Sep 24, 2012

Number of welfare recipients continues to fall in Ohio

The Toledo Blade published an excellent article on Monday, Sept. 24 that looked at Ohio's welfare program. In the article, experts from around the state discuss how a large number of people have been removed from Ohio's cash assistance program due to the work requirements. The article also looks at the national debate over potential changes to welfare work requirements, and how the requirements are implemented in Ohio. Click here to read the article.

Sep 20, 2012

WOSU Radio program discusses poverty and drugs in Appalachia

The WOSU Radio program, "All Sides with Ann Fisher," presented a discussion on "The Intersection of Poverty and Drugs in Appalachia," on Wednesday, Sept. 19. The program featured author and Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Julia Keller, Portsmouth Counseling Center Director Ed Hughes, and Athens County Job and Family Services Director Jack Frech.

To watch or listen to the podcast online, or for more information on the program, click here.