The demand for community-based health care services is high in Ohio. According to 2011 data from the US Department of Health and Human Services, community health centers in Ohio served nearly 500,000 patients who visited them nearly four times/year on average. About 75% are uninsured or on Medicaid. To help expand community health care services [...]
Posts Tagged ‘economic challenges’
Through a three-month internship arrangement with the Columbus International Program, I am working in the U.S. as a visiting journalist from Argentina. For the last few weeks, you’ve probably seen my work on increasing Finance Fund’s social media connections. As a nonprofit, a strong digital and online presence can create a strong online community among [...]
On February 19th I participated in a conference call in which senior Treasury officials provided remarks preceding a press release and fact sheet further supporting the inclusion of a New Markets Tax Credit program extension for 2010 & 2011 in the President’s proposed budget. “As part of the Administration’s strategy to restore prosperity and create [...]
Driving through many neighborhoods across the state of Ohio is more like driving through ghost towns. Vacant, abandoned properties litter the once-thriving communities, reminding passers-by of the crisis facing us all and the disparity of resource allocation in our country. As the Wall Street Journal recently reported, more than 1.5 million properties received a foreclosure [...]
Jim was recently selected to sit on the Board of Directors for the CDFI Coalition, a national organization representing community development institutions across the country. These institutions are certified CDFIs by the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Fund.