Monthly Archive: August, 2008

New Streetvibes Hits the Streets on Friday

The September edition of Streetvibes will hit the streets on Friday. Stories include: A Sweeping Change: A look back at the bridge sweeps of 2003 and how police now work with homeless advocates… Continue reading

Gated Communities for the Homeless

Shelters are full and the underpasses sealed off The summer months typically find fewer people staying at Cincinnati’s homeless shelters – but not this year. The usual seasonal decline can sometimes be attributed… Continue reading

COHHIO Raises Awareness About Payday Lenders

Payday lenders are circulating petitions that are misleading voters into signing their petition.  The follow video, produced by the Coalition on Housing and Homelessness in Ohio. The video explains how those who were… Continue reading

Dayton Man Killed While He Sleeps

A Dayton man, who was homeless was killed last Saturday while he slept just off of Interstate 75. The man has been identified as Floyd E. Drummond. Drummond’s niece says he and another… Continue reading

Paid Sick Days*** Update

As you read in the August Streetvibes, Ohioans for Healthy Families Coalition is working to add a referendum to the November 4 ballot that would require employers with 25 or more employees to… Continue reading

An Excess of Good Deeds

An article from the current Streetvibes regarding social service agencies in “impacted” areas. Article by Gregory Flannery. Over-the-Rhine has too many people trying to help other people, according to a resolution passed last… Continue reading

Ethics and Manners

Streetvibes is a publication of the Greater Cincinnati Coalition for the Homeless (GCCH), a non-profit advocacy organization. This relationship sometimes generates interesting questions of journalistic ethics. Later this month GCCH will conduct a… Continue reading

New Streetvibes Today

Check out the newly redesigned August Streetvibes which comes out today. Check out articles regarding the sick leave referendum and what that would mean for low wage workers and their employers. Greg Flannery… Continue reading