Women’s Education

  • Some Stats on Education in Columbus In their list of 2015’s Most and Least Educated Cities, WalletHub ranked the Columbus metropolitan area 36th (out of the largest 150 metro areas in the nation). I also found a 2013 Dropout Tracking Report about Ohio’s schools; according to the report, “Columbus City Schools had the lowest dropout rate among the six urban districts in ...
  • 2012 Panel on Human Trafficking in Ohio In April 2016, I wrote the following summary for the course “Working for Women and Gender Inequality” at the University of Illinois Springfield, describing a panel on human trafficking in Ohio. While the panel was from 2012, the information discussed below provides a useful summary on the state of sex trafficking in Ohio and some ...

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Volunteer Opportunities

  • Volunteer: CHOICES Columbus CHOICES’s mission is to interrupt the cycle of domestic violence by responding to those in need, educating our community and advocating for social change. You can volunteer off-site by providing meals for residents, or by planning/hosting a donation drive.
  • Volunteer: YWCA Columbus The YWCA Columbus is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all. You can help by donating items or money, or organize a drive, event, party, or activity.
  • Volunteer: Susan G. Komen Columbus Susan G. Komen Columbus is fighting breast cancer through donations and education. They teach women about risk factors, early detection, and available resources to help women avoid, detect, or treat breast cancer. You can become involved in a number of ways, including advocacy, fundraising, organization of a Rally for the Cure event, donation/sponsorship, or through ...
  • Volunteer: EnVision Proven Success “EnVision Proven Success aims to increase community awareness and raise funds to assist women who are economically or socially disadvantaged. We offer comprehensive training and workshops on a vast array of topics. We provide free-of-charge workforce readiness and employment retention programs to thousands of women in need each year. We are reaching out with the idea ...
  • Volunteer: Dress for Success Columbus Dress for Success provides support, professional attire, and the development tools to help women thrive in work and in life. Come help out by accepting/sorting donations, helping in the career center, working as a personal stylist, or planning/promoting an event.

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