We made MLK Day a day of service

On January 18, Sojourners continued its tradition of a “day on, not a day off” through activities commemorating Dr. King and his legacy. Our 2016 MLK Day of Service began in Chillicothe, Ohio, where we attended the morning Chillicothe Community Celebration in honor of Dr. King at the Chillicothe Junior High School. The program included […]

Youthbuild Begins Big

On January 12, after an intensive recruiting campaign that included signs, banners, a billboard, and 12 public information sessions, two cohorts of young men and women began their Youthbuild careers. Sixteen participants are located at the Ross County site at Synergy Family Foster Care in Chillicothe and seventeen are located at the Sojourners Training Center […]

Recycling Center Changes Days it is Open

Our Sojo Community Recycling Center has changed the days that it is open to the public.  Starting in September, it is open Wednesdays and Fridays from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.  It is no longer open on Mondays. The change is due the classroom and construction schedule of Youthbuild, the Sojourners program that runs the […]

Sojourners Receives new Youthbuild Grant

The U.S. Department of Labor today announced the award of $73,654,300 in YouthBuild grants to support academic and occupational skills training for at-risk youth. Youthbuild of Southeast Ohio, a program of Sojourners Care Network, has received a grant of  $1,100,000. Sojourners is one of only three organizations in Ohio to receive a grant and the […]

Recycling Program Adds Up

  32 aluminum cans in a pound 3,793 pounds collected 121, 376 cans collected The Sojo Community Recycling Program is up and running and the recyclables are adding up. After a soft two-week start when the center was open only to staff and their families, the program opened to the public on April 12. The […]