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Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization celebrates annual meeting

by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, March 2018)     Speaking at the Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization (DSCDO) annual meeting, Ward 15 Councilman Matt Zone stressed the importance the neighborhood organization places on economic and racial equity, and affordable housing. Over 300 people gathered at the Our Lady of Mt. Carmel School cafeteria on February 22, … Continue reading

Councilwoman Jasmin Santana shares motivations for running for City Council at Faith Swearing In Ceremony

by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, March 2018)     Ward 14 Councilwoman Jasmin Santana, the first female Hispanic to be elected to Cleveland City Council, was sworn in at a Faith Swearing In, Ceremony held in the Family Ministry Center on Fulton Road, on February 23, 2018. Following the swearing in by Rev. Eliezer Negrón of … Continue reading

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

Beyond Outlets’ Love Yourself Program

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

Women’s March

Homeless Stand Down provides a wealth of resources including haircuts for the homeless

(Plain Press, February 2018)      Homeless people from throughout Greater Cleveland gathered at Public Auditorium at East 6th and Lakeside on January 21st for the Homeless Stand Down led by Hands On Northeast Ohio.  Many individuals and families came away with duffle bags, nap sacks or garbage bags filled with supplies to help sustain them. Among … Continue reading


Neighborhood Family Practice Winter Cultural Festival

LGBT Community Center of Greater Cleveland breaks ground for new facility on Detroit Avenue

(Plain Press, January 2018)          The LGBT Community Center of Greater Cleveland is building a new home for the Center which will front on Detroit Avenue in the Gordon Square Arts District. LGBT Community Center Development Director Shae London says donations from an angel donor will allow the Center to completely own its new building at … Continue reading