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25 January 2017

Helping Hands Health and Wellness Center announces a major gift of $50,000 per year for three years from the Northland Columbus Deanery of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Columbus under the leadership of Father Charles Klinger of St. Paul...

Jill Stein with her arm above her head and in a white tank top and yellow scarf outside at rally
03 January 2017

Free Press Heroes: Local activists at Standing Rock

The Free Press recognizes the Central Ohioans who stood in solidarity with Native Americans and others protesting the Dakota Access pipeline...

Woman with red hair and pink glasses holding up her hand like waving hello in a room with a lot of arts and crafts supplies
07 December 2016

When it comes to reproductive rights, Amanda Patton isn't one to pussyfoot around. The cat-lover-turned pro-choice activist has made it her mission to raise awareness of the attack on women's rights that is going on in our country today...

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07 December 2016

Jim Robinson earned a journalism degree from the City University of New York (CUNY) and was later hired by F. & R. Lazarus and Company as Urban Affairs Director and as Assistant to the Vice President of Credit Sales Promotion –...

Calvin at a table outside with a woman to his right and man to his left
01 December 2016

The Free Press will honor Calvin Hairston with our 2016 Award for Community Volunteer.

Calvin Hairston is well-known on the streets of Columbus, and in the halls of power for always speaking his truth -- providing facts and...

Greg Pace in Columbus Community Bill of Rights shirt
30 November 2016
Greg Pace will be the recipient of the 2016 Free Press "Libby" Award for Community Activism, sharing it with Carolyn Harding, for their work on the Columbus Community Bill of Rights. The ceremony is Monday, December 5, from 7-9pm at The...


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