Community Action Provides Direction

Mike had a good job that he lost unexpectedly. Unfortunately, to cope with this loss he turned to drugs. For the next nine years Mike would be incarcerated three times for charges of drug possession and selling.The Opportunities Industrialization Center of Clark...

Community Action Gives Ex-Offenders a Second Chance

Fawn’s mug shot Fawn was a drug addict and 12-time convicted felon when she turned to IMPACT Community Action in Columbus. “I was homeless and felt helpless in Cleveland, Ohio. I literally lived on the street with my addiction. My face was plastered as a...

Ex-Offender Turns Life Around and Chases His Dream

This is the story of Dante, an ex-offender who received assistance from IMPACT Community Action in his own words:”At the age of 21, I was a young man with dreams, hopes and potential, but I was also immature, irresponsible, impressionable and reckless. I made a...