Innovating to Help Make Ends Meet

Idea Category: Safety Net

NewDEAL Leader Franklin County, OH Commissioner John O'Grady recently outlined the county's new plan to help residents who are living under the poverty line, most of whom are employed but still struggling to make ends meet. After 9 months of meetings with the community, commissioners developed a plan with 13 goals and more than 120 action steps. Read more details about the plan, which includes the creation of an innovation center to pilot policies that have been successful in other parts of the country and find what works for Franklin County.