Last week we said we had a BIG announcement to make about Cleveland Documenters. You may remember the conversation we’ve been having over the last 6 months about partnering with the Ohio Local News Initiative (OLNI) which intends to create a new, nonprofit newsroom here in Cleveland. Back in December, many of you attended the in-person “meet […]
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“When Bobby Taylor started the “Humans of Lorain County” Facebook page, he had an idea what he wanted to do. But he had no idea what to expect. With only two posts online and just a few weeks up and running, the page has already been seen by more than 25,000 people. The idea grew […]
Cleveland is required by law each year to pass a balanced budget, meaning the city can’t spend more money than it takes in. Here’s how the process works…
Our next Neighbor Up Action Grant deadline is Tuesday, February 15th at 11:59 p.m. Grants range from $500 to $5,000, and are meant to spur small, grassroots community projects. Grants may be used for a wide variety of projects, and groups are encouraged to think in new ways about what will work in their communities and with whom they might partner. Thanks to support from the Funders Collaborative on COVID Recovery, we’ll able to offer more funding for pandemic recovery proposals to groups in Cuyahoga, Geauga and Lake counties.
“NEOCH, Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry (LMM), Neighborhood Connections, and the Fair Housing Center for Rights and Research are hosting the Teach-In—a community conversation about renter issues and imagining housing justice in Cleveland—to help people learn about their rights as renters and how to stay in their homes.” Read the full story here.
Neighborhood Connections, in partnership with Cuyahoga Arts & Culture, is seeking Arts & Culture Fellows to support the stewardship of our Virtual Arts & Culture Network Nights. Arts & Culture Fellows will be emerging artists from diverse disciplines and backgrounds with a vested interest in weaving our city’s arts and culture community.
Thank you for another great year of Arts and Culture Network Night. We are pleased to have hosted six virtual events in 2021. These virtual events provided a space to stay connected with each other and the arts in a challenging year. Being online pushed us to craft new avenues for connection. The public agenda helps us navigate the online platform, and “What’s Lifting You Up” gives us a chance to further incorporate arts and culture into the discussion.
Check out this story from WKYC-TV about our most recent grantmaking. It includes a link to the Neighbor Up episode of “We The People” featuring members talking about their work across the city.
Our grantmaking committee has approved $323,930 in grants to support 126 projects in Cleveland and East Cleveland. Cuyahoga Arts & Culture, the local public funder for arts and culture, will co-fund 20 of these resident-led arts and culture projects through a partnership with Neighborhood Connections. Highlights of the grants include: Creative Healing Foundation received $3,000 […]
We are pleased to announce renewed funding from the Cleveland Foundation for community building around adult literacy. This funding includes dollars to create a Community Literacy Fellowship. Inspired by our work with the Committee for Adult Literacy Action Grants, the fellowship will be instrumental in our efforts to deepen our connection to people impacted by […]
Check out this article in The Land written with an assist from a team of Cleveland Documenters who requested the public records of residents’ feedback and turned it into a database.
Thank you to everyone who came out to Arts & Culture Network Night last week! Our final Arts & Culture Network Night of the year is right around the corner on Thursday, December 9 at 6 p.m. Register here. A special thank you goes to the Roberto Ocasio Foundation and Xavier Walsh for starting the […]
This summer Cleveland Documenters interviewed 19 people across the city about their favorite healing spaces as part of the Healing Spaces environmental justice reporting project. Angie Pohlman interviewed herself! Angie’s location: Upper Edgewater Park Describe the space. What do you see when you are in the space? What do you hear? Smell? Touch? Taste? The thing […]
Healing Spaces is a project designed to amplify the healing spaces that exist in our communities and showcase the power of people to transform their neighborhoods.
Some Neighbor Up members have been brainstorming about ways members can find good information about the upcoming elections. One of our goals is to support civic participation all year long. To start, we have collected opportunities to learn more about candidates in the upcoming elections.