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File #: 0225X-2022    Version: 1
Type: Ceremonial Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 11/4/2022 In control: Barroso de Padilla
On agenda: 11/14/2022 Final action: 11/16/2022
Title: To Recognize and Celebrate the Accomplishments of the 2022 Age-Friendly Columbus and Franklin County Innovation Center Scholars.
Sponsors: Lourdes Barroso De Padilla, Nicholas Bankston, Elizabeth Brown, Rob Dorans, Shayla Favor, Emmanuel V. Remy, Shannon G. Hardin

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To Recognize and Celebrate the Accomplishments of the 2022 Age-Friendly Columbus and Franklin County Innovation Center Scholars. 

 

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WHEREAS, Central Ohio’s 65 and over population is expected to double in the next 30 years, and Age-Friendly Columbus and Franklin County is working to ensure a high quality of life for people of all ages and abilities; and

WHEREAS, Since the start of the work in 2016, Age-Friendly Columbus and Franklin County, an initiative of The Ohio State University College of Social Work, has prioritized student engagement through internships, course collaboration, and student jobs. In 2021, the Age-Friendly Innovation Center launched the Scholars Program as its signature student engagement; and

WHEREAS, the focus of the Scholars Program is to bring together an interdisciplinary group of graduate and undergraduate students to gain an understanding of aging, the international age-friendly movement, and practical work experience with multi-disciplinary leaders; and

WHEREAS, this year, the Age-Friendly Innovation Center welcomed its second cohort of eight students from various disciplines, including: Social Work; City and Regional Planning; Public Management, Leadership, and Policy; Public Health; Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience; and Japanese; now, therefore

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS:

That this Council does hereby recognize and celebrate the accomplishments of the 2022 Age-Friendly Columbus and Franklin County Innovation Center Scholars.