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This Valentine’s Day, Consider Making Room in Your Heart for a Child in Need

02/14/19, 10:40 AM
Cuyahoga County currently has more than 2,500 children in our care—more than we’ve had in years. Most will be in our custody temporarily while their parents or guardians work to resolve issues; some need a forever family. Whether temporary or permanent, each of these 2,500 children need a safe, stable, and loving place to call home. Finding those homes requires normal, everyday people deciding to make room in their hearts for a child who needs help.
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Senior Hunger Advocacy Update

01/23/19, 11:59 AM
Seniors remain vulnerable to hunger when they cannot easily access food or have a limited income that results in eating food of poor nutritional value simply because it’s the most affordable. Sometimes referred to as “food insecurity,” an increasing number of seniors face a daily reality of impending malnutrition.
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Protecting Our Seniors

10/11/18, 04:20 PM
When you think of abuse or neglect of our most vulnerable residents you often think of children. But there is a growing population at risk that we often overlook. They are members of our families, neighborhoods, and churches. You might see them every day at work and miss the signs.
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Safe Sleep Awareness and Training Is Saving Babies in Cuyahoga County

08/30/18, 03:21 PM
First Year Cleveland is helping to tackle the challenge of high infant mortality rates (IMR) in Cuyahoga County. Created in late 2015 with financial support from Cuyahoga County and the City of Cleveland as well as other organizations, First Year Cleveland's mission is to mobilize the community through partnerships and a unified strategy to reduce infant deaths.
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County Workforce Collaboration Benefits Local Business, Creates Opportunities for Residents

08/09/18, 03:02 PM
Cuyahoga County continues to streamline its process to support local businesses and to provide residents with career paths. One recent example is the work that Cuyahoga County’s innovative new workforce training program, SkillUp, and the County’s youth internship program did to support Motorcars Honda. Through a coordinated effort, the County helped Motorcars meet a talent supply need and created career and wage advancement opportunities for internship program participants.
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