We are excited to announce the launch of a one-year pilot of Cleveland Documenters, in partnership with Chicago-based civic journalism lab City Bureau and with support from the Cleveland Foundation and the Visible Voice Charitable Fund of the Cleveland Foundation.
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We are excited to be the home of City Bureau’s Documenters program in Cleveland. Documenters are residents who inform their communities by attending and documenting City of Cleveland and Cuyahoga County public meetings. The Documenters Field Coordinator, in collaboration with Neighborhood Connections staff, will: coordinate and manage deployment of Documenters; edit and review the content […]
Neighbor Up is about making people-powered change in communities. Use your civic muscle: check your voter registration and fill out the census. Please read our post in support of Black Lives Matter and the continuing fight for racial justice in America. Health and safety are so important to building vibrant community spaces. With that in […]
Neighbor Up Cleveland has been building community networks for years, and now they are a vital resource of support and community during COVID-19…
The Live 2 Love Project was funded by a Neighbor Up Action Grant:
“Craven Smith was bullied as a child. To cope, he became a bully himself. Now he’s on a mission to prevent bullying…”
Click the photo to see the requests, offers + declarations from the Virtual Marketplace
A group of Neighbor Up members who are also parents with children in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District have formed the Cleveland Parent Leadership Action Network also called clePLAN. They want to connect with other parents and caregivers. If you are a parent or caregiver with children in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District, connect with […]
The Virtual Marketplace (like The Marketplace) is a high energy, 30-minute exercise that can be used to help people identify and exchange gifts, favors, and advice. However, the Virtual Marketplace is done online. It was developed by Neighbor Up members in response to COVID-19. It brings to life our interconnectedness by showing that we all […]
We’re excited to announce the formation of Cleveland’s Civic User Testing Group, also known as CUTgroup. This is an exciting opportunity to learn about technology and help shape the way it impacts our lives. If you opt-in and participate, you’ll be compensated for your time.
Many of us have seen the statistic: 66 percent of Cleveland adults are functionally illiterate, meaning they struggle to read bus schedules, medicine bottles and other everyday information. One woman working to improve adult literacy in Cleveland compared reading to breathing – those of us who can read don’t really think about it, but it […]
Neighbors in the Buckeye-Shaker community have organized a Holiday Bazaar featuring everything from soap-makers to craft-makers. Shop local from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. this Saturday, December 21 at Fairhill Partners, 12200 Fairhill Rd. The purpose of the Holiday Bazaar is to connect budding community entrepreneurs to customers, said Julian Khan, one of the organizers. […]
Check out this story about Neighbor Up Action Grants with journalist Harry Boomer on his Sunday morning show CW 43 Focus.
The Neighbor Up Action Grant Committee approved $180,979 in grants to support 65 projects in Cleveland and East Cleveland neighborhoods. Cuyahoga Arts & Culture, the local public funder for arts and culture, will co-fund eight of the resident-led arts and culture projects through a partnership with Neighborhood Connections. Cleveland Climate Action Fund will fund five […]
Neighbor Up Action Grants will support, with additional funding from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture and the Cleveland Climate Action Fund, 66 resident-led projects in Cleveland and East Cleveland with $182,979 in funding. Click here for a complete list of our Fall 2019 grants including details about each project, the grant amount awarded, and neighborhood where the project will […]