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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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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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