Human trafficking is a big issue in our country and that is the reason why The Youth Pages Toledo app was created. The app is geared towards children and teenagers because they are most vulnerable to human trafficking. It provides information about the warning signs of human trafficking, including drug abuse, homelessness or runaway status and control by a boyfriend or other individual.
The Cincinnati area can cheer on for a local in the 2015 Special Olympics World Games, which begins this Saturday in Los Angeles.
Danielle Blakeney, 24, of Erlanger in Northern Kentucky will compete with 7,000 athletes from 177 countries in this global celebration of skill, courage, teamwork and joy.
When Robin Martin moved to Cincinnati in 2007, she noticed that most of the people in the placed she frequented didn’t look like her, she said in an opinion piece to The Cincinnati Enquirer on Monday, July 20.
“Cincinnati is the most segregated city I’ve lived in.” she wrote, citing her time in New Orleans, California and Houston. “It doesn’t have to be, though.”
This Wednesday, July 15, former Auschwitz guard Oskar Gröning was sentenced to four years in prison for being an accessory to the deaths of 300,000 people in “what could be one of the last big Holocaust trials.” The 94-year-old German has been on trial in the northern German city of Lüneburg
On July 9, 1868, the 14th Amendment to the Constitution was ratified, granting citizenship and its benefits to “all persons born or naturalized in the United States” – a right that was previously denied to formerly enslaved persons.
AUGUST 8, 2015
The Cincinnati Human Relations Commission (CHRC), National Underground Railroad Freedom Center (NURFC) and Cincinnati-Hamilton County Community Action Agency (CAA) are co-sponsoring the “Bridges to Cross: Building Bridges” commemorative march across the John A. Roebling Suspension Bridge beginning at 9 a.m. to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
LOCATION: ESCAPE GALLERY, SECOND FLOOR
Come and interact with a freedom hero from the past! Visitors will be able to watch a live re-enactor telling their story and ask them questions during this experience.