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Resilient Families Blog: Reflections on “$2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America”

Posted April 28, 2016 in News Items

(4.28.16) I was really moved by Kathryn Edin’s recent address at the City Club, as it served as a reminder of how easy it is for families to fall through the cracks, often in spite of incredible efforts on their part. And it affirmed that – contrary to popular misconceptions that resilience is an innate quality in some people but not others – true family resilience relies on a functioning safety net that offers access to basic needs resources in tough times, and does so in a way that also affords dignity and acknowledges the strengths and assets that are... read more

A Strong Neighborhood Guest Blog Feature: Seeing the Underlying Potential

Posted April 26, 2016 in News Items

As I stood at the top of the hill, my view of the city was broken up by the naked trees running down the hillside, at the bottom of which lay a stern brick structure... read more

Highlights from Inaugural Saint Luke’s Pointe Campus Mixer

Posted March 24, 2016 in News Items

(3.24.16) On Friday, March 18, Saint Luke’s Foundation, along with Cleveland Neighborhood Progress and Neighborhood Connections, hosted the inaugural (and hopefully, the first of many) Saint Luke’s Pointe campus mixer. This midday event brought together... read more

Foundation appoints Grants Manager and Senior Director for Evaluation, Outcomes and Learning

Posted March 24, 2016 in News Items

(3.21.16) Saint Luke’s Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Kathleen Lis Dean, Ph.D. as Senior Director for Evaluation, Outcomes and Learning (pictured at right above) and Kristen Summers as Grants Manager (pictured at... read more

A Strong Neighborhood Blog: What is your favorite public space?

Posted March 15, 2016 in News Items

(3.15.16) What is your favorite public space? “What is your favorite public space?” is one of my favorite “check-in” questions when I host meetings. I ask it for two reasons: It forces people (professionals and civilians alike) to... read more