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Voices of Leadership: A Conversation with Felton Thomas Jr. and Tari Rivera

The legacy and important work of the Sisters of Charity Foundation are what drew both Felton Thomas Jr. and Tari Rivera to get involved in its mission. For Thomas, executive director and CEO of the Cleveland Public Library, it was…
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SOCF: 20 Years of Work to Break the Cycle of Poverty

RESPECT AND DIGNITY. COLLABORATION. Compassion. Justice. Courage. The earliest Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine who arrived in Cleveland from France in 1851 carried few personal possessions, but what they did bring was a commitment to serve the poor according…
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This ______ fights poverty. Do you have an answer?

One big idea could change everything. Are you a leader, a doer, a thinker, an inventor? Are you ready to turn your professional experience and accomplishments into game-changing solutions that serve the greater good today and uplift generations to come?…
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Crain’s Cleveland announces launch of Innovation Mission

The below article was published in Crain’s Cleveland Business to announce the launch of The Innovation Mission: Fighting Poverty with Big Ideas, a program from the Sisters of Charity Foundation to use innovation to disrupt the cycle of poverty. Sisters of…
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Turn Big Ideas Into Solutions to Break the Cycle of Poverty in Cleveland

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland Launches The Innovation Mission Fellowship CLEVELAND, Ohio (April 26, 2017) – Business, community and civic leaders with a hunch of how to change the trajectory of poverty in Cleveland now have a powerful new…
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