a community where everyone thrives

It is with gratitude and celebration that the Center for Changing Lives family announces the year end transition of its Executive Director, Ellen Ray.


The transition, spearheaded by a Transition and Search Committee of board members and CCL leadership and partners, is being convened to execute CCL’s carefully designed Succession Plan, which was put in place in January 2016.

To read the entire announcement, click here. For the job posting, click here.

So proud of our organization, clients, community, and staff!


LUCHA is proud to announce The Center for Changing Lives(CCL), led for the last three years by Executive Director Ellen Ray, as the 2016 recipient of its The LUCHA Legacy Award. This award recognizes stakeholders who have helped cement LUCHA’s legacy or whose work furthers values to which LUCHA ascribes.  CCL works closely with LUCHA to support disadvantaged populations overcome lack of resources and other barriers in the pursuit of economic opportunity. – http://lucha.org/

Executive Director, Ellen Ray, on Comcast Newsmakers