Homeless advocacy groups to study racial disparity in central Ohio housing needs

By Rita Price
The Columbus Dispatch  •  Monday December 5, 2016 2:30 PM
Nearly three-quarters of families served in Franklin County homeless shelters are black, a share deeply disproportionate to the overall population, which is just 22 percent black.
Local and national advocates for the homeless gathered last week at the King Arts Complex to discuss the disparity and to start what they see as a long overdue conversation about race and housing stability in central Ohio.

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