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Thoughts from the CEO

Meet the CEO


Jacklyn A. Chisholm, Ph.D. is President and Chief Executive Officer here at the Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland (CEOGC). She believes one of the best parts of her job is talking with people across the Cleveland area, and hearing their stories. Each week, she’ll blog about those experiences to give you an inside look of the important work the Council does each day. Dr. Chisholm is excited to deepen her connection to the people of Cleveland by sharing these stories and experiences with you.

A Note from our CEO

Dear Friends, Several weeks ago, as a result of the death of George Floyd, I reminded our CEOGC family that these are perilous times that require a level of empathy that has not been evidenced in our country since its founding. Unfortunately, issues of race continue...

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A child's mind is a sponge from birth. Research shows that children develop quickly in the early years, which is why early childhood programs like Head Start are critical to preparing children to succeed in school and in life. The hallmark of the Council for Economic...

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The best investment anyone can make is an investment in themselves. At the Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland (CEOGC) we believe wholeheartedly that our personal development services provided by our committed staff can help you become your "best...

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Utilities can be a significant burden on families that may be struggling with rent, food, daycare, medical bills and so much more. The Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland (CEOGC) administers three programs to assist low income families with their...

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