social services http://wvxu.org en Stepping Stones 50th Anniversary http://wvxu.org/post/stepping-stones-50th-anniversary <p><a href="https://www.steppingstonesohio.org/"><strong>Stepping Stones</strong>,</a> the local agency that provides children and adults with disabilities a range of educational and recreational services, is celebrating its <strong>50<sup>th</sup> anniversary</strong> this year. As Mark Perzel learns from Executive Director <strong>Chris Adams</strong>, one part of the celebration is a<a href="https://www.steppingstonesohio.org/2013/03/share-your-memories/"><strong> reunion picnic on Saturday, May 18</strong></a> for anyone whose life has been touched by the agency, including staff, volunteers, board members, supporters and, of course, clients.</p><p> Fri, 10 May 2013 05:30:20 +0000 Mark Perzel 12273 at http://wvxu.org Stepping Stones 50th Anniversary Elementz Hip-Hop Youth Center http://wvxu.org/post/elementz-hip-hop-youth-center <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It’s hard to believe, but </span><a href="http://www.elementz.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Elementz</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Cincinnati’s hip hop youth services organization, is celebrating its </span>8<sup>th</sup><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> anniversary this year. They moved into a new, larger space last year and continue to expand programs designed to keep our city’s young people safe, off the streets, and moving towards an educated, positive life. </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Brother Abdullah Powell</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, the creative director of </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Elementz</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, is in the studio with Mark </span>Perzel<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> to talk about the past eight years and what he sees for the organization in the coming years.</span></p><p></p><p> Fri, 12 Apr 2013 05:31:25 +0000 Mark Perzel 11319 at http://wvxu.org Elementz Hip-Hop Youth Center Dress for Success Cincinnati http://wvxu.org/post/dress-success-cincinnati <p><a href="http://www.dfscincy.org/"><strong>Dress for Success Cincinnati</strong></a> has launched its <a href="http://www.dfscincy.org/Default.aspx?p=DynamicModule&amp;pageid=313418&amp;ssid=203166&amp;vnf=1"><strong>Professional Women’s Network</strong></a>, a support system for clients who have landed a job and need help transitioning into the work world. The group, which meets on Saturdays, will discuss the corporate environment, advancement, communications and other skills required to build a successful career. <strong>Dress for Success </strong>Executive Director <strong>Julie Smith-Morrow</strong> joins Mark Perzel to talk about this new effort to support women as they move from unemployment to employment.</p><p></p><p> Fri, 08 Mar 2013 05:31:20 +0000 Mark Perzel 9977 at http://wvxu.org Dress for Success Cincinnati CityLink Center ready to open in West End http://wvxu.org/post/citylink-center-ready-open-west-end <p></p> Tue, 13 Nov 2012 09:00:00 +0000 Jay Hanselman 6007 at http://wvxu.org CityLink Center ready to open in West End