As part of OCCH’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in our workplace and the affordable housing industry, we have hired an Open Access fellow and an intern for three months. Open Access is a national initiative to train diverse professionals for careers in the community development industry. The program includes training, mentoring, and paid internships. Our fellow, Jerry Valentine is an entrepreneur and former employee of Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority. We also welcome intern Kayla Robinson, a recent graduate of OSU with a major in City and Regional Planning and a passionate commitment to community development.