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United Way of Summit & Medina Fact Sheet

Reflective of our Community: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Progress In the last five years, United Way of Summit & Medina (UWSM) has successfully diversified its board and staff to better reflect the community it serves. Currently, 23% of Summit County’s...

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Investigation Q&A

United Way of Summit & Medina has launched an investigation into allegations made anonymously, purportedly by current and former employees. We understand this will naturally prompt questions from the community. Below is a Q&A to address at least some of these...

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iC.A.R.E in-school mentoring becomes United Way program

United Way of Summit County has welcomed a new member into its family of community impact programs and initiatives. Created in 2013, the iC.A.R.E Mentoring program provides Akron Public School students in grades K-12 with nurturing and supportive role models. Unlike...

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iCARE mentors building relationships, one student at a time

By Colette Jenkins Published in Akron Beacon Journal/Ohio.com Local iCARE program builds relationships, one student at a time. Adult participants, mentees teach each other invaluable lessons Ingrid Abraham-Turner and Jannae Chapman have spent the last year building a...

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