Social Change

Feature Story Abel Currie, 63, sits in his hotel room in May quarantined safely as he searches for a permanent apartment.

West side hotel gives Cleveland’s homeless a place to rest their heads during coronavirus pandemic


Buzz Zygote Press

How Cleveland organizations are coping with coronavirus shutdowns#COVID-19


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Like other industrial cities around the turn of the 20th century, Cleveland prospered and grew rapidly, earning many of its residents handsome nest eggs. Fortunately for future Clevelanders, wealthy industrialists made a habit of digging deep to give back. Generous contributions lead to the creation of the Metroparks system, Cleveland Orchestra, Playhouse Square and numerous other enduring regional assets. Who's leading the charge these days to affect change for the public good? Social innovation requires us to think differently about how to solve tough social problems. It's getting new people around the table, from techies and artists to those already working on the issues. It's not just coming up with ideas; it's putting good ideas to work.