Reflections on Racial Inequity and My Foundation's Work

Shari Harrell, president of the Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley, writes about her task as a Foundation leader in addressing racial inequities: "I must consider my role as a gatekeeper and find ways to be different and to do better."

Northeast Ohio's Startup Ecosystem: The Visible and The Invisible

Deborah Hoover, of Fund member the Burton D. Morgan Foundation, writes about the startup ecosystem in Northeast Ohio, of which we're proud to be a long-time supporter. Learn more from this Meeting of the Minds post.

Down 6,195 Jobs in Lorain County

Our Director of Regional Engagement Kevin Alin recently spoke at a forum hosted by the Lorain County Urban League, giving an overview of the local economy and opportunities for future growth.

The Hubbub About Job Hubs

Crain's Cleveland Business highlights Peter Truog's piece in CityLab on job hubs and inclusive economic growth.

One Key to a Rust Belt Comeback: Job Hubs

Director of Civic Innovation and Insight Peter Truog writes on CityLab about how our region is working to make inclusive growth possible by connecting jobs to people and people to jobs. A key to this work is zeroing in on Northeast Ohio's job hubs.

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