VOAN In the News

We have been busy organizing and it has paid off! Below is a list of news coverage about our work and the Think Tanks on Poverty.

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The Perry Tribune: Preparing for a Complete Count - PCTTP - 9.25.19

The Newark Advocate: Mayor Confronted on Newark Homeless Issue after Council Meeting - NTTP - 4.17.19

The Perry Tribune: Coffey Describes Upcoming Construction to Commissioners - PCTTP - 4.17.19

Zanesville Recorder: Few Participating in Housing Survey - ZTTP

The Newark Advocate: Residents Express Outrage Over Removal of Homeless Camps to City Council - NTTP

The Perry Tribune: Frustration Expressed Over Lack of Broadband - PCTTP

This Week Community News: Youth-Led Groups Impact Substance Abuse Prevention - ZTTP

The Perry Tribune: Think Tank Hosts Potluck Dinner  - PCTTP

The Perry Tribune: Dedicated to Solving Poverty in Perry County - PCTTP



Pacific Standard (front cover):   Endless Addiction- NTTP

Columbus Dispatch: Columbus Students Trade Campus Housing for Newark home to Fight Poverty - NTTP

Newark Advocate: Local College Students Learn Through Giving to the Community - NTTP

Y City News: New Think Tank looks to fight poverty in Muskingum County - ZTTP

Newark Advocate: United Way's Hope Award Winner: From Homeless to Helping Others - NTTP

Newark Advocate: Addiction Town Hall: We're coming together to solve a problem - NTTP

Newark Advocate: United Way's Hope Award winner: From homeless to helping others - NTTP

Newark Advocate: Community advises more coping skills needed to combat addiction - NTTP

10TV: Addicted and nowhere to turn: County seeks solutions to drug epidemic  - NTTP

Newark Advocate: Let's talk about the plight of housing instability in Licking County - NTTP

Newark Advocate: Through addiction and prison, Newark man works to reunite with son - NTTP



The Columbus Dispatch: New Delaware residential program offers hope for addicts - Delaware Community of Grace

The Columbus Dispatch: Luncheon Spreads Message that Not All Offenders Fit in the Same Basket - R3 Legislative Luncheon

Catholic News Service: Ohio think tank gives people a much-needed voice in overcoming poverty - VOAN/NTTP


2016 (all from NTTP)

Newark Advocate: 'Orange' author visits Licking County to talk about re-entry  

Denison Magazine: From the Inside Out 

Truthout: Fighting for Seats at the Table: A Poor People's Movement in a Rustbelt Town 

The Columbus Dispatch: Newark poised to join entities dropping ‘felon’ box

The Columbus Dispatch: Newark takes criminal inquiry off job forms 

Newark Advocate: Think tank tackles addiction solutions 


2015 (all from NTTP)

Newark Advocate: Local documentary 'Up River' focuses on area Think Tank 

Newark Advocate: Event educates locals about the Ohio Fair Hiring Act

Newark Advocate: Fight to 'Ban the Box' Continues

Newark Advocate: Newark to vote Monday on giving inmates second chance

Newark Advocate: People with felony records struggle to find work

10TV: Push For States To "Ban The Box" On Job Applications

Newark Advocate: Scraping by: The paycheck­to­paycheck life


2014 (all from NTTP)

Newark Advocate: Newark Think Tank focuses on Poverty

Newark Advocate: Think Tank moving toward community action