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Housing First on pace to end long-term homelessness in Cuyahoga County by 2020

CLEVELAND – Housing First, a collaboration of community organizations in Cuyahoga County, announced today that it is on pace to end long-term homelessness in the county by 2020. When construction of its $12.9-million apartment building in Brooklyn Centre is completed…
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Sisters of Charity Foundation Selects 5 Fellows

Five Cleveland-area professionals will begin this fall to research their ideas to disrupt the cycle of poverty as the newly announced fellows of The Innovation Mission, a ground-breaking initiative launched by the Sisters of Charity Foundation. Over one-third of Cleveland’s…
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FreshLo Project Uses Food, Art & Culture to Restore Communities

At the community level, health, arts, food and environment are closely connected. It’s difficult to improve one without including the others. That’s been a driving force behind funding for many food-oriented initiatives around Cleveland because these areas can yield multiple…
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First AWHA Community Dashboards Post

The national initiative to build the movement to prevent and end homelessness among young people – known as A Way Home America – today unveiled the first data set from its nation-wide youth homelessness Community Dashboard effort. The AWHA Community…
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Wanted: Innovative Ideas to Fight Poverty

This article originally appeared on the Fund for Our Economic Future blog, and was written by one of our program officers, Margaret Eigsti: One in three Cleveland residents and over half of the city’s children live in poverty. These statistics…
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