Entries by lmills

How to: Documenters Community of Practice

We’re excited to launch Documenters Community of Practice, a monthly gathering for mutual support and action. Anyone can learn to host parts of the monthly Documenters Community of Practice held the 4th Thursday of the month. There are 5 Roles on the team: Welcome Tech Tips New & Good Introduce Breakout Sessions/Close Breakout Sessions and […]

Projects Co-Funded in November 2020

Our Grantmaking Committees have approved $59,587 in grants to support 20 projects in Cleveland and East Cleveland. Cuyahoga Arts & Culture, the local public funder for arts and culture, will co-fund these resident-led arts and culture projects through a partnership with Neighborhood Connections. Click here for details each project, the grant amount, and the neighborhood […]

USA Today: Nature gap: Outdoor recreation isn’t just for white people. Invite Black youth outside.

Check out this story from USA Today about the Hood family and their work to connect people of color with the outdoors. Excerpt from the article: In 2009, the mother-daughter trio founded Syatt — an acronym for “See You At The Top” — with a grant from the Cleveland Foundation’s Neighborhood Connections program, and set out on a mission […]

Public space, digital connection + how are we are getting around during the pandemic

This summer we had informative conversations around public space, digital connection, and how are we are getting around during the COVID-19 pandemic. We heard from residents how it is more important than ever for people to access public space where they can feel safe, welcomed, and connected.  Check out the beautiful visual illustration of our […]

What happens when I submit my document?

1. SUBMISSION: Lawrence is the first contact for all Documenters. When you submit your documentation, you will receive an automated email from Lawrence letting you know your document has been received.  2. REVIEW: Rachel, Doug and Lila edit the document. If there are questions, Lawrence reaches out to you for more information.  3. COPYEDIT: Once […]

FreshWater: The Documenters come to CLE to keep public informed of what’s happening in our government meetings

Cleveland Documenters was spotlighted in this FreshWater story. Excerpt: There are upwards of 150 City of Cleveland and Cuyahoga County governmental departments and agencies holding public meetings and conducting public business every day in Northeast Ohio, but many agencies receive no media coverage or even produce records of what was discussed.