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Community Round-table: Police Body Cameras

January 22nd, 2015 by Caitlyn Neely

The City of Cleveland Division of Police, along with the Community Relations Board, will host round-table discussions regarding the deployment and use of police body cameras by Cleveland police officers. There are only two dates released thus far. Please plan to attend to voice your concerns and questions. For further information, you can reach the Division of Police at 216.623.5000.

January 27th, 2015
Harvard Community Services Center
18240 Harvard Avenue
7:00pm

January 28th, 2015
Covenant Community Church
3342 East 119th Street
7:00pm

Have an idea for a neighborhood project? How does $5,000 sound?

January 2nd, 2015 by Caitlyn Neely

The next Neighborhood Connections grant deadline is Friday, February 13th at 5 p.m.

Attend a Grantseeker Workshop to learn more about applying for a Neighborhood Connections grant. Neighborhood Connections hosts several workshop sessions for groups looking to apply for funding. We encourage you to attend the Grantseeker Workshop and a Budget Workshop. Grantseeker Workshops provide tips on completing your proposal and provide important insights into the decision making criteria. All applicants are encouraged to attend one of these sessions!

Workshops are scheduled for:
Monday, January 12th, 6pm to 8pm, the Art Palace, 7201 Kinsman, Suite 102
Wednesday, January 21st, 6pm to 8pm, Neighborhood Connections Office, 5000 Euclid Avenue, Suite 310 (the Agora)
Tuesday, February 3rd, 6pm to 8pm, Stockyard – Clark Fulton – Brooklyn.

Limited one on one assistance is also available by appointment by calling 216-229-4468 or emailing clewis@neighborhoodgrants.org. First come, first served!

For an application:
Pick one up at the Neighborhood Connections office:  5000 Euclid Avenue, Suite 310 (the Agora), or visit the Neighborhood Connections website for more information:  www.neighborhoodgrants.org.

 

 

 

Youth Resource Center

December 22nd, 2014 by Caitlyn Neely

Did you know that youth ages 14-22 have job resources available to them? Attend a 6 week series of workshops, use a computer lab, get assistance with applications and resumes, or explore college choices. The opportunities are endless. For more information contact skolcum@youthopportunities.org or 216-664-3896!

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Seasonal Youth Jobs

December 22nd, 2014 by Caitlyn Neely

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FREE Tax Preparation Coming to Kinsman!

December 22nd, 2014 by Caitlyn Neely

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BBC’s office closed the following dates during the holidays…

December 15th, 2014 by jsugalski

Please note that our office will be closed the following dates this holiday season:

– Wednesday, December 24, 2014
– Thursday, December 25, 2014
– Friday, December 26, 2014

– Wednesday, December 31, 2014
– Thursday, January 1, 2015

We will remain open our usual office hours December 22-23, 29-30, and January 2.

May you and your family have a very happy and joyous holiday season!

Public Meeting for NEORSD Central/Kinsman Green Infrastructure Projects

December 1st, 2014 by jsugalski

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Want to Start a Garden?

November 19th, 2014 by Caitlyn Neely

Learn about upcoming training programs in urban agriculture!

OSU Extension will offer training programs in the winter of 2015 in community gardening and market gardening. Come to an Information Session to learn more about these Training Programs:

Tuesday, December 2, 2014
6:00 – 6:45 pm
OSU Extension Office
5320 Stanard Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44103

Description of Training Programs:
Community Gardening
In this eight week training program, participants will learn how to:

  • Locate and assess a good garden site
  • Organize a group of gardeners
  • Plan and design a garden space
  • Identify community resources
  • Access materials for their project
  • Increase neighborhood access to fresh produce
  • * Classes will meet Thursday evenings starting January 29, 2015.

Market Gardening
In this twelve week training program, participants will learn how to:

  • Develop a small business or agriculture based enterprise
  • Grow produce using techniques that create higher yields
  • Bring healthy produce to local markets in urban neighborhoods
  • Be part of Cuyahoga County’s emerging local food market
  • * Classes will meet Tuesday evenings starting January 27, 2015

The Market Gardener Training Program and the Dig In! Community Gardener Training Program are initiatives of The Ohio State University Extension, Cuyahoga County.

The Ohio State University Extension, Cuyahoga County: 5320 Stanard Ave. Cleveland, OH 44103 http://cuyahoga.osu.edu

For questions contact Nicole Wright: 216-429-8200 x 249 // wright.1128@osu.edu

 

CFAES provides research and related educational programs to clientele on a nondiscriminatory basis. For more information: http://go.osu.edu/cfaesdiversity.

Thursday: Voice your opinion on the RTA Rapid Transit Stations in Kinsman

November 18th, 2014 by Joy Johnson

Greater Cleveland RTA is hosting a meeting THURSDAY to gather community input on the Rapid Transit Stations along E. 79th Street. The meeting will be held at:

Mt Sinai Baptist Church

7510 Woodland Ave.

Cleveland, OH 44104

6:00 pm

The purpose of this meeting is to gather more information and comments from the public about the E. 34th and E. 79th Street Rapid Transit stations.  Residents may also complete a survey by coming into BBC’s office or visiting www.surveym0nkey.com/s/rtastationsurvey.

St. John’s Village West Waiting List Now Open

November 13th, 2014 by jsugalski

The waiting list is now open for our Lease to Purchase Homes (St. John’s Village West Family Homes), located between Cedar & Central Avenues.  More information about the project is here.  To inquire about placing your name on the waiting list or for related questions, please contact Nailah Ingram at (216) 341-1455 or ningram@bbcdevelopment.org.