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Neighbor Up COVID-19 Rapid Response grants for weeks 4 & 5

Neighbor Up COVID-19 Rapid Response grants are providing financial assistance to grassroots neighborhood civic groups as well as small non-profit and faith-based organizations in Cuyahoga, Geauga and Lake counties for efforts related to the provision of needs during COVID-19. Groups funded this week and last week include: Community Yahoo’s in Broadway-Slavic Village will create the […]

“If we want a beloved community…”

The recent murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis has highlighted the history of police violence in the United States and the violent, oppressive systems built and sustained by a lie for over 400 years. We celebrate the hundreds of protests that have challenged police violence and systemic racism, and we know there is a lot […]

Neighbor Up COVID-19 Rapid Response grants for weeks 2 & 3

Neighbor Up COVID-19 Rapid Response grants are providing financial assistance to grassroots neighborhood civic groups as well as small non-profit and faith-based organizations in Cuyahoga, Geauga and Lake counties for efforts related to the provision of needs during COVID-19. Laundry Love at Leo’s Laundromat will continue providing free laundry services, food, and hygiene items to our neighbors in need in the Fairview Park/West Park neighborhoods while maintaining a safe social distance.

Good News Cleveland

Neighbor Up has launched Good News Cleveland, a community-powered web show and podcast focused on how people are helping each other and building people power in these challenging times. Whether you’re working in the community, working in a hospital or making something beautiful — tell us your story! A phone and an idea is all you need to become a Storyteller.

This week’s Neighbor Up COVID-19 Rapid Response Grants

Announcing our first Neighbor Up COVID-19 Rapid Response grants! Groups funded this week include: Strong Hands United in East Cleveland, who will place portable hand washing sinks in the city so that the homeless and the un-sheltered population can have access to fresh water to wash their hands and face; Advocates for Peace and Change, led by young adult refugees in Cleveland’s Clark-Fulton/Brooklyn Centre neighborhood, who will offer immediate assistance to many families in the refugee community that have been affected by COVID-19; and St. Mark’s Lutheran Church Women’s League in Chesterland, who received funding to provide a monthly free community lunch for older adults with the Chesterland Senior Center.

Becas de Respuesta Rápida del COVID-19

Neighbor Up COVID-19 Rapid Response Grants – Becas de Respuesta Rápida del COVID-19 están brindando asistencia financiera a grupos cívicos comunitarios de base, así como a pequeñas organizaciones sin fines de lucro y religiosas para los esfuerzos relacionados con la provisión de necesidades durante COVID-19. Los fondos están destinados a permitir que estos grupos y […]

City Bureau Documenters Field Coordinator

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 […]

Staying connected during this time of physical distancing

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 […]