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.

HEAD START — QUALITY CHILDHOOD EARLY EDUCATION

The Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland (CEOGC) has served as the Community Action Agency (CAA) for Cuyahoga County for more than 50 years.  In addition to being the largest CAA in Ohio, we operate the largest Head Start program. In fact, our first...

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DECISION

Everyday, we are bombarded with the need to make decisions; some are easy and some are difficult. For many of the families we serve at the Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland (CEOGC), decisions can mean the difference between getting help in the...

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CHANGE

Change of any kind can be very unnerving to anyone — whether it’s due to the loss of a job, divorce, death, or illness – it can be life altering. Many of our customers at the Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland (CEOGC) confront change...

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TRUST

Trust is earned by following through and being dependable in small things as well as in large things. (Unknown) The Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland (CEOGC) has been an important resource to low-income families in Cuyahoga County for over 52...

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TRANSFORMATION

Merriam-Webster dictionary defines “transform” as (a) “to change in composition or structure; (b) “to change the outward form or appearance of”; and (c) “to change in character or condition.” At the Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland (CEOGC), we “Invest in People, Nurture Their Success and Transform Lives Every Day!”

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