Monthly Archives: September 2014

Trading in Luck for Intentionality

By Debi Matese, YWCA Manager of Performance Improvement and Safety – I got to the YWCA via a series of fortunate events, not through intentionality. One day I woke up and was working in the field of data collection, analysis, … Continue reading

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From Ergathon to Eastside Welcome Club

By Lisa Paul Sierk, YWCA Vice President of Advancement – In June 2010, Cleveland’s own Connie Schultz wrote an article for her column in the Plain Dealer titled, “At 18, foster care is over, and it’s bon voyage, little girl” … Continue reading

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About “The Real World”

By Alicia Arends, YWCA Early Learning Center Administrator –  Everyone knows that kids grow up to be adults. We talk at them incessantly about how we are preparing them for “the real world.” In our preparations, it’s easy to forget … Continue reading

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