Monthly Archives: April 2014

Cleveland Strong in Cincinnati

In early April I spent a week in Cincinnati where I had the opportunity to network and learn from more than 1,400 educators and public education advocates at the Coalition for Community Schools National Forum. The Forum is hosted every … Continue reading

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Saving for a rainy day

April is National Financial Capability Month and recently President Barack Obama stressed the importance of financial education in the classroom. Statistics show 25.4 percent of Americans aren’t prepared to cover three months of their basic living expenses – housing, bills … Continue reading

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What’s Cleveland’s Unique Style? Compassion!

It’s hard to deny Cleveland has a lot of cool features to be proud of — vibrant neighborhoods, delicious food, and a culture built on perseverance and the rock ‘n’ roll spirit, to name just a few. At an upcoming event hosted … Continue reading

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Inspire, encourage and influence our youth

If you attended our Annual Meeting, you remember elementary school students from Franklin D. Roosevelt wearing caps and gowns being escorted by United Way volunteers across the stage. It symbolized our commitment to help our kids graduate from high school.

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