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December 2018 Plain Press Community Board

December 2018 Community Board The Plain Press Community Board is a listing of a variety of free activities and resources for neighborhoods served by the Plain Press. The printing of the Community Board is sponsored by Organize! Ohio through donations from readers and supporters.   ARTS TRANSFORMER STATION, 1490 W. 29thStreet. “In Her Image: Photographs … Continue reading

J. Spang Bakery building on Barber Avenue and Terminal Tower awarded Historic Preservation Tax Credits

The Ohio Development Services Agency announced on June 20th the awarding of over $30 million in Ohio Historic Preservation Tax Credits for the rehabilitation of 31 historic buildings in the State of Ohio. Two projects in the city of Cleveland received funding. One of those two projects, the J. Spang Bakery at 2707 Barber Avenue, … Continue reading

Four ways parents can help their children deal with stress

Four ways parents can help their children deal with stress (Plain Press, April 2018)Adults often complain they are “stressed out.” Increasingly, statistics show, American children are stressed out as well, and the effects on their health, emotional state, and cognitive ability can be significant. It’s well-documented that adult stress can lead to serious illnesses. But many … Continue reading

#MeToo: hashtag leads to social movement and to the beginnings of social change

#MeToo: hashtag leads to social movement and to the beginnings of social change To the Editor: (Plain Press, April 2018)       Worldwide, one in three women experiences physical or sexual abuse in her lifetime. Violence against women and girls is embedded in cultural and societal norms. Women are and always have been paralyzed by fear … Continue reading

April 2018 Plain Press Community Board

COMMUNITY BOARD APRIL 2018 The Plain Press Community Board is a listing of a variety of free activities and resources for neighborhoods served by the Plain Press. Printing for it is sponsored by Organize! Ohio through donations from readers and supporters. ART TOURS WALKABOUTTREMONT is held every second Friday from 6 to 10 pm. For … Continue reading

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Esperanza Executive Director shares information on how to make contributions to help Puerto Rico

To the Editor: (Plain Press, November 2017)      On behalf of Esperanza, I express my gratitude for the numerous calls and emails we have received from our supporters, checking on the welfare of our family and friends in Puerto Rico and to lend your support in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. More than half – … Continue reading

IT IS JUST THE SAME OLD STORY—SELLOUT!

IT IS JUST THE SAME OLD STORY—SELLOUT! by Roldo Bartimole (Plain Press, September 2017)     Fifty years ago, this headline appeared in the Plain Dealer: “NEGRO PASTORS TO SHUN ORGANIZER ALINSKY” Things don’t change much in Cleveland, do they? Not in 50 years anyway. Unless you truly understand—they do change. They get worse. I wrote that story … Continue reading

QUICKEN ARENA DEAL OFF/BACK ON: AS PREDICTED

QUICKEN ARENA DEAL OFF/BACK ON: AS PREDICTED by Roldo Bartimole (Plain Press, September 2017)     (As this was being written the biggest sell-out in Cleveland history and likely the most damaging one for a community activist group in America took place. The Greater Cleveland Congregations, just as Mayor Jackson, Kevin Kelley, Armond Budish, Dan Brady, and … Continue reading

September 2017 Plain Press Community Board

COMMUNITY BOARD SEPTEMBER  2017 The Plain Press Community Board is a listing of a variety of free activities and resources for neighborhoods served by the Plain Press. Printing for it is sponsored by Organize! Ohio through donations from readers and supporters. ARTS AND CULTURE NEAR WEST THEATRE – Free, After School Program – “RISE”: For … Continue reading

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