Ohio Land Exchange Program to Help Shrinking Ohio Cities
What happens when people pack up and leave cities, abandoning their land and structures previously used to house their businesses? The Ohio Land Exchange plans to address exactly that. Starting with Lima, Ohio, the program hopes to encourage stake-holders interested in more space to negotiate and share structures in the city, and ultimately turn those tax deficiencies into productive lands.
Girls Circle Project Hopes to Empower Young Girls
Anna Lunsford grew up with her father and brother. She played with boys' toys and didn't have many girl friends, or a strong female figure to look up to. Now, she is hoping to be that role model for young girls in Columbus as a part of the Girls Circle Project at Ohio State.
Ghana Sustainable Change Program Aims to “Do Something Real”
Imagine wandering around in the jungles of West Africa searching for water. For Kimberly Burton, assistant professor of practice in the Knowlton School's City and Regional Planning Section and the program coordinator for Ghana Sustainable Change, that's just a part of her job.
Positive Economic Impact in Appalachia
Over the course of a decade, the Endeavor Center has helped local businesses create more than 2,500 jobs and retain 10,000 more, adding to the local community almost $200 million of direct economic activity.