A Cleveland Kids Book Bank sign offers free books laid out on a cafeteria table

Summer of Purpose: Maria Ferrato

Our #SummerOfPurpose blog series follows this year’s Cleveland Foundation Summer Interns as they reflect on 11 weeks spent working with Cleveland-area nonprofit and public sector organizations. In today’s blog, we hear from Maria Ferrato, who spent her...

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The Juneteenth flag where the upper half is blue and lower half is red. Colors are divided by a horizontal arch. In the center is a white star which is outlined.

#JuneteenthDay: A celebration of freedom

By Cameron Aloway, Marketing & Communications Intern Juneteenth is recognized nationally as the oldest commemoration celebrating the abolishment of slavery. Although President Abraham Lincoln issued the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation on Sept. 22...

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Celebrating Pride in the CLE

By Cameron Aloway, Cleveland Foundation Marketing & Communications Intern Love and acceptance filled the streets of Greater Cleveland as the city commemorated Pride in the CLE in person for the first time since 2019. Every June, the LGBT Community Center...

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