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Announcing $250,745 in funding for 100 neighborhood projects

Neighborhood Connections Grant Making Committee has approved $250,745 in grants to support 100 projects in Cleveland and East Cleveland. Cuyahoga Arts & Culture, the county’s public funder for arts and culture, will co-fund 23 of the resident-led arts and culture projects through a partnership with Neighborhood Connections. Highlights of the grants include: • DKMNOW, a group of 8 business men in the South Collinwood neighborhood, was awarded.
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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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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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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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Excited to announce $3.1 million grant from Cleveland Foundation

We're proud to announce $3.1 million in funding from the Cleveland Foundation. The continued funding supports our signature initiatives – the grassroots grants program and the work of the Neighbor Up network, a diverse group of Greater Cleveland residents striving to make positive change in their neighborhoods and find innovative solutions to larger health and employment issues plaguing communities. The foundation’s board of directors approved the three-year.
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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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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 go to the movies!

As a partner with the Cleveland International Film Festival, we have vouchers to see some of the films for free. Join us for a day out at the movies! We are planning to see these movies on the following dates and times: Dispatches from Cleveland (featuring our own Jerry Pena) at 6:45 p.m. on Friday, March 31 Food Evolution at 1:25 p.m. on Saturday, April 1 Quest at 5:20 on Saturday,.
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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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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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Featured project: Fresh Camp

Fresh Camp is cultivating youth voice and neighborhood health in Glenville with an innovative and fun camp and internship program run by neighbors for neighborhood kids. We co-fund their work with Cuyahoga Arts & Culture. Do you have a great idea to improve your neighborhood? Apply for a grant! Attend an upcoming workshop to get tips on writing your application. .
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Featured project: Waterloo Sculpture Garden

Empty lots are scattered across many neighborhoods. Folks in North Collinwood turned one in their neighborhood into the Waterloo Sculpture Garden. They used a grant from Neighborhood Connections, with additional funding from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture, to host activities at the garden and create energy in the neighborhood. Read more here. Do you have a great idea to improve your neighborhood? Our next grant deadline is coming.
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