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Community Programming

The Department of Neighborhoods is proud to host a series of annual community programs that demonstrate the values of community. For more information, call (614) 645-1993.

Black History Month Calendar
In celebration of Black History Month, the Department of Neighborhoods presents the "BLACK HISTORY IS ABOUT ALL OF US!" Community Calendar of Events. To view the calendar, click here

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The MLK March and Celebration January 16, 2023
Thanks for joining us for this year's MLK March and Celebration. Click here to view a recording of the program. 

MBK Career Fair

April 22, 2023, 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
The City of Columbus Department of Neighborhoods’ MBK Village & COBG programs will partner with Crane Group to present the 2023 College, Career and Community Fair as a part of the College Basketball All-Star Game & Celebrity Extravaganza Weekend at the Schottenstein Center. This in person event is open to the entire community and feature full-time, part-time and temporary employment opportunities. There will also be a HBCU college game and celebrity performance by The Isley Brothers. Come out for a day of fun and be sure to stop by the job fair as well. 

2023 Yom Hashoah

Annual City of Columbus Yom HaShoah Ceremony

April 21, 2023, 12:00 p.m.
Join Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther, Columbus City Council, the Columbus Department of Neighborhoods and the Jewish Community Relations Council of JewishColumbus for an in-person event at Columbus City Hall to commemorate Yom HaShoah.

This year the annual City of Columbus Yom HaShoah Ceremony will take place on April 21st at City Council Chambers, 90 W. Broad st, Columbus, OH 43215 at 12:00 p.m. No registration is necessary. 


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Rise Up CBUS! April-September 2023
Rise Up CBUS! is back for an exciting schedule of events in 2023! Join us beginning in April for more exciting community events coming to a neighborhood near you. Click here to learn more


Neighborhood Best Practices Conference

December 2, 2023

The Neighborhood Best Practices Conference will take place on Saturday, December 2, 2023 at Columbus State Community College, 315 Cleveland Ave, from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Click here to register. 
Click here to nominate an individual for the 20 under 20 award. 

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My Brother's Keeper Conference November 6, 2022
Thanks for joining us at the Ohio Union as we hosted the annual My Brother's Keeper Conference. Click here to see photos of the event

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The MLK Youth Oratorical Contest

December 9, 2023

The 2023 MLK Youth Oratorical Contest will be held on Saturday, December 9, 2023 at Columbus State Conzani Center, 60 Cleveland Ave. 

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