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Men Who Wish to Change helps teens move from numbers to agents of change

by John Kay (Plain Press, June 2017)      In America, our society loves a good success story…the ones that contain second and third chances for any individual. But when it comes to incarceration, it seems that a curtain of doubt and disbelief is held up for those same opportunities. In 2014, a program, Men Who Wish … Continue reading

West Side School Fair showcases offerings at area high schools

Two hundred people attended a West Side School Fair that showcased fifteen Cleveland high schools to families of sixth, seventh and eighth graders attending public, private and charter schools within the Cleveland Metropolitan School District. The Cleveland Transformation Alliance and Bellaire-Puritas Development Corporation hosted the fair held on March 2nd at John Marshall High School. … Continue reading

New Crosswalk at W. 67th and Lorain

Juvenile Court Judge urges more state dollars for residential treatment programs

(Plain Press, March 2017) Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court Judge Michael Ryan urged Cuyahoga County residents to lobby their state legislature for an increase in funding for residential treatment programs for juveniles in Cuyahoga County. Judge Ryan said if judges had the option of sending more of the youths they see in Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court … Continue reading

Lincoln West Basketball team wins three in a row

(Plain Press, February 2017) Lincoln West Boys Basketball team is on a three-game winning streak. It started with coming back from 25 points down at halftime vs Collinwood winning the game in overtime 85-84. The Lincoln West Wolverines then followed that up with a 61-43 win over West Side rival Rhodes. Then on January 28th, … Continue reading

Boys & Girls Clubs of Cleveland robotics program launched by Quake Energy grant

(Plain Press, September 2016) Boys & Girls Clubs of Cleveland (BGCC) new LEGO robotics program is designed to inspire innovative thinking and career readiness among members. A $5,000 investment by Quake Energy, an Ohio natural gas supplier, is allowing BGCC the program in partnership with Northeast Ohio Robotics Alliance. BGCC intends to form up to … Continue reading

Tri-C Awarded Federal Grant to Help Cleveland Students Work Toward College

(Plain Press, September 2016)   Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C®) will use a grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s National Educational Talent Search Project to provide academic, career and financial counseling to Cleveland Metropolitan School District students who have the potential to succeed in college. Tri-C will provide myriad services to selected Cleveland students, including tutoring, … Continue reading

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Members of world champion team demonstrates robot at John Marshall High School’s, School of Engineering’s Project Inspire

(Plain Press, June 2016) On May 11th, John Marshall High School’s School of Engineering opened its doors with Project Inspire to showcase its program to the community. One of the highlights of Project Inspire, held at the high school on W. 140th, was a demonstration of the robot that Cleveland students built while competing in … Continue reading

Max Hayes Construction Program Advisory Committee