Run this interactive exercise to better understand the underlying facts about the community members which have long been referred to as "Underserving"
Comprehensive data shines a spotlight on the challenges that children, working-age adults, and senior citizens in our community face every day. The findings serve as the foundation of our community's work going forward.
Situational poverty occurs when there is period in time when an individual falls below the poverty line because of a sudden event.
Right now in Greater Cleveland, many people are falling into poverty due to effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
One flaw of the official poverty measure is that it doesn’t account for government assistance programs that are not income but improve people’s economic situation.
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Potential exposure to lead
Most housing in Cuyahoga County was built before 1970, so people who live in them may be exposed to lead paint.
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What are Adverse Childhood Experiences?
Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) are potentially traumatic events that occur in childhood (birth-17 years).