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Back to School Rally gives boost to families

Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood and Cleveland Transformation Alliance partnered with Friendly Inn Settlement to help Central neighborhood families have a positive start to the new school year with the Back to School Rally. Now in its sixth year, the 2017 Back to…
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Promise Ambassadors awarded Neighborhood Connection grant

Neighborhood Connections, with additional funding from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture, announced that it has awarded Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood Ambassadors with funding for a community engagement project called Central Celebration: Present, Past and Future. Central Celebration will be an event…
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Preschool Read and Ride encourages family reading

The inaugural Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood Preschool Read and Ride program awarded 14 preschool students with brand new bicycles. As part of the Read and Ride program, Promise Neighborhood preschool families read 866 books and 116 families participated in the program….
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SOCF Spotlight: Leading a Promise Neighborhood

In 2010, Cleveland’s Central neighborhood was one of Cuyahoga County’s most challenged. The average annual income of residents was less than $10,000, the infant mortality rate was twice the national average and all three of Central’s K-8 schools received failing…
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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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