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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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The below text appeared in Global Sisters Report and The National Catholic Reporter in July 2019, highlighting the success of Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland’s poverty-challenging fellowship, The Innovation Mission. Ideas incubator brings success to new poverty-disruption programs in Cleveland by Carol Schuck…
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Penny Smith, PhD, CEO of Alegria Technologies, discusses her model for fathers to seek gainful employment to enable them to better support their families — while pursuing a career that works for them.  

College & career coach Bill Leamon talks through his innovative approach to mentoring and ultimate goal of seeing ALL Cleveland students succeed. His project is supported through The Innovation Mission, a fellowship from The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland.

Dabney Conwell, vice president, Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging and executive director, Rose Centers for Aging Well, is considering a new way to support the growing population of low-income seniors. Her approach combines meal prescriptions with in-person delivery that can…
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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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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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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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August 20, 2018 – CLEVELAND – The Innovation Mission, a fellowship developed by the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland (SOCF) in partnership with the Cleveland Leadership Center, is teaching five local experts the power of innovative thinking – especially…
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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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