Union Miles Mt. Pleasant unite as one CDC

Posted November 16, 2023 in News Items

Don't underestimate the ability of Community Development Corporation (CDC) to empower and reinvigorate a neighborhood. On Cleveland’s southeast side—with neighborhoods like Lee-Harvard, Slavic Village, Union Miles, and Mt. Pleasant—blight, poverty, disinvestment, and crime have prompted Cleveland Mayor Justin Bibb to allocate $15 million in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds toward repairing and rebuilding the region where he grew up. But CDCs like Union Miles Development Corporation have been immersed in the Union Miles community since 1981—working with residents and businesses to keep the neighborhood strong, safe, and engaged—touting the slogan “Improving the quality of life within the Union Miles service area... read more

Cleveland’s Kinsman and Buckeye neighborhoods rebuilding around history, housing, community radio

Posted October 12, 2023 in News Items

Cleveland’s Kinsman and Buckeye neighborhoods rebuilding around history, housing, community radio By Steven Litt of CLEVELAND, Ohio — Jae Williams has one of the most unusual community development jobs in Northeast Ohio, and he loves it. He... read more

Cleveland Habitat for Humanity launches 400 Home Initiative

Posted September 12, 2023 in News Items

Article by FreshWater Cleveland “Go big or go home?” Not in the case of Greater Cleveland Habitat for Humanity’s latest project. Instead, it is more like this: “Go big and go home!” On Tuesday, August 29, Greater Cleveland... read more

Saint Luke's Foundation Awards 12 Nonprofits in Third Quarter 2023

Posted September 08, 2023 in News Items

Saint Luke’s Foundation Invests Nearly $1.3 Million in 12 Organizations for Third Quarter 2023 Cleveland, OH – On September 7th the Board of Trustees of the Saint Luke’s Foundation approved the total of nearly $1.3... read more

Cleveland's Mr. Soul Inspires Future Visual Artists

Posted August 25, 2023 in News Items

CLEVELAND — Kevin Harp is a multidisciplinary visual artist known as Mr. Soul, whose work has been felt worldwide. But that impact began at an early age at Grace Mount Elementary School here in Cleveland. “I've... read more