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Event at Hillside Park!

Friday, October 21st, 2016

Come out to Hillside Park Saturday October 22, 2016 to learn how to build your ideas like an architect. Contribute your ideas for how you play at the park.

All ages welcomed! Snacks and activities provided


Hillside Park: 7701 Hillside Rd. Cleveland OH 44104

Boot Camp For New Fathers!

Friday, October 21st, 2016

Join veteran dads (and their babies), to learn how they made it through the first months of parenthood and resurfaced as confident, on-the-job fathers. Learn how to handle a baby, find out about issues you didn’t know were important and how to blow off issues you thought were. In this men-only environment, no question is stupid and no topic off limits.

Dads and dads-to-be will discuss issues including:

• Changes in new mom

• Handling a newborn

• Finding work/home balance

• Introducing pets to baby

• Safety issues

• Working and being a dad

• Your relationship with mom

• Feeding and changing

• How to calm a crying baby

• Handling parents and in-laws

• Breastfeeding

And anything else on your mind!

Register Today:

Call 216-778-3381

When: Saturday, November 5th

Where: MetroHealth Broadway Health Center located at

6835 Broadway, Cleveland

Time: 9 am to noon

Lunch is included!





Spread the word! BBC is hiring an East Tech Intern!

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

 POSITION TITLE: East Tech High School Intern (Part Time)

REPORTS TO: Administrative Assistant

Job Summary

Assist full-time staff members on program intake and management. Purpose of program is to expose youth from the Central and Kinsman neighborhoods to the field of community development.

Essential Functions

Assist staff members in the following functions:

1. Program intake

 File preparation

 Photocopying

2. Data tracking and management

 Inputting data using we-based and spreadsheet data management programs

3. Program promotion and community event planning

4. Other general office duties, including:

 Answering phone (5-line phone system)

 Photocopying

 Mass mailings

All other general office duties as assigned by Office Manager or other BBC Staff.

Skills and Experience


2. Basic computer skills including Microsoft Word and Excel.

3. Moderate typing skills.

4. Favorable interpersonal skills and the ability to complete tasks efficiently. Must also be dependable.

5. Ability to work at minimum 10 hours per week.


$10.00 per hour

How to Apply

Submit resume and cover letter to



Listen to the Sound of (Quiana Singleton’s) Ideas!

Monday, September 26th, 2016

Check out BBC’s Climate Ambassador Quiana Singleton on WCPN’s the Sound of Ideas. She is a Tree Steward and she trained students at Anton Grdina school on how to plant and care for trees.



Free Advance Screening of film “The Birth of a Nation”

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016

Experience the inspiring true story of THE BIRTH OF A NATION by attending the advance screening on September 27 at Tower City Cinemas. For your chance to download a pass, follow this link –

*Passes are limited and seating is first-come, first-served and not guaranteed. Please arrive early to increase chance of entry.

Set against the antebellum South, THE BIRTH OF A NATION follows Nat Turner, a literate slave and preacher, whose financially strained owner, Samuel Turner, accepts an offer to use Nat’s preaching to subdue unruly slaves. As he witnesses countless atrocities – against himself and his fellow slaves – Nat orchestrates an uprising in the hopes of leading his people to freedom. In theatres October 7. #TheBirthofaNation

Looking for A Great Career at University Hospitals?

Thursday, August 25th, 2016

Check out the Step Up to University Hospitals Program!

$12/HR W/Benefits & Advancement Opportunities


  • Work in a fast-paced environment that is critical to the care of hospital patients
  • Earn a competitive hourly wage with a local employer that is committed to staff advancement.
  • Prepare for the interviews and ensure success on the job with FREE skills development classes
  • Gain a renewed sense of confidence and a network of support to help you succeed


  • Resident of Greater University Circle–Glenville, Hough, Fairfax, Central, Shaker Square, Buckeye, Little Italy, East Cleveland and University Circle
  • Commitment to 2 weeks of unpaid pre-employment classes
  • Already has a high school diploma or GED
  • Tobacco and drug free
  • No criminal backgrounds (w/some limited exceptions)

Info Session:

  • Monday August 29 at University Circle United Methodist Church 1919 E 107 St Cleveland, OH @9:30a.m.
  • Wed. August 31 at New Bridge 3634 Euclid Ave Suite 100 Cleveland, OH 44115 @9:30a.m.

Call (216) 696 – 7311 to register for an information session.


Cuyahoga Arts and Culture Community Listening Session In Central

Monday, August 8th, 2016

Come out to Care Alliance Central Neighborhood Clinic to meet with Cuyahoga Arts and Culture (CAC) and help them plan for the future. CAC wants to hear from the community to help them decide how to use public funds on arts and culture programming for county residents. CAC is a public funder focused on supporting arts and culture non-profit organizations and programs. You are invited to join in and be a part of the future arts and culture programming!

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

3:00-5:30 followed by dinner

Care Alliance Central Neighborhood Clinic: 2916 Central Ave. Cleveland, OH 44115

RSVP to Delores Gray by August 15, 2016 at 216-781-6228(ext. 260)


Tree Stewardship Training

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

Come to CornUcopia Place, 7201 Kinsman Rd. Ste. 103B Cleveland, OH 44104, Wednesday July 27 and Thursday July 28 for Part I and II of a 4 part tree stewardship training.

Join Arborists from Western Reserve Land Conservancy and Holden Arboretum to learn about urban and community forestry and volunteerism at the neighborhood level. Training includes tree biology and identification, pruning, planting, root and soil care, urban tree stress, community planning and needs, and service learning opportunities.

RSVP to Kate Hydock (216-515-8300) or at

Geek Squad Academy Is Coming To Cleveland Ohio

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

When: Wednesday, June 15th & Thursday, June 16th
8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Where: CMSD East Professional Center
1349 East 79th Street, Cleveland, OH
Age: 10 – 18 years old
Cost: Free
Meals: Provided
Must attend first day to receive certificate on second day
Register Today!
Geek Squad Academy is dedicated to teaching students in a fun, interactive learning environment about the latest technology in classes like Digital Music, Digital Film Production, 3D Printing and CAD Design, Digital Citizenship, Circuits and Logics and Web Know-How.
For more information call (216) 714-3357

A Free day of Fishing, Fathers, Families and Friends

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

Fishing With Dad

Saturday, June 18, 2016 11am – 4pm

Rockefeller Pond – University Circle (participants are encouraged to bring their own gear)

This event will provide an opportunity for participants to learn about the joys of fishing through aquatic education focusing on casting, rigging, water safety and identifying local fish species. The first 250 people who register will receive a free rod and reel, bait, tackle and refreshments provided by The Fishing Foundation. The Urban League of Greater Cleveland will offer information about fatherhood resources as well as an opportunity for fathers and families to register for ULGC programs and services.
To register and for
more information go to,
or call 216.622.0999