Statistic: Creating Career Opportunities 2

More than half a million Greater Clevelanders lack the skills to obtain jobs that provide a
decent standard of living.

Source: The Literacy Cooperative


Statistic: Stopping Violence 6

Approximately 50 to 80% of all child abuse and neglect cases substantiated by child protective services involve some degree of substance abuse by the child’s parents.


Statistic: Stopping Violence 5

Health care is 16% higher for women who were sexually abused as children.

Source: National Sexual Violence Resource Center


Statistic: Stopping Violence 4

Rape is the most under-reported crime, with 63% of sexual assaults not reported to police. Only 12% of child sexual abuse is reported to the authorities.

Source: National Sexual Violence Resource Center


Statistic: Stopping Violence 3

1 in 5 women is raped during her lifetime.

Source: National Sexual Violence Resource Center


Statistic: Stopping Violence 2

In 2016, 239 fatalities resulted from gun violence in Cuyahoga County. 150 of those fatalities were homicide.

Source: Cuyahoga Medical Examiner Statistical Report 2016


Statistic: Stopping Violence 1

In Ohio, someone is killed with a gun every 8 hours.

Source: Ohio Coalition Against Gun Violence


Statistic: Treating Substance and Mental Health 2

In 2018 (through July) there were 1,728 fatal and non-fatal overdoses in Cuyahoga County.

Source: CCS


Statistic: Treating Substance and Mental Health 1

There were 4,690 fatal and non-fatal overdoses in Cuyahoga County in 2017.

Source: Health Data Dashboard, Summit County Public Health


Statistic: Managing Chronic Health 3

In 2015, 187,500 persons (15.1% of the population) in Cuyahoga County were living with a disability.

Source: CCS