All posts by Erin Holden

Roll to the Polls

Gotcha, the company behind the downtown ToleGO bike share, is offering free bike rides on Tuesday, November 6 to make it easier for voters to “roll to the polls.” The company is doing this to address transportation barriers that often prevent people, especially young people, from voting. Use the promotional code VOTE18 on election day

America’s Amnesia: The Ongoing Effects of Segregation

Bestselling author of The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America (2017), Dr. Richard Rothstein, was the keynote speaker for the 2018 Ohio Fair Housing Summit held in downtown Toledo on September 20, to educate the public about the purposefully racist policies beginning in the early 20th century that have led to today’s segregated neighborhoods.

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.