Metro West Community Development Organization

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Metro West’s first membership drive kicks off at annual celebration

by Rachel Napolitano (Plain Press, March 2018)     At Metro West’s annual celebration, amid the awards and annual address of accomplishments, the organization serving Brooklyn Centre, Clark-Metro, and Stockyard neighborhoods announced it has become its own independent non-profit organization. Keisha Gonzàlez, Metro West Community Development Office’s managing director, announced that through March 31st, 2108, Metro … Continue reading

Hundreds fill St. Michael’s Church to celebrate the World Day of Immigrants, Migrants and Refugees

by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, February 2018)        Hundreds of people filled St. Michael’s Church on Scranton Road on Sunday, January 14th, as the Cleveland Catholic Diocese joined with Catholic dioceses throughout the world in the celebration of the 2018 World Day of Immigrants, Migrants and Refugees. Bishop Nelson Perez celebrated the mass, where those in … Continue reading

Neighborhood Family Practice Winter Cultural Festival

The Salvation Army for the victims of Hurricane Maria

Cleveland Leadership Program seeks 2017 applicants

(Plain Press, July 2017)     The Neighborhood Leadership Development Program (NLDP) is a free, 16 session community engagement training program for residents of Cleveland, and its inner ring suburbs, who are working on projects within the City of Cleveland and who are determined to make a positive impact on their communities. In 2006, the Jack, Joseph … Continue reading

Stockyard Neighborhood Bike-a-thon

Canalway Partners’ RiverSweep

Clean-up efforts revive W. 73rd Community Coalition’s hopes for future of vacant field

by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, May 2017)       Several events in late March and early April have led to new hope for the W. 73rd Community Coalition in their effort to have the vacant field at W. 73rd and Neville returned to a state where it is once again usable. One such event was a … Continue reading

Keisha González named Managing Director of Metro West

(Plain Press, May 2017)       On April 26, 2017, Metro West Community Development Organization announced that current Economic Development Director Keisha González has been promoted to the role of Metro West Managing Director starting May 1st. González has worked for Metro West for three years, starting as a Community Organizer and later becoming Economic Development Director. … Continue reading

Cleveland Neighborhood Progress awards community development grants

(Plain Press, April 2017)                Cleveland Neighborhood Progress’ Strategic Investment Initiative awards for the 2017-2020 funding cycle will go to twelve Community Development Corporations in the city. A total of $4.2 million was awarded in nine grants. Three of the grants involved collaborative efforts. On the West Side of Cleveland, three grants were awarded. Detroit … Continue reading