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In the News: Underground Railroad history

We're proud to have co-funded this project with Cuyahoga Arts and Culture. Read all about the work to remember and share Cleveland's place in the Underground Railroad: http://www.cleveland.com/business/index.ssf/2016/12/underground_railroad_history_c.html.
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Become a Neighbor Up member

Neighbor Up is a courageous and innovative network of people sharing power, building health and wealth in our neighborhoods, and affecting long term change in our community so we can all thrive. Join us at a Neighbor Up gathering to learn more or sign up to become a member! Click here to fill out the Neighbor Up membership form..
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First legal street painting project in Cleveland kicks off this week supported by Neighborhood Connections

This week residents in the Clark-Fulton neighborhood will complete the first legal street painting project in the city of Cleveland. The name of the project is City Repair @ Newark Creek Court. Residents will be painting the alley from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, September 23 to Sunday, September 25. Newark Court is located between West 38th and West 41st streets off of Fulton Road.
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Greater University Circle Community Health Initiative

Some Neighbor Up members are working with healthcare professionals to stop infant mortality and lead poisoning in Greater University Circle neighborhoods. They are part of the Greater University Circle Community Health Initiative (GUCCHI). Greater University Circle neighborhoods have infant mortality rates among African-American babies that rival those of Third World countries. And lead paint in old homes can cause learning disabilities and other issues in children. Want to know more? Check out their Facebook.
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We’re proud to announce funding for 120 resident-led projects

Our Grant Making Committee of 23 residents from Cleveland and East Cleveland has approved $288,672 in grants to support 120 different projects in Cleveland and East Cleveland. Cuyahoga Arts & Culture, the county’s public funder for arts and culture, will co-fund 44 of the resident-led arts and culture projects. Highlights of the grants Bus Stop Moves – Collinwood was awarded $3,690 for Bus Stop Moves. Residents will have the.
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Neighbor Up on Wealth

Are you looking for employment or job training or help starting or growing your small business? Neighbor Up can help. Members are working to build wealth for residents in Greater University Circle so the area can be a place where everyone can thrive. Here is a sampling of area resources for financial empowerment. Join us at a Neighbor Up gathering to learn more. Entrepreneurs & Small Business Owners Bad.
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Small Business Development Speaker Series

Join us for the inaugural discussion series “The Power of the Small Business Network: Starting Small and Growing Strong in the Community” organized by Neighborhood Connections’ Neighbor Up Wealth Collective and Operation HOPE’s HOPE Inside Cleveland. For the past two years, Neighborhood Connections and Operation Hope – HOPE Inside Cleveland have collaborated on projects focused on small business development and the grassroots, homes-based businesses of the Neighbor Up Wealth Collective..
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Notes from Network Night

We capped off the year with lots of fun and good conversation at the last Network Night of 2015! Join us again starting in February 2016. [gallery columns="2" ids="90678,90680,90677,90679"] Here's a look at some of what people talked about: How do we fund grassroots and economic development ideas? Arlin hosted this conversation and five people joined him. They talked about the grant writing process and small cooperative businesses that.
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Notes from Greater Buckeye Network Night

Did you miss Greater Buckeye Network Night in November? Don't worry! We took notes. Here's a taste of the Business of the Network conversations. How do we create safe spaces within schools to deal with stress, grief and other forms of emotional distress, particularly as it relates to violence? Maris and Renee hosted this conversation, and eight people joined them including three young people. Key Points were: Folks don't know.
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Notes from November’s Network Night

Another energetic Network Night last week! We had more Business of the Network conversations than ever before. Here's a taste of some of them: How do we stay safe in our communities especially during the holidays? And how do we recognize how grief is impacting young people and connected to the violence that's been plaguing many neighborhoods recently? Derrick and Coleen hosted this conversation. Colleen was especially interested.
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Learn Together about Community Network Building

Neighbor Up University kicked off in spring 2015 with Community of Practice, a gathering to learn more -- together -- about the Community Network Building approach. There is never cost to attend the monthly gathering. Just bring your best self! Come share what you know and learn what you want to know about bringing people together to support one another and act collectively on community issues. Held from 1 to 3.
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City Repair: Rainworks party

If you missed the Rainworks party, check out photos and quotes from the day on our Facebook page. Then join us in spring 2016 to paint! Find out more about Rainworks (and see a video about it) and learn how neighbors will use it in the Stockyards neighborhood here..
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Notes from October’s Network Night

It was a packed house at Network Night last week. Some of the Business of the Network conversations were: I need tasty, healthy recipes. Dawn hosted this conversation and about 12 people joined her. Dawn is looking for ways to make healthier meals for herself, her husband and their two children. People talked about using community supported agriculture groups like Fresh Fork where for a monthly fee, farm-fresh.
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City Repair Cleveland: Rainworks Design Party

Come join the Rainworks Design Party from 2 to 5 p.m. this Saturday, October 3 at NxGen Preserve 63 Community Garden, 3391 W. 63rd St.  This is about planning for neighbors' special City Repair Cleveland Rainworks project to be done in the spring at Storer Park, West 67th Street and Storer Avenue. There will be food, fun, poetry, inspiration and community. Bring a chair, bring your friends, bring the kids and bring your.
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Notes from Greater Buckeye Network Night

Greater  Buckeye Network Night was back Sept. 16 after a brief hiatus. We had a new location -- East End Neighborhood House -- and it was a great and welcoming space. Thanks for hosting us, East End! Here are some notes from the Business of the Network conversations: [gallery columns="2" ids="90406,90407"] How can we put in place some kind of safety check-in or pipeline so people feel safe.
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