Tag Archives: education

Trends for Fall (Ball) 2015

I’ve had conversations with many of the Millennial staff members here at United Way of Greater Cleveland and one question remains; what will we wear to Fall Ball? Fall Ball is the annual fundraiser for United Way’s Young Leaders. This … Continue reading

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How do we get every child reading at grade level?

Guest blogger, Margaret Bernstein is a local ambassador for literacy. She’s also the director of advocacy and community initiatives at WKYC.  Teaching Cleveland’s children to love reading could solve a boatload of other problems. Here’s why: Students who don’t read … Continue reading

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Determination to Graduation

My name is Orlando Hopson, an 18-year-old graduate of John Adams High School. Graduation day was just last week and I have no choice but to reflect on the last four years. Those years were full of fun and accomplishment. … Continue reading

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Young Leaders unite to help reduce low-income achievement gap in Greater Cleveland

Guest blogger, Spencer Dieken is AVP, Corporate Banking Associate Relationship Manager at PNC.  He is a member of United Way of Greater Cleveland’s Young Leaders cabinet. “If you are born poor, you tend to stay there.” If that sentence made … Continue reading

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A single focus: How education, income and health work together

United Way focuses our work on Education, Income and Health. But what exactly do these areas encompass, how are they defined and how do they work together? I work in the Income area, so I see everything through that lens; … Continue reading

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Thank you for supporting Issue 4

Cleveland is enjoying a development and cultural boom, and voters showed they understand how important education is to continuing that momentum. Issue 4 passed with 63 percent of the vote, ensuring continued investment and long-term support for this most crucial … Continue reading

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We’re Setting Bold Goals

How do you envision Greater Cleveland in five years?  Is the community more vibrant?  More connected?  Are all of the people who live here thriving?  Is it known as a great place to live, work and raise a family? Here … Continue reading

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