MVMC to focus on inclusion

The Mahoning Valley Manufacturers Coalition is on the cusp of launching a series of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) initiatives for its members and community partners in a targeted multi-pronged approach. “Our focus is on increasing diversity focus with outreach activities in the community; increase diversity, equity and inclusion awareness among manufacturers; and increasing DEI …

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RACIAL EQUITY WORKSHOP: The Raymond John Wean Foundation will host the 2022 Racial Equity and Inclusion Workshop on Tuesday and Wednesday. Sponsored by the Wean Foundation, this two-day virtual training is hosted by ThirdSpace Action Lab and presented by the Racial Equity Institute.

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YSU Phi Kappa Phi marks 50th anniversary

From Sally Hotchkiss to Bege Bowers, John Loch to Lowell Satre, the list of past presidents of Youngstown State University’s chapter of Phi Kappa Phi reads like a hall of fame of YSU notables across the years. This year, Chapter 143 marks its 50th anniversary. “For half a century, Chapter 143 has kept the tradition …

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The Wean Foundation to Hold Virtual Racial Equity and Inclusion Workshop

April 28, 2022 (Warren, Ohio)– The Raymond John Wean Foundation is inviting community stakeholders to join them for their 2022 Racial Equity and Inclusion Workshop on May 10 and 11. Sponsored by the Wean Foundation, this two-day virtual training is hosted by ThirdSpace Action Lab and presented by the Racial Equity Institute. “The REI training …

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Wean Foundation sets orientation

PROGRAM RETURNS: The Wean Foundation will host a Neighborhood SUCCESS Grantee Orientation 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. today at the Raymond John Wean Foundation Western Reserve Room, 147 W. Market St., Warren. This is the first in-person event for the program since COVID-19. Participants will get to know some of the grassroots organizations and the projects …

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Local foundation awards $400K grant for inclusion and civic work

Two organizations focused on inclusion, meeting the needs of underrepresented communities and policy reform will share in grants totaling $400,000 from The Wean Foundation. Ohio Voice and the Fund for our Economic Future are the two recipients of the Wean Foundation’s first quarter 2022 grants. “Both organizations’ work relates directly to existing and new race equity and inclusion …

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Several Mahoning Valley foundations award nearly $800K in grants in first quarter of 2022

Several Mahoning Valley foundations awarded about $800,000 total in grants in the first quarter of 2022. The Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley announced the results of its first-quarter grant cycle Wednesday, including grants awarded by its supporting organizations. In total, the Community Foundation’s general grant program awarded 23 grants for $186,850 in the first …

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Wean Foundation First Quarter Grants Announced

March 16, 2022 (Warren, Ohio) – The Raymond John Wean Foundation Board of Directors recently met and awarded grants totaling $400,000 to two organizations, which continues a trend by the Foundation of providing multi-year general operating support to grantees.  “We are excited to announce our first quarter 2022 grants to Ohio Voice, a new relationship …

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