Edwins Leadership and Restaurant Institute, an organization that helps those formerly incarcerated, has seen a 60 enrollment increase and is now expanding to facilities all over the country with the use of closed circuit tablets.
In June of 2020, the city of Cleveland declared racism a public health crisis. City Councilman Blaine Griffin introduced the resolution. Aside from formally declaring racism a public health crisis, the resolution also created a working group to promote racial equality.
Traditionally, people who give large sums of money for the common good have been called philanthropists. Therein lies the problem: being defined by one standard and not always giving credit where credit is due.
19 News is looking at Ohio's organ donor registry. Lifebanc says there's a huge need for more African Americans, and other persons of color, to sign up to be donors. Candice Monore knows first-hand the power of organ transplants.
Israel Tabler was just 11 years old when he was first sent to juvenile detention. He said he was “really just getting in trouble with school” in the beginning. Tabler was first charged with truancy. At 24, he’s just finished a six-year prison sentence as an adult for aggravated robbery.
When 19 News embarked on its hallmark social and racial justice initiative, “The Next 400,” an advisory council was formed. The purpose of the council was to bring together community leaders and stakeholders to guide the decision making, offer advice and insight and audit the quality of reporting.