United Way of Greater Cincinnati

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The chair of the United Way of Greater Cincinnati is stepping down. Julia Poston's resignation comes days after the organization parted ways with its new CEO in a dispute that included allegations of discrimination and hostile working conditions.

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With the midterm election just days away, campaigns make their final push to win over voters as national political figures crisscross Ohio stumping for their candidates. An estimated 1.2 million absentee ballots have been requested by Ohio voters. More than 700,000 absentee ballots have already been cast.

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The United Way of Greater Cincinnati and CEO Michael Johnson jointly announced Wednesday they recently resolved the matter between them and will be parting ways on friendly terms.

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According to American Community Survey estimates recently released by the U.S. Census Bureau, Cincinnati had one of the biggest poverty rate increases among America's largest cities over the last decade. In 2017, Cincinnati's poverty rate was 27.7 percent, up 4.2 points from 2007.

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Residents, council members, and community and religious leaders assembled at Fountain Square Friday afternoon for a vigil honoring the victims and honoring the heroes of Thursday's fatal shooting at Fifth Third Center. 

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When Michael Johnson stepped into the role as the next President and CEO of the United Way of Greater Cincinnati, he also stepped out into the community. He met with people living in a homeless camp downtown. Next, he will host pop-up community events to find out more about the issues facing neighbors living in each of the counties the United Way serves.

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The United Way of Greater Cincinnati is selecting a Wisconsin non-profit leader to be its next president and CEO.

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The Shift, a United Way of Greater Cincinnati initiative in partnership with Design Impact, is a three-month idea incubator and social innovation challenge to shift efforts to support creativity, collaboration and change in our community using a fast-paced, design-driven startup model.