Community Focus Forum – Getting Residents Involved

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April 10th, community organizer Vicki Vickars, Trina Williams, and many other organizations such as ACTION, Oak Hill Neighborhood Association, Save Our City, United Returning Citizens, Police Department Liasion, and more helped put this event together to raise awareness and promote action on behalf of the community. The forum was held here at the Collaborative. One of the many ways they …

Up the Hill – 1 Year Anniversary!

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Around this time last year, we were battening down the hatches and stocking up on face masks. Donation drives and food distribution events were in full effect, school went remote and we all learned very quickly how to live the majority of our life at home. Fast forward to now, it would seem that Youngstown has pulled through the worst …

RESPECT – Mayoral Discussion on the Future of Youngstown

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Jamael Tito Brown Ryan Kelly Julius Oliver On April 18th, William “Shimmie” Miller of community organization RESPECT invited mayoral candidates Jamael Tito Brown, Ryan Kelly, and Julius Oliver to the Collaborative. With help from URC, Academy for Urban Scholars, Excalibur Barber Grooming lounge, and equipment from the OHC multimedia lab Willam was capable of cultivating a productive, yet casual environment …

Meet the Collaborative – Anthony Hake

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Who is Anthony Hake? If you’ve come to the Collaborative with a computer issue, to talk your way through a project, or to tour our facilities you may be familiar with the Director of IT, Anthony Hake. In his time at the Collaborative he has worked diligently to ensure the installation of new IT solutions, has assisted in the operations …

Oak Hill April Services

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Raspberry Pi After School We are proud to announce that we are currently working with YCS to keep the ball rolling on the Raspberry Pi After School program, with some help from United Way. Week Three is coming up for YCS, this week they are given their own Raspberry Pi Computer to keep! To learn more about this six week …

Grow with Google in 2021

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“In a digital society, digital rights are civil rights. Access to the internet has changed everything.” Francella Ochillo About four years ago, Google recognized the need to upskill and train a new wave of professionals. To do this, they put together an entire portfolio of free workshops, focusing on business skills, job application and resume building, marketing, management, and as …

United Way VITA – Free Tax Services via Taxslayer

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There are plenty of options to file your taxes, but unless you know what you are doing it can be plenty intimidating. This is where VITA comes in to help, with experienced volunteer tax professionals to guide you through filing free of charge. At no additional charge, OHC partnered with VITA this year by utilizing our learning lab, participants have …

Oak Hill March Services

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Raspberry Pi Online We expect our Raspberry Pi program to expand greatly in the foreseeable future, even as the pandemic imposes restrictions – we are making our virtual classes available to any school or group that is interested. It is here students are taught something new every week, and by Week Three they are given their own Raspberry Pi Computer …

Meet the Collaborative – Steve Kristan

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Who is Steve Kristan? You may already know Steve Kristan, a community icon and advocate for digital awareness. But did you know that Steve Kristan is also passionate about closing the Digital Divide? While working for AT&T, Kristan served on various boards including but not limited to Greater Stark County Urban League, Better Business Bureau, and Old North Church Elder …

Oak Hill February Services

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Raspberry Pi Online We expect our Raspberry Pi program to expand greatly in the foreseeable future, even as the pandemic imposes restrictions – we are making our virtual classes available to any school or group that is interested. It is here students are taught something new every week, and by Week Three they are given their own Raspberry Pi Computer …