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Catching up with the fellows: Hazel Remesch (video)

Hazel Remesch, supervising attorney at the Legal Aid Society of Greater Cleveland, has seen the toll that evictions can take on Clevelanders living in poverty. Through the Housing Justice Alliance, she is working to support tenants facing eviction with legal…
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Fellowship perspective: What The Innovation Mission teaches us

As the professional development consultant on The Innovation Mission, Dennis Beatrice has led the fellows in workshops on the innovative process and oversees the ongoing development of their projects. Below, Dennis offers his own reflection on how an innovative process…
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Housing Justice Alliance grows from The Innovation Mission

Hazel Remesch, one of the fellows in The Innovation Mission and a supervising attorney at the Legal Aid Society of Cleveland, has spurred conversation across Cleveland about the right to legal counsel in eviction cases. Since the launch of One…
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The Innovation Mission: College and career mentoring made easy

As a member of the Fund for Our Economic Future, the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland looks to influence innovation and challenging the status quo throughout Greater Cleveland, in an attempt to provide economic opportunities for all members of…
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Living our values: Respect through grantmaking

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland is committed to sharing insights and learning to support the philanthropic community in our shared effort to break the cycle of poverty. Each quarter, Christine Mitton, PhD, director of knowledge and learning for…
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Called to be extraordinary: SOCF president on innovating for the future

As a member of the Fund for Our Economic Future, the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland looks to influence innovation and challenging the status quo throughout Greater Cleveland, in an attempt to provide economic opportunities for all members of…
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Program Officer Blog: Innovation for social change

The Sisters of Charity Foundation (SOCF) of Cleveland’s fellowship, known as The Innovation Mission, is a powerful opportunity for accomplished professionals to advance their innovative ideas to change the trajectory of poverty in Cleveland. The five professionals we selected for The Innovation Mission…
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Video: Using innovation to fight poverty

“Innovation is hard,” says Dabney Conwell, fellow in The Innovation Mission, Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland’s inaugural fellowship that challenges five Cleveland professionals to use the power of design thinking and innovation to break the cycle of poverty. She…
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From our Fellows: The innovative potential of micro-mentoring

The Sisters of Charity Foundation (SOCF) of Cleveland’s fellowship, known as The Innovation Mission, is a powerful opportunity for accomplished professionals to advance their innovative ideas to change the trajectory of poverty in Cleveland. The five professionals we selected for The Innovation Mission…
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SOCF program director reflects on Equity Summit

More than 70 Ohioans attended PolicyLink’s Equity Summit in April, including SOCF’s senior program director, Adrienne Mundorf. Adrienne recently spoke with Philanthropy Ohio to reflect on the equity summit. We’ve shared her answers below; for the full article, including thoughts…
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