Coalition for a Better Life* was awarded $2,200 for Peace Camp. This five week summer camp brings together youth and their families for a variety of activities in arts, crisis intervention, cultural history, and recreation.
Clyde Rahman Community Center was awarded $2,000 for Terrific Tuesdays – The Power is in Your Hand. This program involves a weekly game involving the community that addresses mental, physical and emotional health issues.
Cleveland Treatment Center* was awarded $2,500 for Let it Ride. This program uses music education to help at-risk youth develop mental, emotional, and social skills. Students will learn occupational skills such as writing, music production and graphic design.
Cleveland Print Room* was awarded $2,629 for Snaps-n-Words: Guerrilla Art in the St.Clair/Superior Neighborhood. This goal of this art project is to improve art awareness and make the neighborhood more attractive by distributing free art and poetry cards.
Cleveland Inner City Boxing was awarded $3,000 for Boxing Club. This program provides an alternative to negative behavior while teaching the fundamentals of boxing. Members learn the importance of discipline, responsibility, respect and mental strength.
City Rising Farm was awarded $3,000 for Lettuce Lead, bringing teens and seniors together to develop practices for neighborhood food systems. Projects include a diversity garden, arts and crafts at City Rising Farm and a bottle tree art project.
Caring Individuals Stepping out against Breast Cancer was awarded $3,000 for 2015 Caring Individuals Stepping Out Against Breast Cancer Walk. This event helps to educate the community on the treatable nature of breast cancer when caught early. A health fair offering medical checkups will be part of the event.
CARE for Almira* was awarded $1,500 for Summer Theatre at Almira. This summer program aims to teach children social emotional skills through a variety of activities and tutoring, as well as provide weekly sessions to bring parents and children together.
CARE Assisted Living Facility was awarded $3,000 for Simply Care Enhanced, a program to train caregivers on how to effectively care for themselves, which leads to better care for others. Many different topics on both physical and mental health will be covered.
BTBY was awarded $1,900 for Be the Beautiful You. The goal of this project is to create a website to connect women and advocate self-confidence. This program will also address women’s health issues, both physical and mental.
The Cleveland Junior Jitterbugs* was awarded $2,500 for After-School Swing Dance Program. This program helps youth develop skills in communication, leadership, responsibility, self-discipline, teamwork, perseverance while learning to swing dance.
Cleveland Association of Black Storytellers* was awarded $2,915 for Hough Community Youth Storytellers: I am Hough. This program teaches children basic storytelling while helping them develop performance skills and self-confidence.
Broadway Comanches Youth Mentoring and Sports Association was awarded $4,000 for Youth Football. In addition to playing football, this program also promotes education and teaches kids how to become productive adults through hard work and responsibility
Avenues for Positive Change* was awarded $758 for The R.O.S.E Project, a mentoring program for teen girls. This project uses art and creative writing projects to help young women develop self-respect and social skills.
Association of African-American Cultural Gardens* was awarded $1,500 for Juneteenth Celebration, a day of cultural and historical discovery to commemorate the ending of slavery. Activities will include storytelling, re-enactments, and more.
Ashbury East 108th -East 115th Block Club was awarded $2,000 for The Sixth Annual Healthy Living through Fun and Education Youth Program. This program provides 200 children with educational and healthy activities throughout the summer.
Apples of Gold III* was awarded $2,000 for Apples of Gold III Summer Camp. The camp is for children ages 6 to 13 and consists of academic and cultural arts activities, and addresses issues of negative behavior. Their goal is to curtail juvenile delinquency and introduce children to the arts.
1942-1946 West 47th Community Garden Group* was awarded $850 for 1942-1946 W. 47th St. Community Garden. This project will help buy plants and seeds for the community garden, which engages the community and supplies food for the neighborhood.
Staying connected during this time of physical distancing
Your health and safety are vitally important. With that in mind, all in-person Neighbor Up gatherings are on hold as we observe the guidelines to stop the spread of COVID-19. However, we are staying connected though phone calls and in online spaces.