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SOCF fellowship leads to historic Cleveland legislation

Two years after the launch of the first Innovation Mission fellowship, the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland is celebrating a major success: On September 30, Cleveland became only the fourth city in the United States to pass legislation for…
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Homelessness in Cleveland: Just the facts – Staff blog

Every day, we work with many partners in the effort to end homelessness in Cuyahoga County. This is incredibly rewarding yet complex and challenging work across many systems. Sometimes we see stories on TV and social media that don’t quite…
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2019 Grant & Grantee Details

2019 First-Quarter Grants Organization Initiative Grant Amount Case Western Reserve University (First Year Cleveland) $50,000.00 Communications Plan to Reduce Infant Deaths Kent State University Foundation, Inc. $50,000.00 esCentral Interventions: Race, Stress, and Infant Mortality in the Central Neighborhood Children’s Hunger…
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Innovation Mission work spurs legislation for evicted tenants

Thanks in part to the work of The Innovation Mission, Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland’s fellowship to fight poverty, Cleveland City Council is nearing the introduction of legislation that will increase representation for low-income tenants facing eviction. Innovation Mission…
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Blog: How can funders strengthen racial equity work?

As a member of Funders Together to End Homelessness, my colleague Angela D’Orazio and I took the opportunity to participate in a new community of practice, Funders for Racial Equity (FRE). Over the next two years, this peer learning experience…
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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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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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Cleveland selected to support data tracking in youth homelessness

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland and its partners at A Place 4 Me, specifically Cuyahoga County Office of Homeless Services and FrontLine Service, are supporting a new pilot effort to track youth homelessness data across the United States. Launched…
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SOCF honored as Community Partner of the Year at Enterprise celebration

On September 6, Enterprise Community Partners held an event to celebrate 30 years in Ohio, and honored the Sisters of Charity Foundation as a Community Partner of the Year, following nearly 20 years of collaboration on the Housing First initiative….
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Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland awards $345,000 in Q1

CLEVELAND – The board of directors of the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland this week approved $345,000 in grants for the first quarter of 2018. Funding for this quarter is concentrated primarily around efforts to end homelessness, as well…
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