Events examining peace, redlining and healthy eating happening this week in Dayton area

We’re back with another weekly dose of events and stories. Keep reading to see what’s happening in the Dayton area.

Upcoming events:

Elevate Dayton’s calendar has more upcoming events including Nutrition for Health with Kettering Health Community Outreach and a preview of Matt Maher performing at Levitt Pavilion Dayton.

Latest stories:

  • Dayton area leaders reflect on Juneteenth and equity for the Black community moving forward — Community leaders in the Dayton area are reflecting on how they celebrated Juneteenth and how they're working to ensure equity for the Black community moving forward. "We just have to make sure that this is the beginning of us traveling toward true equity and equality for all people,” said Montgomery County Recorder Brandon McClain. “But this isn't the be all, end all. It's a good start.”

  • A look at food insecurity in the Dayton area and what local organizations say is the problem — The effects of food insecurity are impacting the Dayton region on a geographic, social and economic level. Let’s take a look at some of the local nonprofits fighting hunger and the underlying problems affecting residents today. This article is Elevate Dayton’s first look at providing some background about food insecurity in the Dayton area. In the coming weeks, we’ll look at other factors responsible for food insecurity and what communities and other organizations are doing about it.

Writer position:

Join the Elevate Dayton team! We’re hiring an experienced writer to join our editorial editorial team on a contractual basis. The writer will be expected to write one or two, 250-400 word articles a week about Dayton’s unheard stories. This is a remote position, but the candidate needs to be based in the Dayton area. Compensation is $800 per month.

Email a resume and links to two or more writing samples to and put "Writing Position" in the subject line.

Learn more about the job requirements here:

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