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Step Up to University Hospitals is back!

Check out Step Up to University Hospitals, the innovative neighborhood jobs pipeline we built in partnership with University Hospitals and Towards Employment. Information sessions are happening now. Positions available in environmental and nutrition services at University Hospitals.  Work in a fast-paced environment that is critical to the care of hospital patients Earn a competitive hourly wage with a local employer that is committed to staff advancement Prepare for the interviews and ensure.
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Job Posting: Community Safety Organizer

This position will allow the community development corporations (CDCs) of the Tremont and Ohio City neighborhoods to share a staff person whom engages and organizes the residents of both communities on quality of life and safety issues. This person will focus on responding to resident needs and inquiries, utilize existing programs and develop and initiate new proactive solutions to address issues, as well as working.
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Neighbor Up Academy

You are invited to join Neighbor Up to learn with us and others how to build a stronger, more powerful community in your neighborhood through the Neighbor Up Academy. We are looking for five neighborhood teams with four or five enthusiastic and committed community members interested in learning with us how to create a more robust community -- one that functions more interdependently, that draws on.
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Neighbor Up University Summer Calendar

Our summer calendar is out now. Fuel your power with Neighbor Up University. A new way of learning and making change in Cleveland -- led by residents. Offerings include: A Different Way discussion course: If you're interested in sustainability, this course is for you. Story of Self: Learn how to tell your own story to inspire others to take action with you on a community issue. Prism: Apply to join.
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PRISM: A Racial Equity Learning Laboratory

The next session of Prism, our racial equity leadership program, begins in June 2017. Apply now to join Cohort III. Prism is led by two of Cleveland’s most experienced and dynamic racial equity trainers: Erica Merritt and Adele DiMarco Kious. Prism participants explore the historic conflict that continues to shape the United States and determine the fate of all its people. Racism is examined on four levels: internalized, interpersonal, institutional and.
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Announcing: Action Clinics

Come and join us at Action Clinics every Monday to: Continue conversations from Network Night that can lead to CHANGE/ACTION in your neighborhoods Get assistance and support on Taking ACTION Create ACTION plans Time: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. When: Monday’s starting on April 10th, 2017 Where: Neighborhood Connections 5000 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44103 “If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl,.
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“Neighbor Up Spotlight” focuses on ordinary people doing extraordinary work in Cleveland

A new podcast called “Neighbor Up Spotlight” is out now. Hosted by Cleveland resident and activist Carol Malone, the podcast focuses on members of Neighbor Up, a network of about 2,000 Greater Cleveland residents making positive change in their neighborhoods. Neighbor Up was launched and is supported by Neighborhood Connections, the community-building program affiliated with the Cleveland Foundation. Carol had the idea for “Neighbor Up Spotlight” after volunteering.
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Interested in a career in the hotel industry?

If you would like to:  Work in a fast-paced environment while providing top notch customer service  Earn a competitive hourly wage with a local employer in the Greater University Circle area  Prepare for the interviews and ensure success on the job with FREE skills development classes  Gain a renewed sense of confidence and a network of support to help you succeed And you fit the following criteria:  Resident of Greater University.
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Let’s Get R.E.A.L About Race

Exploring race is still something that many of us avoid - some have been socialized that it's impolite - yet the race-based issues that we continue to wrestle with in this country, and right here in our city, are not going away. This workshop will support participants to recognize some of their own biases along with race-based institutional and systemic barriers that still plague us..
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A Different Way discussion course

Join us for this FREE, six-session discussion course "A Different Way" from the Northwest Earth Institute. Book provided.  Explore the many personal and global issues that a simple lifestyle can help address. Hosted by Philena Seldon. PARTICIPANTS WILL: • Explore the many personal and global issues we face that a simple lifestyle can help to address. • Determine which of your values leads you to an interest in simple.
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Story of Self: Learn Your Self-Interest

We all have a story to tell, and sharing stories can have powerful effects on others. Learn to share your own story in a powerful way so that it may empower others to understand their own self-interest and take action on a community issue. Led by Jerry Pena. This training will be offered on the following dates and times. Register by clicking the date you would.
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Community Organizing Training

Come learn the process of building and mobilizing a community movement through community organizing. Learn the craft of building an enduring network of people who engage in social action around common ideals. This two day training will be held on June 2 from 6 to 8 p.m. & on June 3 from 9 am. to 2 p.m. at Neighborhood Connections. Taught by Jerry Pena. Register for Community Organizing.
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Looking for a job in manufacturing?

We are NOW recruiting participants for training that can lead to a career at Buckeye Business Products! Training Criteria:  Interested in a career in manufacturing 18 years or older Motivated to learn new skills to prepare for industry specific requirements and gain employment Commitment to 2 weeks of unpaid work readiness classes High School diploma or equivalent (GED) Must be able to pass a drug screen Job Details: Earn a competitive hourly wage with.
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Neighbor Up Wealth Collective Members

Formed in the summer of 2015, the Neighbor Up Wealth Collective (NUWC) is a group of Neighbor Up members who own small, home-based businesses in the Greater University Circle area, which includes East Cleveland and the Central, Fairfax, Glenville, Hough, Little Italy and University Circle neighborhoods of Cleveland. Each month we come together over dinner to reconnect, recharge and refocus collective efforts. Members hear about business opportunities, learn.
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