Meet the Collaborative – Emily McHenry

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Who is Emily McHenry? Emily is an education professional with an M.A in teaching from Walden University and is actively working on an MBA and a Ph.D from YSU and KSU respectively. Needless to say, coupled with this and the passion she embodies as the Director at Mission Services of Goodwill, she is driven to see those around her equipped …

Brimtone – Interview with a “Virtual Band”

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In times of pandemic, many have picked up old hobbies. Maybe a guitar thats gathered dust, or crafts. Other than Mason Scovil (Left) and Sarah Nadzan (Right), not many can say they’ve taken the time during quarantine to start a virtual band! Who is Brimtone? This is a tricky question, because with this “Virtual Band” there are two sides. The …

Black History Month and Famous STEM Icons

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Back in 1969, Black History Month was first proposed by black educators and Black United Students (BUS) at Kent State University. The first actual celebration took place one year later, from January 2nd to February 28th, 1970. It was to be the celebration of achievements by African Americans and during this celebration was the recognition of the role people of …

OHC New Years Resolutions 2021

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New Years Resolutions 2021 What is traditionally the biggest struggle of January? Sticking to those New Years Resolutions that we all started a couple weeks ago, whether it’s to learn a new skill, lose some recently gained quarantine weight, or even simply making the decision to be a better person to others. For the Collaborative, our New Years Resolution is …

Makerspace Night: Online Edition

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Makerspace Night: Online Edition In the past we have tried to run Makerspace Night virtually in the form of webinars and presentations. Given feedback, we’ve found that another great way to host this workshop-like event could be an open forum discussion or “hack night” type format via video call. Similar to the way people bring their own projects to the …

PCs for People: Non-profits bring Computers to the Valley

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PCs For People, Youngstown Area Goodwill, and Oak Hill Collaborative are reaching an agreement of collaboration – this means Goodwill and Oak Hill Collaborative will soon be serving as refurbished computer distribution sites for PCs for People! The Collaborative already does this on a limited basis and this partnership will allow us to distribute laptops, desktops, and personal Wi-Fi hotpots …

Meet the Collaborative: Bob Jadloski

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Who is Bob Jadloski? Bob Jadloski is an artist, inventor, and jack of all trades. Ohio born and raised, and a current resident of Niles, Bob’s background is in IT, robotics, and photography. He has been a professional photographer since he was sixteen years old and currently shoots a variety of events including golf outings, class reunions, and political events, …

Oak Hill January Services

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Raspberry Pi Online We expect our Raspberry Pi program to expand greatly in the forseeable 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 …

Year in Review – 2020

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2020 will go down in history as one of the most life-altering years for us all, from our community here in Youngstown to cities across the nation. The first case of COVID-19 was confirmed in January, and since then we’ve all had to learn how to live life with at least one foot in a digital world. For some, 2020 …

Meet the Collaborative – Dr. Mike McNair

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Who is Dr. Mike McNair? McNair is a friend and tenant of the Collaborative, as well as a publisher for the locally owned and operated Buckeye Review news outlet, a paper that is sent to over 20 cities across 26 states. This publication is centric to telling the stories of people of color both local to Youngstown and across the …