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Previous Anisfield-Wolf Memorial Award Winners

The Anisfield-Wolf Memorial Award is one of two awards established in 1964 by the late Edith Anisfield-Wolf – poet, philanthropist, and civic leader. Known by those closest to her as a quiet and reserved woman, Edith was ahead of her time in her thinking on social issues. She left her mark on Cleveland and its institutions...


Webinar: Virtual Medicaid Institute

On Friday, April 23, Community Solutions hosted the Virtual Medicaid Institute. With increasing focus on social determinants of health and a Medicaid managed care procurement in Ohio, new tools are emerging to better coordinate care and address non-medical issues. At the same time, there are many community-based organizations that have been doing this work for...


Webinar: SNAP College Student Eligibility

On Thursday, March 4 Community Solutions hosted a webinar about college students accessing food assistance benefits. Up until now, many college students have been barred from accessing SNAP (food assistance) benefits. However, due to the pandemic, the USDA is allowing new flexibilities so low-income “traditional” students can temporarily qualify for benefits. Check out the recording...


Budish: Record mail, early vote in Cuyahoga County, how to report voter intimidation

Cuyahoga County holds periodic press conference updating citizens on the coronavirus pandemic and other issues in the county. The October 30 Cuyahoga County briefing began with County Executive, Armond Budish giving an update on the November 3 election. Ohio has a state law that extends the time to count ballots so votes coming in after...