Our Vision

Our vision is empowered residents creating a healthy, vibrant, equitable and economically stable Mahoning Valley.

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Four Interns Become Staff at Local Organization

Since 2011, Youngstown State University’s Nonprofit Leadership Summer Honors Internship program has given 54 YSU students the chance to test their mettle in the nonprofit and public work sector. The biennial program provides full-time, 12-week paid internships with local organizations to 10 YSU students. At the session’s conclusion…

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Emerging Leaders InterMISSION

Since 2013, the Emerging Leaders Program has cultivated 21st century leadership skills and fostered the radical imagination of 75 emerging community leaders. By leveraging their unique assets, the program has created pathways to civic and public decision making tables in the Mahoning Valley. Building on this momentum, this fall we will launch Emerging Leaders InterMISSION.

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Announcing Wean Park!

The Raymond John Wean Foundation Park will feature 1.25 miles of walking trails and 20 acres of recreational space. Long-term proposals for attractions within the park also include space for sports, community gardens, a children’s play area, a dog park and even a family water park.

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President, Jennifer Roller is panelist at In Her Shoes

Hosted by The Soul of Philanthropy Cleveland and Candid,  In Her Shoes: Stories, Insights, & Perspectives from Women of Color included women of color who have navigated the philanthropic and nonprofit sphere, persisted, and produced impact for communities. Team Wean was honored to celebrate this moment and movement with such amazing women!




TNP Announces Free Tool and Knowledge Library Free Resources for Educators

Trumbull Neighborhood Partnership has developed a FREE Tool and Knowledge Library full of resources to teach children in grades K-6 about various healthy activities.

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Visit The Raymond John Wean Facebook Page!

Our vision of empowered residents creating a healthy, vibrant, equitable and economically stable Mahoning Valley happens best when we’re all informed. To that end, our goal is to keep you connected to the Foundation’s latest news about support, alignment and partnerships.

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2018 Foundation Impact Report!

We’re pleased to share our work in the Mahoning Valley!

Empowered residents creating a healthy, vibrant, equitable and economically stable Mahoning Valley.

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