Gala 2019

The RIDGE Project’s 6th Annual Gala Thursday, April 16, 2019 / The Ohio State Reformatory, Mansfield, Ohio Mansfield, OH:   The RIDGE Project’s 6th Annual Gala, held at the Historic Ohio Reformatory was truly a night to remember. Ron Archer, delivered a moving and hope filled keynote address following opening remarks from Ron and Cathy […]

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FVC 2017

When a man is incarcerated, not only is his life changed, but also his partner and their children. Those left behind are “forgotten victims”, left without the support of their partner. They must work alone, providing adequate support for themselves and their children. They must take on the role of the absent partner in the […]

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Film Camp

Download the Film Camp Student Registration The RIDGE Project hosted their 14th annual Film Camp this year from June 21 – 26, 2017 at YMCA’s Camp Wilson in Bellefountaine, Ohio. Teens ages 12 – 18 from all across Ohio to take a stand against risky behaviors. Camp participants divided into small teams to create a […]

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Ohio Congress Enacts Legislation Remembering Forgotten Victims of Crime

Ohio Congress Enacts Legislation Remembering Forgotten Victims of Crime The 130th General Assembly of the State of Ohio voted yesterday to approve Senate Concurrent Resolution Number 8. SCR 8 formally designates the month of April as “Forgotten Victims of Crime Recognition Month” throughout the state with the stated goal of “recognizing the adverse impacts upon […]

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Center for Self-Sufficiency Partnership

MILWAUKEE SERVICE ORGANIZATION COALITION BENEFITS FROM NATIONAL EXPERTISE (Milwaukee, WI)— Families in the greater Milwaukee area will benefit from the experience of an Ohio family who has taken their struggles not as defeat, but as a means of defining a better future. The Center for Self-Sufficiency ( and the Milwaukee County Department of Child Support […]