May 9, 2017

Central Promise Neighborhood hosts ‘reverse ride along’ for new Cleveland Police recruits

The Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood and Jan Thrope, community activist and founder of Inner Visions of Cleveland, hosted a "reverse ride along" for 49 new Cleveland Police recruits in April. The program is a re-imagining of the traditional police ride along as it reverses roles and lets the community design the tour and highlight people, places and resources they would like to introduce to Cleveland's newest police officers. [More]
March 30, 2017

Health care and community leaders welcome new SCHS president & CEO at GCHI event

Cleveland and Northeast Ohio medical and community leaders recently gathered at the Global Center for Health Innovation to welcome Thomas J. Strauss as president & CEO of the Sisters of Charity Health System. More than 300 community and industry leaders gathered for the event, which featured a keynote from Tom, as well as remarks from Sister Judith Ann Karam CSA, congregational leader of the Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine; Robert Spangler M.D., board chair of the Sisters of Charity Health System; and Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish. [More]
November 10, 2016

Promise Neighborhood director discusses youth violence at Cleveland City Council forum

Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood Director Lowell Perry Jr. recently participated in the “Community Conversation: Solutions for Addressing Violence” event hosted by Cleveland City Council. Perry was on a panel at the event to discuss current programs addressing ongoing violence in the Central community. [More]
May 9, 2016

Promise engagement manager wins 2016 Vibrant City Award

Cleveland Neighborhood Progress recently honored Joe Black, engagement manager for the Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood, as one of its nine 2016 Vibrant City Award winners. [More]
March 11, 2016

Catholic Health World features Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood

In its March 15 edition, Catholic Health World, the national newspaper of the Catholic Health Association of the United States, published a cover page feature of the Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood. The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland is the lead convener of the Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood, which brings together many partners, including philanthropy, residents, community service providers and schools. [More]
August 21, 2015

Promise Neighborhood director testifies at first traveling legislative committee meeting

Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood Director Lowell Perry Jr. joined other policy and social services agencies to present testimony during the recent Ohio House of Representatives Community and Family Advancement Committee’s first summer tour stop in Cleveland. [More]
October 31, 2014

Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood partners team up to welcome new teachers

More than 150 new teachers and staff from schools in Cleveland’s Central neighborhood joined with a number of Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood partners prior to the start of the school year for a day of community building and introductions to the assets and challenges associated with the neighborhood. [More]
June 18, 2014

Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood adds new staff

The Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood continues to build capacity with the addition of three new staff members through funding from the state of Ohio. The new staff is focused on three strategic areas: student access, neighborhood engagement and resident leadership. [More]
June 2, 2014

Earned Income Tax Credit boosts Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood

The people living within the boundaries of the Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood are $5.7 million more prosperous because of the federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), which helped an estimated 1,900 low-wage working families and individuals in the community make ends meet, according to a new report made possible by the support of the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland. [More]
April 22, 2014

Sisters of Charity Health System sponsors City Club forum on education transformation

The Sisters of Charity Health System supported a recent forum about education transformation at The City Club of Cleveland with Professor David Kirp from the Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkley. Susanna Krey, senior vice president for foundations, outreach ministries and external affairs for the health system, introduced Kirp to the audience. [More]

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