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Box Spot Business Application

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

We are now accepting applications from businesses seeking affordable and innovative commercial space within an aspiration business community. Our goal is to keep total monthly occupancy costs including rent and utilities within $500. Actual costs will be determined well before lease signing and will not exceed $600 per month. Selected businesses will receive an assortment of support including assistance with customizing units, joint marketing, and technical assistance in business growth and management.

Is your business an ideal fit for BOXSPOT? If so please complete this application.

Apply for the Neighborhood Leadership Development Program!

Tuesday, August 1st, 2017

There is still time to apply for the Neighborhood Leadership Development Program (NLDP)!

This program helps train community leaders to create progressive change throughout the neighborhoods! Being the eleventh cohort, there is a team of leaders there to help and support. This program offers 16 sessions over 10 months to learn about community engagement, group facilitation, fundraising, conflict resolution, and more!

Find more information and applications Here! Applications are due August 4, 2017!

BBC Secures funding for more affordable Housing in Kinsman

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

Congratulations to the Burten, Bell, Carr development team who secured one of the coveted tax-credits awards to finance their project to build affordable housing on vacant lots on Colfax Road and Minnie Street. 36 two- and three-story homes will be built for rent, and then eventually for purchase. This is a great opportunity for the whole organization and for the community!

Read about BBC’s project and the other winners in the Cleveland area Here!

Common Ground: Re-Envisioning Kinsman!

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

Common Ground: Re-Envisioning Kinsman

Sunday July 30, 2017

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

CornUcopia Place: 7201 Kinsman Rd. Ste. 103B, Cleveland, OH 44104

Join BBC for a discussion surrounding connectivity in Kinsman! What does connectivity mean to you: relationships between different communities, relationship within your own community, transportation, accessible technology, or something different?

Common Ground is county-wide community conversation. The Cleveland Foundation is working with partners across the region to bring Cuyahoga County residents together on one day this summer to meet, share a meal connect, and discuss what we can do together to create a more equitable and resilient Greater Cleveland – our shared home, our common ground!

The event is free but registration is needed. Register Here!

Learn About Urban Farming on Cleveland’s East Side

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

Learn about all the urban farming that is happening on Cleveland’s east side, specifically in Kinsman and Central!

Read this cleveland.com article that discusses the urban farms on the east side of Cleveland including the Ka-La Healing Garden, Rid-All Green Partnership, and the our very own Kinsman Farm.

While there is no official definition of an urban farm, Cleveland, by some estimates, is considered the second largest urban farming city in the U.S.!

Join in the growing movement and support your local urban farm!!

Reminder: CiCLEvia Central is this Weekend!

Friday, July 14th, 2017

Don’t forget to join us this Sunday, July 16, from 1:00 pm- 5:00 as the CiCLEvia team closes down Community College/Quincy Ave., from E 24th Street to Unwin Rd., to cars and opens it to people powered movement such as walking, jogging, biking, dancing, and so much more! Join us for a mile of fun and activities!

You will be able to find the BBC team at the Stokes 50th Anniversary Celebration Hub, were we will be honoring the legacy of the Stokes Brothers through performances and activities.

At 4:00 pm, head over to the Arts and Culture Hub, where we will be launching several small hot air balloons created by kids in the neighborhood!

There will be these activities and so many more! We hope to see you there!

CiCLEvia Central!

Thursday, July 13th, 2017

Come out on Sunday July 16th from 1:00 pm -5:00 pm for CiCLEvia Central! CiCLEvia is temporarily closing Community College/ Quincy Ave. from E. 24 Street to Unwin Road to cars and opening them for people-powered movement such as biking, walking, dancing, and so much more!

Look for hubs such as the Stokes 50th Anniversary Celebration, Ultimate Recess, Family Reunion, Arts and Culture, and Health and Safety!

Play games, run around, listen to music, learn about the Stokes’ brothers legacy, and see a manmade hot air balloon take flight!

It will be a day of fun you don’t want to miss! Can’t wait to see you there!

 

Ohio Secretary of State Candidates Forum

Monday, July 10th, 2017

Join the candidates for the Ohio Secretary of State in a forum for students to meet the candidates and ask questions about the value of their voice in the election process.

July 10th from 5:30-7:00pm 3214 Prospect Ave., Cleveland, OH

or

July 13th from 3:30-5:00om 3214 Prospect Ave., Cleveland, OH

#CommonGroundCLE Conversation: Re-Envisioning Kinsman

Friday, July 7th, 2017

BBC is hosting a #CommonGroundCLE Conversation on July 30, 2017, from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm at CornUcopia Place. This is a part of a county-wide initiative to start conversation on how to create a more equitable and resilient Greater Cleveland. The Cleveland Foundation along with their partners will be hosting conversation all across the county on various topics to create a better community. See what BBC has in store for our conversation and register HERE! By create conversation and communicating, we can create progress throughout Kinsman all of the Greater Cleveland Area!

ARTS in Central Backyard Party May 27th

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

 

SAVE THE DATE! May 27, 2017 from 3:30 PM – 8:30 PM will be a day of celebrating excellence, pride, and creativity to be held at the Phillis Wheatley Assoc. 4450 Cedar Avenue. This will be the first of Foluke Cultural Arts  FREE ‘Family Fun Day’ events where there will be:
Vendors (Food and Clothing)+ 2 -Live DJs+ Arcade room from ‘Rock The House’ + Live Music + Poetry + Health and Wellness + Green Machine Food Truck + Chalk walk + Clowns + Face painting + Gift Give-a-ways + East Tech …Drumline + and so much more……VENDING OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE! Check the website at www.folukeculturalarts.org