Reading Recommendations: Taking Measure of Ohio’s Opioid Crisis


In this policy brief, the C. William Swank Program in Rural-Urban Policy finds the opioid epidemic to be not only a health crisis, but an economic one as well.

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Trinity Hope House Warming Shelter to operate throughout the week, seeking volunteers



Hope Trinity Lutheran Church (592 West Main Street) will be operating a warming shelter, Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. If you are in need of shelter or available to volunteer, they can be reached at (740) - 527 - 0637. 

Reporting: Newark Advocate: Local temperatures plunge, prompting new warming center to open early

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January's Think Tank General Meeting cancelled due to weather

Due to this weekend's expected weather conditions, we will not be meeting this month. Do join us on the 10th of February for our first General Meeting of the year. We will be conducting organizing workshops to support our campaign for equal and affordable treatment for all people suffering from addiction.

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Phillip Alston, human rights lawyer and special rapporteur, releases his statement on "extreme poverty and human rights" in the United States.


Photo Credit: Clipped from NYU Law Faculty site video.

Professor Phillip Alston, an international legal scholar at New York University and UN envoy, has released a statement detailing America's increasing wealth/income inequality.

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Justice #1: We Want Real Treatment For Meth Addiction Recovery

Below is the first print issue of Justice. Feel free to download and print copies for friends, family, neighbors, and co-workers.


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The Newark Think Tank on Poverty launches its first publication, Justice

On November 26th, the Newark Think Tank on Poverty launched its first publication, Justice. With a focus on bringing the stories of wealth and income inequality that go unmentioned in large media outlets, we hope to start a political dialog and movement that is inclusive of all peoples, including those forgotten by our City on the basis of their financial position.

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