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Black Empowerment Works

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Moira's Message: $1M Invested In Black Empowerment Works

Dear United Way friends, As we work toward the economic well-being of all people in our region, United Way of Greater Cincinnati will look at everything through the lens of equity, understanding…

UWGC's Black Empowerment Works returns.

Moira's Message: Black Empowerment Works Grants Return

Dear United Way friends, Our Black Empowerment Works grant program (BEW) is returning for a second year and we need YOU to make it successful. Black Empowerment Works promotes Black self…

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How Project Lift rescued Tierra Harris and her family from disaster

Tierra Harris works seven days a week as a home-care aide. Her clients include a woman she has assisted for three years. “She looks at me like a daughter,” Harris says. “I’ve always loved to help…

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Moira's Message: 5 Ways to Get Involved This June

June 15, 2021 -  Dear Friends, Our office is filled with excitement around many simultaneous events and opportunities taking place in June. College Kits for First-Generation College…

New Program Funds Black-Led Ideas Around Addressing Poverty

CINCINNATI, Ohio (Feb. 24, 2020) — Beginning today, community members who have ideas, programs and projects addressing poverty in greater Cincinnati can apply to receive funding and other resources …

2020-2021 Black Empowerment Works Announcement

Black-Led Projects in Greater Cincinnati Receive $600,000 From United Way for Anti-Poverty Efforts

Nearly 30 projects led by Black entrepreneurs will soon receive more than $600,000 in Black Empowerment Works grants to launch or strengthen anti-poverty initiatives. Black Empowerment Works is the…

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