Dayton Gets Real: Hundreds gather at Dayton Arcade to learn ways of healing racial divisions

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April 7, 2022 – Hundreds of people gathered at the Dayton Arcade on Thursday to make plans to heal racial divisions and stop inequities that are still happening. The event, “Imagining Community Symposium,” was sponsored by the University of Dayton and was about imagining a community that is less divided and more united.

Local scholars, activists challenge Dayton, suburbs to wrestle with legacies of segregation

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April 7, 2022 – The Imagining Community Symposium on Thursday and Friday at the Dayton Arcade brings together over 100 speakers and panelists, including artists, community organizers, academics, faith leaders and business executives. The event, sponsored by the University of Dayton, Sinclair Community College and others, is free and open to the public. Angela Rahman, the community development manager at the …

Hub offers business help for west Dayton entrepreneurs

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The Greater West Dayton Incubator is accepting applications for its office fellowship program at the Hub Powered by PNC. Entrepreneurs can access resources, network and use conference space and other amenities. The program will offer 14 under-resourced, underrepresented and otherwise marginalized entrepreneurs a year’s discounted office space at the Hub.  Applications are being accepted through April 18. Entrepreneurs must live …

Dayton Arcade decked out, open to public free of charge for Holly Days


December 6, 2021 – Snowflakes will be falling indoors in the Dayton Arcade rotunda for the magical return of Holly Days. Holly Days 2021 will be the first opportunity for the general public to explore the newly-renovated rotunda of the Dayton Arcade. A number of ticketed events have happened this year, giving some people a glimpse of the historic building, …

Greater West Dayton Incubator celebrates community, entrepreneurs during grand opening

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November 29, 2021 – The Greater West Dayton Incubator, an initiative to support Black, women and other underrepresented business owners, will celebrate the community and entrepreneurs during a grand opening of its public office at 1105 W. Third St. on Dec. 7. “The grand opening, which was delayed by the pandemic, is a great opportunity to tell everyone the incubator …

Media company relocating local office to Dayton Arcade

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May 3, 2021 – A company that owns and operates several Dayton-area radio stations is moving its local office to a historic complex in the city core. iHeartMedia Dayton announced Monday it plans to relocate its office to the Dayton Arcade. The move will bring the company’s sales, marketing, digital and programming operations to the new facility in downtown Dayton.