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SVP Cleveland Hiring Executive Director

SVP Cleveland is seeking a new Executive Director to lead the next phase of our growth and innovation. This is a special opportunity to lead and engage a group of like-minded Partners. Our next Executive Director will help us locally strengthen non-profits and advance equity, while at the same time connecting SVP Cleveland to the broader network of worldwide SVPs making change in their communities. See full position description here…

PHASTAR wins bigBANG! 2020, SVP’s Showcase of Social Change and Innovation

bigBANG! provides a forum for Northeast Ohio nonprofits to pitch their socially innovative work and recruit volunteers and donors. The SVP program includes two months of individualized Fast Pitch coaching; a cash award of $1000; a professional video of their pitch; a professional photo; the opportunity to share their story on stage in front of an audience of entrepreneurs, thought leaders, and representatives from nonprofits and businesses; and more.

Moments of Silence. Moments of Hope. A Glimpse into Cleveland’s Human Trafficking Court

I am sitting in a small courtroom in downtown Cleveland next to Tenisha Gant-Watson, Executive Director of Jordan Community Resource Center. Unlike any other court I’d seen in real life or on TV, the room is filled with women. Everyone is visiting and chatting among themselves, cracking jokes and catching up. Some are clean and sober, others seem to be high.  Some are with guards in special pews and wearing gray jail scrubs, not the ‘Orange is the New Black’ outfits my stereotype led me to expect.