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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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What we know about the closing of Giant Eagle in Buckeye Plaza

Neighbor Up members on the closing of Giant Eagle at Buckeye Plaza... [gallery columns="4" ids="92629,92630,92632,92634,92635,92636,92637,92638,92639,92640,92641,92642,92643,92644,92646,92600"] At January's Greater Buckeye Network Night , the closing of the Giant Eagle at Buckeye Plaza was a big topic of discussion. Neighbor Up members hosted three different conversations during the Business of the Network portion of the evening. About 30 Neighbor Up members also attended the community forum about the store closing on January 19.
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Hosting a Neighbor Up gathering

Here you will find everything you need to host a Neighbor Up gathering. Neighbor Up is a large network and the resources below can help connect your work to the whole network. (Remember Neighbor Up is supported by Neighborhood Connections, a program of the nonprofit Suite 1300 Services. Neighbor Up and Neighborhood Connections are not the same and it's important to distinguish between them.) Neighbor Up flier &.
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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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Featured Project: The Duck Island Mural

The idea? A simple neighborhood mural. But going from idea to implementation on a neighborhood project can be a long process. This week we're highlighting the Duck Island Block Club and the mural neighbors are painting there with help from local artist Jill LiMieux and the business Pro Painting, which donated time to paint the base coat. Do you have a great idea to improve your neighborhood? Our.
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Cleveland Junior Jitterbugs

We're highlighting recent grantees! This week we're featuring Valerie Sandstrom and Cleveland Junior Jitterbugs. Do you have a great idea to improve your neighborhood? Let's connect. Next grant deadline is Feb. 12. Find out more here. .
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Announcing more than $208,000 in grants to neighborhood projects

Our grant making committee, made up of residents from Cleveland and East Cleveland, has approved $208,052 in grants to support 67 different neighborhood projects. Cuyahoga Arts & Culture, Cuyahoga County’s public funder for arts and culture, will co-fund 17 of the resident-led arts and culture projects through a partnership with our program. Highlights of the grants • Poetree Project Committee* was awarded $2000 for The Poetree Project. This project.
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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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