“IT’S LOOKS GOOD, STOP COMPLAINING!”

From the Director By: Josh Spring LSW, Executive Director   I cannot begin to tell you how many times we have heard people say of Washington Park or the three blocks of Vine… Continue reading

PLACES TO GO, PEOPLE TO SEE

By Dylan Speeg My wife needed a break today so I took our toddler to the museum to expose my daughter some culture while wearing her out. Little did I know I would… Continue reading

LIVING GREEN IN CINCINNATI

By Mimi Rook Community Gardens: A Solution to Food Deserts Earlier this year, Cincinnati City Council member Laure Quinlivan began an effort to send mobile produce trucks into Camp Washington, Fairmount, Avondale, Westwood,… Continue reading

SEIU JANITORS DEMAND FAIR WAGES

By Justin Jeffre SEIU local 1 rallied on Fountain Square and then marched to the 5/3 building to demand better treatment for their janitors. Fifth Third Bancorp has recaptured its spot as the… Continue reading

REV. JESSE JACKSON AT THE ROCKDALE BAPTIST CHURCH

By Justin Jeffre On October 9th Rev. Jessie Jackson spoke at the Rockdale church in Avondale. The civil rights leader spoke about voter suppression. He said it is important for people to vote… Continue reading

THE COLUMBUS CONTROVERSY

By Dan La Botz We in the United States celebrate Columbus Day mostly because of the enormous immigration of Italians that took place in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Some 4.1… Continue reading

From the Director: Rallies, Marches and Protests Work!

By: Josh Spring LSW, Executive Director Movement. Struggle. Sometimes we hear criticism for having rallies, marches and protests. Some people will say, “Oh why are you doing that, it doesn’t work anymore, times… Continue reading

Screenings of the documentary Street Paper are coming to Cincinnati

  Street Paper takes the viewer inside the lives of Nashville’s homeless population through street newspaper, The Contributor. This documentary offers a unique look into the lives of the founders, distributors and writers… Continue reading

From the Director: Lawsuit!

By: Josh Spring LSW, Executive Director Lawsuits are a tool in our movement to fight homelessness. This Saturday, August 18th, marks two yearssince the Metropole Tenant Association filed federal suit against 3CDC, the… Continue reading

From the Editor: Streetvibes Needs You!

Dear faithful readers: It is truly an honor to now officially be the Editor of this important institution. As veteran journalist Bill Moyers said, “The news business is killing journalism.” That is why… Continue reading