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IKRON Begins Year Three of Project SEARCH

August 18, 2022  |  Project Search, Youth Program

Three new groups of student interns have begun work at three Project Search locations across Cincinnati: 5/3 Bank Operations Center, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, and Xavier University. These students

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Five teenagers, each holding up a certificate of completion, stand on the steps at the IKRON building.
Summer Youth students on their last day with their completion certificates.

First Steps into the Future: Summer Youth 2022

August 16, 2022  |  Summer Youth, Youth Program

The Summer Youth Work Experience program has just wrapped up for 2022, and the 70+ young people who participated at work sites all over Cincinnati are heading back to school this week with a new set of skills and

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Photo of Michael Moxley next to his quote, "I need to work, but I also love to work. This job has boosted my self-esteem and confidence. This is my second act."
Photo courtesy of OOD Works.

Success: From Surgery to Service

July 13, 2022  |  Success Story

In June, OOD Works featured a story about IKRON client Michael Moxley and his journey from double hip surgery to his current job of customer service representative: Michael Moxley is 64 and lives in Cincinnati. While

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Video created by former IKRON intern Joey Thomas

IKRON is a Top Workplace in Cincinnati for the 8th Time

June 15, 2022  |  Top Workplace

At IKRON, our favorite thing about coming to work is helping our participants achieve their dreams. Program Director Melissa Harmeling says, "It takes a lot of courage to step in the door and say, 'I've been struggling

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Vocational Instructor and Employment Services Assistant Jim Brock

10 Questions Plus with Jim Brock

June 10, 2022  |  Staff Profile

  Today's 10 Questions Plus is with Vocational Instructor and Employment Services Assistant Jim Brock.   Q. Where are you from? A. Hamilton! Ohio (Editor: I had no idea Hamilton was spelled with an exclamation

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A green bicycle sits on the steps at IKRON's Graveson building

Celebrate Mental Health Month with Bike Month!

May 6, 2022  |  Bike Month, Mental Health Month

May is Bike Month. May is Mental Health Month. May is the perfect month to ride a bike for your mental health!   But first, let’s take a look at the situation: America is in a mental health crisis that predates the

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