Maya Kaufman, Crain's New York Business

Maya Kaufman

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Past articles by Maya:

Homeless New Yorkers with serious mental illness keep falling through the cracks despite billions in spending

Only a small proportion of homeless New Yorkers have a serious mental illness, but the outcomes are disproportionately severe when the system fails to help them. → Read More

Exclusive: Hospital data indicates available beds—but health care workers say otherwise

Employees shared with Crain's inconsistencies between their facilities' internal dashboards and public data on bed capacity → Read More

Smart speakers on the rise as home help

Alexa, what can I do with a smart speaker? Since Amazon released its Echo speaker in November 2014, enabling users to hear the weather forecast or → Read More

USDA grants to help needy Ohioans buy produce

Ohioans who qualify for federal food assistance will gain greater access to fruits and vegetables, thanks to a $2.3 million grant from the U.S. → Read More

Here's what OH12 voters had to say about Balderson vs. O'Connor

Voters in Ohio's 12th Congressional District will decide between Republican Troy Balderson and Democrat Danny O'Connor. Here's what they had to say at the polls: Special Election: #OH12 voters explain their choice for Congress → Read More

Third annual All Disabilities Fest makes summer fun accessible

Nico Wright wanted to see the water.So Megan Wright, the 3-year-old’s mother, steered Nico’s wheelchair down a ramp along the west bank of the Scioto River. When the ramp flattened out, Wright unstrapped Nico from his chair and set him on the grass. Nico crawled determinedly toward the river, but the rock bed under the Rich Street bridge kept him a stone’s throw from the water’s edge."This is… → Read More

Rep. Beatty dances to Drake's 'In My Feelings' to get out the vote

Congresswoman Joyce Beatty doesn't know who Keke is — the name dropped in rapper Drake's song "In My Feelings" — but she wants her to vote. Beatty, who represents Ohio's third congressional district, joined celebrities such as Will Smith and the five stars of Netflix show "Queer Eye" in participating in the #InMyFeelingsChallenge, dancing along to the Canadian rapper's hit. I don't know who Keke… → Read More

The 'party with a purpose': A look back at the history of ComFest

On May 12,1972, Steve Abbott’s biggest fear was getting arrested. The Columbus Community Festival, or ComFest, debuted that day on the heels of a Vietnam War protest at the Ohio State University that saw 67 people arrested and 31 injured. The inaugural festival, just one day after the protest, channeled anti-war sentiment and activist spirit into a two-day celebration featuring local… → Read More

A look back at the history of the Columbus pride parade

“Pride and human dignity.” This is what the Columbus gay pride parade is about, a Stonewall Union leader told the Dispatch in 1982. The local → Read More

Where to get help if you or someone you know has suicidal thoughts

With the loss of two prominent stars, the discussion and coverage on suicide has grown this week.If you or someone you know is having suicidal thoughts, → Read More

On the Record: Maureen Dowd and Carl Hulse

Pulitzer Prize-winning, New York Times op-ed writer Maureen Dowd and the Times’ Chief Washington Correspondent Carl Hulse brought “All the News That’s Fit to Print” to the Hill on Tuesday, Oct. 20 … → Read More

Dowd to visit campus

In June 2014, Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd wrote about trying marijuana-laced candy in her Denver, Colo. hotel room while reporting on the state’s legalization of th… → Read More


Bryan Stevenson is a civil rights attorney widely acclaimed for his work representing prisoners on death row. He founded the Equal Justice Initiative, a nonprofit organization based in Montgomery, … → Read More

Party woes plague students

The theme was Oceanography 101, and a wave of excitement washed over two seniors hosting the first party in their North Campus Apartment (NCA) this past Saturday night. They invited 50 friends, ant… → Read More

Unusual ways lottery winners spent their money

A look at the ways -- some of them illegal -- lottery winners have used their winnings → Read More

Language detectives make the web less anonymous

With forensic linguistics, researchers aim to use online harassers' and criminals' own words against them → Read More

Siri may soon turn your voicemails into texts

Apple is testing a new voicemail service that enables Siri to transcribe incoming voice messages → Read More

New two-toned lizard species named for David Attenborough

Researchers discovered a new two-toned flat lizard and named it in honor of the famed naturalist → Read More

Apple may launch a giant iPad

The tech giant is rumored to be planning a bigger, more powerful tablet that could compete with laptops → Read More

Facebook gives users more control of newsfeeds

New app settings let you decide what goes to the top of your feed (and perhaps more importantly, what doesn't) → Read More