Sisters of Charity Health System & partners launch #SpeakUpCLE social media campaign to take a stand against poverty

7/21/2016

Join us in taking a stand against poverty.

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.

You can help. Join us in elevating the issue of poverty. Speak up and tell our nation’s leaders that by working to eradicate poverty, we lift up entire communities.

Join our social media campaign. Share the #SpeakUpCLE video: https://youtu.be/AGZaN4Qamd8 

 

Tweet with us!

Poverty in Cleveland. How can we make real impact? #SpeakUpCLE https://youtu.be/AGZaN4Qamd8

Nearly 40% of Clevelanders live in poverty. Unacceptable. #SpeakUpCLE to our nation’s leaders.https://youtu.be/AGZaN4Qamd8

Almost 60% of Cleveland children live in poverty. Unacceptable. #SpeakUpCLE to our nation’s leaders. https://youtu.be/AGZaN4Qamd8

#SpeakUpCLE to our nation’s leaders. Quality education for all is essential to eradicating poverty. https://youtu.be/AGZaN4Qamd8

#SpeakUpCLE to our nation’s leaders. Safe, healthy, affordable housing for all is essential to eradicating poverty. https://youtu.be/AGZaN4Qamd8

#SpeakUpCLE to our nation’s leaders. Food security for all is essential to eradicating poverty. https://youtu.be/AGZaN4Qamd8

#SpeakUpCLE to our nation’s leaders. Quality, affordable health care for all is essential to eradicating poverty. https://youtu.be/AGZaN4Qamd8

#SpeakUpCLE to our nation’s leaders. Job creation, preparation & access for all is essential to eradicating poverty. https://youtu.be/AGZaN4Qamd8

Essential reading for #RNCinCLE: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/18/us/sparkling-and-blighted-convention-cities-spotlight-ignored-urban-issues.html #SpeakUpCLE https://youtu.be/AGZaN4Qamd8

Essential reading for #RNCinCLE: http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/cleveland-fractured-city-apt-place-gop-convention/ #SpeakUpCLEhttps://youtu.be/AGZaN4Qamd8

Essential reading for #RNCinCLE: http://www.cleveland.com/opinion/index.ssf/2016/07/the_economic-opportunity_quest.html #SpeakUpCLE https://youtu.be/AGZaN4Qamd8

Clevelanders fight for what we believe in & there’s plenty to believe in. But that’s only half the storyhttps://youtu.be/AGZaN4Qamd8 #SpeakUpCLE

Poverty is a formidable foe … but Cleveland is a city of fighters. https://youtu.be/AGZaN4Qamd8 #SpeakUpCLE

Tell our nation’s leaders that by working to eradicate poverty, we lift up entire communities. https://youtu.be/AGZaN4Qamd8 #SpeakUpCLE 

 

Send a letter to elected officials!

Easily view a template letter, personalize and send it to your elected officials through our advocacy website. 

 

Share social media posts from all of the partners in the #SpeakUpCLE social media campaign!

Sisters of Charity Health System:@SOChealthsystem 

Center for Community Solutions:@CommunitySols 

Enterprise Community Partners:@OhioEnterprise 

Greater Cleveland Food Bank:@CleFoodBank

Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland:@SOCFcleveland 

Vincent Charity Medical Center:@StVincentCMC 

The City Club of Cleveland:@thecityclub

United Way of Greater Cleveland:@UnitedWayCLE 

 

Take a stand against poverty. Join the conversation. #SpeakUpCLE.

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