BLOC Industries is a neighborhood social enterpricse

BLOC Industries has grown out of our jobs training program, and continues our track of training urban men and women by expanding it further. BLOC Industries is committed to creating quality products and services, at competitive pricing as part of our mission to reclaim lives and restore hope to the residents of Price Hill and surrounding communities. We train short-term as well as employ residents of Lower Price Hill and surrounding communities. By reaching out to those who would otherwise have great difficulty in finding work, BLOC Industries gives them a second chance at providing for themselves while learning an employable trade. We mentor and develop relationships, teaching them to be responsible citizens.

Your purchases from a BLOC Industries company help to sustain and continue this ministry. The net proceeds from our businesses are reinvested in the community, helping more families imporve their lives. Graduates of the BLOC Industries move on to finding jobs with other companies, help train others or even work to help grow the BLOC Industry companies.

BLOC Industries is a 501(3)C nonprofit entity. Donations to BLOC overall and the programs individually are tax deductible

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BLOC Screen Print and T shirts

Located in Lower Price Hill, we train and employ re-entering citizens, women from Redeemed House, as well as other neighbors. BLOC Screen Print produces custom screen printed products to order for its customers. Our current focus is on garments for schools, businesses and churches and others. Our suppliers include Freeset USA, who provides organic, fair trade products produced in India by women escaping exploitation.

To visit BLOC Screen Print, check out their site at blocscreenprint.com

For a free quote contact Jim Green at jim.green@blocscreenprint.com or call 513-470- 7081.

BLOC Print (Offset)

bloc-print1Located in a 10,000 square foot warehouse in Lower Price Hill, and to begin production in Early 2017. We train local men and women, giving them job skills and generating quality offset printing products at an affordable price. We can print self-mailers, labels, direct mail pieces, brochures, circulars and inserts, consumer packaging, publications, magazine and catalogs, books and pamphlets, promotions products, posters, signs, stationary envelopes and greeting cards.

Contact Gary Walton at gary.walton@cincinnatistate.edu or call 513-290-0154.

BLOC Letterpress

Located at 2307 W. 8th Street, Lower Price Hill, and expected to begin production late 2016, BLOC Letter Press will operate a working letterpress shop and the BLOC Letterpress Museum. BLOC Letterpress will train local residents, re-entering citizens and others to produce printed products to order. Additionally, BLOC Letterpress will offer classes to local artisans in the craft. Our focus is to produce custom orders of wedding invitations, business cards, small book markers, stationery and envelopes, and greeting cards.

Contact Gary Walton at gary.walton@cincinnatistate.edu or call 513-290-0154.

 

BLOC Coffee Shop

Located at 3101 Price Avenue in the historic Incline District in East Price Hill. Established in 2007 and open 6 days per week, we serve the best coffee in the region (yelp link) along with an eclectic menu of breakfast and lunch items. The coffee is supplied by Deeper Roots Coffee, dedicated to ethical sourcing, and is prepared by our baristas.

For catering or information contact Roger Rose at roger@bloccoffeecompany.com or
call 513-807- 8408.

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One Good Turn

Located in Lower Price Hill, This fine woodcraftsman business uses local and exotic woods to create unique one-of-a-kind goblets, bowls, ornaments, wine stoppers and more. Local woods are primarily from trees that would otherwise end up in a fireplace or scrap heap. One Good Turn provides training in woodworking and job skills to re-entering citizens, and local residents. They also offer training and apprentice programs in the fine art of wood turning. Call for custom orders or look for us at local art shows or visit our website at: www.onegoodturn.studio.

Contact Jesse Young at jesse.young@onegoodturn.studio or call 513-545- 7384.

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