Archive for ‘Kinsman’

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 to for AmeriCorp Vista – Resident Resource Coordinator

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

Burten, Bell, Carr is hiring a Resident Resource Coordinator through AmeriCorp Vista!

The resident resource coordinator will support and enhance the collective impact work taking place with the Central Neighborhood’s Healthy Eating, Active Living (HEAL) Network. As the resident resource coordinator, the VISTA member will help train and support resident ambassadors who are looking to increase their leadership capacity while improving access to healthy foods in their community!

Experience required includes:

– Satisfactory oral and written communication skills

– Ability to interact effectively with the public, particularly low-income families

– Satisfactory computer skills,  including Microsoft Office and social media outlets

– Experience in community organizing

– Prior experience facilitating health and wellness programming

– Strong understanding of local food systems and needs in low income neighborhoods

– Minimum: Bachelor Degree

Functions include, but are not limited too, assessing the capacity and community outreach needs of HEAL Network Institutions, collect and enter data, research funding to support educational initiative for HEAL programs in Central and Kinsman, and provide resident ambassadors with support and connections to resources that will help them implement projects.

Find the job posting and apply Here!

Or apply by emailing a resume and cover letter to info@bbcdevelopment.org or mailing to 7201 Kinsman Rd. Ste. 104, Cleveland, OH 44104.

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!!

#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!

Green City Growers featured in Scene Magazine

Thursday, March 16th, 2017

Have you wondered what goes on in the big greenhouse located on Kinsman Rd and Grand Ave near E. 55th St?  Check out this article in Scene magazine about the Green City Growers Greenhouse in Kinsman:

http://www.clevescene.com/cleveland/worker-owned-green-city-growers-is-on-the-path-to-profits-while-giving-refugees-and-ex-cons-gainful-employment/Content?oid=5740258&utm_source=widget&utm_medium=toc&utm_campaign=rightrail&utm_content=HomeThisWeek

 

World Series of Play: Game 2 at Hillside Park tomorrow!

Friday, November 4th, 2016

Join us at Hillside Park November 5, 2016 from 1-4pm to enjoy the park!

Come and join the conversation about future plans for the park. Learn how to build and create a piece that could be an addition to the park! All ages welcome!

See you there!

Help residents get access to fresh fruits and veggies!

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

BBC is hiring for a Sales Manager for our Bridgeport Mobile Market, which travels throughout the east side selling fresh fruit and vegetables in places where residents may not have access to grocery stores.

If you are interested in this position please click here to find more information.

Make an impact on the lives of scholars at Anton Grdina School!

Tuesday, August 4th, 2015

BBC is seeking a Community Wrap Around Site Coordinator to support the students and families of Anton Grdina School Students.  Learn more about the position here.