March 17, 2014

Three additional Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood schools named investment schools

The Cleveland Metropolitan School District has added 10 more schools to its list of “investment schools,” including three schools in the Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood. The 10 new schools join 13 other Cleveland schools that receive intensive help to turn around their academic results. [More]
February 24, 2014

Reading room opens in Promise Neighborhood

A new Ben Carson Reading Room has opened in the Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood, bringing 700 new books for pleasure reading to the George Washington Carver STEM School. Funded by the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland, the room is in collaboration with the Ben Carson Reading Project. [More]
February 20, 2014

Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood to host Question Bridge roundtable

The Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood is hosting a panel discussion, Question Bridge: Black Males Roundtable, Thursday, March 6, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Friendly Inn Settlement House. The free event includes established and emerging black male leaders from Cleveland’s Central Neighborhood and the Cleveland community discussing what it means to be an African American male today. [More]
February 14, 2014

Promise Neighborhood receives civic engagement grant

Cleveland State University (CSU) recently announced that it awarded grants ranging from $2,500 to $5,000 to 20 CSU faculty members representing an array of disciplines and to four CSU student organizations. The grants will support collaborations between CSU and external partners. Among the organizations receiving support is the Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood initiative. [More]
January 16, 2014

Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood initiative awarded $500,000 over two years

The Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood initiative received a grant of $250,000 for state fiscal year 2014 and second-year grant funding of $250,000 in 2015 from the Ohio Department of Education’s Straight A Fund. [More]
December 4, 2013

Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood seeking mentors and 8th graders; holding training session Thursday Dec. 5

The Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Cleveland are launching a new mentoring program for 8th grade students that live in Cleveland’s Central neighborhood. A one-hour training session for adult mentors is scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 5, from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Big Brothers Big Sisters office. They are looking for adults who have four hours a month to offer and 8th graders who would like mentors. [More]
August 21, 2013

Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood welcomes newest Promise Ambassadors

The Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood recently held a graduation ceremony to welcome its newest class of neighborhood Promise Ambassadors. The ambassadors, who include youth and adult residents of Cleveland’s Central Neighborhood, serve as leaders and emissaries for the Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood initiative. [More]
July 26, 2013

Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood’s little free library event featured on local TV news

The Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood held a “little free library” event July 16, where teams of volunteers assembled and decorated six little free libraries to be installed at sites around Cleveland’s Central neighborhood. [More]
May 10, 2013

Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood school chosen as an investment school

Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood partner school, Carl & Louis Stokes Central Academy, is in the first group of schools to be chosen by the Cleveland Metropolitan School District as an "investment school." The school will see a mix of more class time, new principals, new teachers, retrained teachers and special attention to the weakest areas of the school and the greatest needs of its students [More]
October 26, 2012

Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood ambassador receives Most Treasured Volunteer Award

Promise Ambassador and founder of Men & Women of Central Jerome Baker was recently honored as a Most Treasured Volunteer by The Center for Community Solutions. Promise Ambassador Lillie Hunter received a commendation from the center. The Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland nominated the two for their outstanding and unselfish work in Cleveland's Central Neighborhood. [More]

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