work being done within its walls has little to do with the traditional 4-year-old nursery school model. Quite the contrary. The work being done in recent years at
Hospital launches partnership, innovative mental health program
After the storm As Hurricane Dorian slammed the Bahamas in 2019, The Connor Group sprang into action once again asking, “How can we help?” Kids & Community associate Chip Faruki immediately began formulating a strategy. He reached out to Matthew 25: Ministries – a Cincinnati-based nonprofit that specializes in disaster relief. Together, they devised a
A Burden Lifted Casey Petrae is an achiever. Senior class vice-president, prom king, active in volunteer work, leader of the school spirit squad, works part-time during the school year, full-time during the summer. He’s shown so much responsibility and maturity beyond his years that his classmates in Vandalia Butler’s class of 2019 nicknamed him the