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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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KinderKits promote school readiness in Promise Neighborhood

Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood is helping Central children prepare for kindergarten by providing KinderKits to 100 Pre-K students who will be entering kindergarten in Fall of 2017. Students graduating from Pre-K programs at George Washington Carver Elementary and Marion-Sterling Elementary…
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Plain Dealer features Cleveland police ‘reverse ride along’

On Wednesday, April 12, 2017, the Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood and Jan Thrope, community activist and founder of Inner Visions Cleveland, hosted a “reverse ride along” for new Cleveland Police recruits. The program is a re-imagining of the traditional police…
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Promise Neighborhood becomes hub for early learning

Due to the work of Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood and partners such as Starting Point, the Promise Neighborhood has become a hub for high quality early learning centers. In 2013, just 38 percent of early learning centers in Central were…
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Read and Ride awards bikes to students

Read and Ride is a program that aims to encourage young readers to increase their reading by awarding a bicycle to students who read the most books during the school year. Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood and Knights of Pythias partner…
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