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Catching up with the fellows: Penny Smith (video)

Penny Smith, PhD, CEO of Alegria Technologies, discusses her model for fathers to seek gainful employment to enable them to better support their families — while pursuing a career that works for them.  

Catching up with the fellows: Bill Leamon (video)

College & career coach Bill Leamon talks through his innovative approach to mentoring and ultimate goal of seeing ALL Cleveland students succeed. His project is supported through The Innovation Mission, a fellowship from The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland.

Catching up with the fellows: Julie Cortes (video)

Catch up with the fellows of The Innovation Mission as they reach the end of their time in the fellowship. Each of these big ideas has evolved greatly over the past 18 months, and we are pleased to share how…
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Catching up with the fellows: Dabney Conwell (video)

Dabney Conwell, vice president, Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging and executive director, Rose Centers for Aging Well, is considering a new way to support the growing population of low-income seniors. Her approach combines meal prescriptions with in-person delivery that can…
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Catching up with the fellows: Hazel Remesch (video)

Hazel Remesch, supervising attorney at the Legal Aid Society of Greater Cleveland, has seen the toll that evictions can take on Clevelanders living in poverty. Through the Housing Justice Alliance, she is working to support tenants facing eviction with legal…
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