June 18, 2014

Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood adds new staff

The Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood continues to build capacity with the addition of three new staff members through funding from the state of Ohio. The new staff is focused on three strategic areas: student access, neighborhood engagement and resident leadership. [More]
June 2, 2014

Earned Income Tax Credit boosts Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood

The people living within the boundaries of the Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood are $5.7 million more prosperous because of the federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), which helped an estimated 1,900 low-wage working families and individuals in the community make ends meet, according to a new report made possible by the support of the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland. [More]
April 22, 2014

Sisters of Charity Health System sponsors City Club forum on education transformation

The Sisters of Charity Health System supported a recent forum about education transformation at The City Club of Cleveland with Professor David Kirp from the Goldman School of Public Policy at the University of California, Berkley. Susanna Krey, senior vice president for foundations, outreach ministries and external affairs for the health system, introduced Kirp to the audience. [More]
March 20, 2014

CMSD, Promise Neighborhood and others partner to increase preschool enrollment

The Cleveland Metropolitan School District announced plans at a March 11 press conference at Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood school Marion-Sterling Elementary to increase investments in early learning. The plan, known as PreK4CLE, has a goal to place 2,000 more 4-year-olds into quality preschool in Cleveland within the next two years, up from 1,200 today. [More]
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]

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