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Plain Dealer “cheers” Housing First in 2017 roundup

The editorial board of the Cleveland Plain Dealer cheered Housing First in its annual roundup of top stories for 2017. Below is the recognition, as posted on Cleveland.com. CHEERS . . . to the Housing First Coalition Cheers to Housing First Coalition for building…
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WVIZ: Long-Term Homelessness Dwindles Down in Cuyahoga County

Below is a segment featured on Cleveland PBS affiliate WVIZ about the efforts of the Housing First initiative and its success in reducing chronic homelessness in Cuyahoga County by 86%. Organized in 2002, Housing First is a collaboration of many…
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Housing First featured on WCPN Sound of Ideas

Recently, Housing First, a collaboration of community organizations in Cuyahoga County, announced that it is on pace to end long-term homelessness in the county by 2020.   Click the link below to listen to a conversation on WCPN’s The Sound…
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Crain’s Cleveland highlights work of Housing First

Below is an article from Crain’s Cleveland Business about the Housing First initiative, which recently announced it is on pace to end long-term homelessness in Cuyahoga County by 2020. The initiative was convened in 2002 by the Sisters of Charity…
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Housing First efforts spotlighted on Cleveland.com

The below article, published on Cleveland.com, outlines the efforts to address long-term homelessness in Cleveland through the Housing First initiative, which the Sisters of Charity Foundation, Enterprise Community Partners and the Cleveland/Cuyahoga County Office of Homeless Services convened in 2002….
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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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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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SOCF Spotlight: Ending Homelessness

For the Sisters of Charity Foundation, ending homelessness in Cuyahoga County is a team effort. To that end, the foundation considers its grantees equal partners. “We’re serving as a sounding board and offering ideas and suggestions, and constantly thinking about…
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Report highlights results, learnings and next steps for 100-Day Challenge to end youth homelessness

A Way Home America recently released a brief report highlighting the results, learnings and next steps from the 100-Day Challenge to prevent and end youth homelessness. In partnership with the Rapid Results Institute, A Way Home America launched the 100-Day…
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SOCF hosts capstone event to 100-Day Challenge

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland recently hosted a convening of national and local partners in the work to prevent and end homelessness for young adults. The meeting took place at the Global Center for Health Innovation on January…
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