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We search from coast-to-coast to bring the most promising, ground-breaking answers to some of Cincinnati’s most challenging poverty-related issues. Organizations in our portfolio represent the best in their fields – in innovation, measurable results and ability to scale.
The Center for Employment Opportunities is dedicated to providing immediate, effective and comprehensive employment services to men and women with recent criminal convictions. CEO’s highly structured and tightly supervised programs help participants regain the skills and confidence needed for successful transitions to stable, productive lives.
My First Place is an education and employment program that serves young adults who are in or are emancipated from child welfare or probation systems. The program employs housing and case management supports to provide participants with the stable foundations that enable them to successfully transition to self-sufficiency.
HomeStart’s Renew Collaborative prevents eviction by creating household financial blueprints, providing rental assistance and 12 months of post-crisis stabilization case management.
The Literacy Lab’s Leading Men Fellowship (LMF) empowers and equips young men of color, ages 18-24, with opportunities in the field of education by serving as a Pre-K literacy tutor to help close the literacy gap within underserved and marginalized communities.
UpTogether is a community, a movement and a platform that highlights, invests in and accelerates the initiatives people in historically undervalued communities are taking to improve their lives and move up, together.