Toledo’s made better by the people in it. Here are some movers and shakers who made the kind of impact of 2017 that will make our 2018 the best year yet.
Submitted to us from the ACLU of Ohio, in the words of the author, Mike Brickner (Senior Policy Director, ACLU of Ohio): “We wrote this piece because we believe there can be no safety without justice. Now is the time for Toledo to say no to this misnamed initiative.” In June 2017, Toledo was selected as one of
Let us help you win a Best of Toledo award! Your vote is your voice, so use it in our Best of Toledo 2017 Readers Poll. We want you to vote for the people, places, things and ideas that make Toledo great. We encourage you to grab the graphics from this page and share them on your own
On June 22, the Toledo Lucas County Public Library hosted a forum on urban agriculture. The lineup of speakers included members of the Toledo City Council, the Board of County Commissioners Pete Gerken, representatives of the Lucas County Green Party, and the Lucas County Auditor’s office. Commissioner Pete Gerken began his comments by saying, “pioneers
In Rust Belt cities like Toledo, where populations are dwindling and vacant lots abound, urban farms are community-driven solutions that lend a progressive thinking to the renewal process. But the issue at the heart of urban farming is more basic: people are hungry. Urban farmers know this. “We (central city residents) are not getting the