Tag Archives: The City

National Welcoming Week Highlights Toledo’s Diversity

Just over 4 percent of Ohioans were born in another country, with 3.7 percent of Lucas County’s population representing foreign-born residents. While well below the U.S. share of 13.2 percent, the greater Toledo area demonstrates a growing population of immigrants. In Bowling Green, the share of foreign-born residents represents 5 percent. In Perrysburg, 4.7 percent.

Forgotten History

To mark the 50th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act, The Fair Housing Center and the Ohio Diversity Council will conduct an educational summit about the history, present struggles, and future of fair housing in Ohio.

Vistula Historic District Launching New Pocket Park

People came together on July 28 for a block party and dedication ceremony sponsored by the church, with support from the Art’s Commission and the city’s Sustainability Commission, a group of local advocates educating and promoting sustainability.