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EDUCATION

Who we are

Neighborhood Connections is a program of Suite 1300 Services, Inc., a 501 c 3 nonprofit. This non profit is funded by many partners. Neighborhood Connections does not necessarily represent the opinions of those partners. Neighbor Up is a network of residents and other stakeholders from Greater Cleveland. Neighborhood Connections, through its mission of “igniting the power of everyday people to create, together, an extraordinary world right where.
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Holiday Greetings from PNC Fairfax Connection

Are you looking for something different to do this holiday season? Perhaps someplace safe and warm where you can connect with neighbors and even pick up some useful skills? From Yoga classes, computer labs and kids programing, PNC Fairfax Connection offers a variety of programs for all ages. Whether you are looking for educational classes like Basic Computer Skills Lab, financial education classes or family.
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Neighbor Up University: July Schedule

These are the Neighbor Up University trainings, mutual support learning groups, coffee Tuesdays, and skill shares scheduled for July. Thanks to all who are hosting! Neighbor Up University is a place where everyday people share their skills and knowledge to create an extraordinary world right where we live.   Coffee Tuesdays Every Tuesday, 3 to 4:30 p.m. Stop by Neighborhood Connections to learn more about what's going on in the Neighbor.
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On the Ground Learning Gathering

Neighborhood Connections was proud to host Grassroots Grantmakers' On the Ground learning gathering! On the Ground is Grassroots Grantmakers annual, highly-regarded learning gathering for those who are investing in local communities and the groups that everyday people form for mutual aid and collective action. This year's On the Ground, from September 15 to 19 at Trinity Commons, used Neighborhood Connections' work in Cleveland as a platform for.
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Neighborhood Leadership Cleveland Accepting Applications

Neighborhood Leadership Cleveland Accepting Applications   Neighborhood Leadership Cleveland (NLC) is a 19-week program of Neighborhood Leadership Institute in partnership with the Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Affairs at Cleveland State University that provides an opportunity for community residents to engage with a network of leaders who support each other and enhance citizen participation. To learn more about the program and its history, visit www.neighborhoodleadership.org or call (216) 812-8700. The deadline to.
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NextStep Program: Thinking Beyond “Business as Usual”

The Uptown Business Association (UBA) launched this spring the inaugural class of NextStep, an innovative, seven-month program designed to help small business owners maximize their business’s potential. NextStep is modeled after the highly successful StreetWise ‘MBA’™, developed by Boston-based nonprofit, Interise. During the classes, instructor Michael Obi and local industry experts lead engaging and thought-provoking discussions on topics such as leadership, goal-setting, financial management, sales.
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SAT and ACT Preparation Classes Being Held Now

Attention all high school students! College Now Greater Cleveland is hosting ACT and SAT Preparation Boot Camps in a neighborhood near you. Snacks will be served daily. Find out more information here.    .
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Something for Everyone at PNC Fairfax Connection

Now that summer has arrived and the school year is over, are you looking for kids activities or ways to improve your own skills? Then the PNC Fairfax Connection could be your new summer gathering place. The center offers a variety of programs for all age groups including technology training, financial education, career planning and family activities. To find a program that might interest you check.
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Adult Learner Night

College Now Greater Cleveland will be hosting an Adult Learner Night that will take place at our Resource Center located in Tower City Center, 50 Public Square, Cleveland, OH 44113.  This free event is scheduled to take place on Thursday, April 10 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. This is aimed specifically towards adult learners, non-traditional students, veterans and students in the process completing their GED who are looking to enroll in a.
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Students Planned Bullying Workshop

Hawken junior Amber Johnson puts it this way. “I have never been more inspired to be the change in my life.” Johnson is referring to her experience at the National Association of Independent School’s Student Diversity Leadership Conference, held in December in National Harbor, Maryland. Participation in the three day conference was part of the course, Leadership and Diversity through Self Reflection and Mentorship, taught by.
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Grow Your Small Business

University Circle Inc. has launched a new program to grow existing small businesses.  NextStep, a seven-month education and networking program, enables business owners to create an actionable three-year growth plan and to meet people who can help them achieve those goals. The program is geared towards owners of businesses that meet the following criteria: ·         The business is three years old or more ·         Annual sales equal $250,000 or greater ·.
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Family Financial Aid Night

The Higher Education Compact of Greater Cleveland in collaboration with NewBridge Center for Arts & Technology present Family Financial Aid Night. Join us on Friday, February 21 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m at NewBridge, 3634 Euclid Ave. 867-9775 Meet with experts who can answer your financial aid questions Complete the financial aid forms on-site Parents need to bring their financial information (W2's etc.) Both parents and students are required.
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Local Students Recoginzed for Community Work

At their 10th Anniversary Annual Meeting at the Shaker Lakes Nature Center, the Doan Brook Watershed Partnership recognized Hawken School students for their years of work, honoring their efforts with the distinction of “Watershed Heroes.” Hawken students, under a school mission that incorporates community engagement and service into its curriculum, have dedicated four years of work towards watershed improvement by completing projects that have included removing.
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Celebrate Neighborhood Traditions at PNC Fairfax Connection

  As so many of us celebrate our own holiday traditions, we invite you to join us to honor the historic traditions and culture of Fairfax this month at PNC Fairfax Connection.  We’re also featuring programming on job readiness and networking. So whether you’re looking to explore the history of your neighborhood, improve your job search skills, master new technology or gain empowering personal finance insights, there’s.
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Dr. E: An East Tech Grad’s Extraordinary Journey

Elaine Richardson, a graduate of East Tech High School in Central, has an extraordinary story to tell. Once a drug-addicted prostitute, Richardson is now an author and professor at The Ohio State University. On Nov. 14, Richardson told her story — of low self esteem, rape and redemption — to a crowd of people at the main branch of Shaker Heights Public Library. Her book "PHD (Po.
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