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Clevelanders are known for our grit. We fight for what we believe in … and right now, there’s plenty to believe in. But that’s only half the story. Nearly 40% of Clevelanders are living in poverty. Almost 60% of Cleveland’s children live in poverty. This is a reality we must face long after the crowds have disappeared.Poverty is a formidable foe … but Cleveland is a city of fighters. Many partners throughout this city and beyond are working to make real impact through: Quality education | Safe, healthy and affordable housing | Food security | Quality, affordable health care | Job creation, preparation and access.
Take a stand against poverty. Join the conversation. #SpeakUpCLE. [More]
U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, M.D., is traveling the country to address the opioid crisis and visited St. Vincent Charity Medical Center July 12. He toured Rosary Hall at St. Vincent Charity to hear from health care providers, community members and advocates working to combat the opioid epidemic.[More]
The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland, as ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System, today announced the appointment of two new members of its staff: Adrienne R. Mundorf, MPH as senior program director and Erica N. Chambers, MPH as program officer, health. [More]
Joseph's Home recently partnered with Emerald Development and Economic Network, Inc. (EDEN), a contract agency of the Alcohol Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services Board of Cuyahoga County, to strengthen the help residents receive to find housing once they leave Joseph's Home.[More]
Joseph’s Home empowers men who are experiencing homelessness and acute illness to heal in a nurturing, faith-based environment and achieve independence. One of the ways Joseph’s Home does this is by providing the men it serves with the tools they need to thrive once they leave. A new chronic disease self-management program, which was profiled in the latest "Joseph’s Journey" e-newsletter, is helping achieve that goal.[More]