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Purpose Built Communities: Putting Two Neighborhoods on a Pathway to Greater Opportunity

Posted March 26, 2020 in Articles

CLE Purpose Built Communities is unique in its mission to customize and apply the Purpose Built Communities’ holistic model of community revitalization in two Cleveland neighborhoods: Buckeye-Woodhill and Glenville. CLE Purpose Built Communities is continuing the legacy of Cleveland’s Greater University Circle Initiative, which created pathways to employment, employer-assisted housing, and transit-oriented development in seven neighborhoods. CLE Purpose Built Communities operates in partnership with the Cleveland Foundation and Saint Luke’s Foundation, which serve as community quarterbacks for the neighborhoods, along with an executive board, two neighborhood-level executive committees, and community partners. Putting Two Neighborhoods on a Pathway to Greater Opportunity The Buckeye-Woodhill and Glenville... read more

Greater Cleveland COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund Update

Posted March 23, 2020 in Articles

A coalition of Northeast Ohio philanthropic, corporate and civic partners have joined together to create the Greater Cleveland COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund to deploy resources to nonprofit organizations serving on the frontlines of the pandemic... read more

Greater Cleveland COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund launched with $3.95 million

Posted March 18, 2020 in Articles

CLEVELAND, Ohio – A relief fund created by local philanthropic partners from across Northeast Ohio will soon distribute grants to community safety net agencies able to swiftly deploy services to medically and economically vulnerable populations... read more

Councilman: Woodhill Must Be Redeveloped, With Or Without HUD Funding

Posted January 02, 2020 in Articles

[image:1] [Justin Glanville / ideastream] The plan to rebuild the Woodhill Homes public housing neighborhood must happen whether or not the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) makes a grant to the project next year... read more

'It's Always Fun Outside' : A Day in the Life of a Kid Growing Up in Public Housing

Posted December 24, 2019 in Articles

My name is Sonny Graham and I’m 9 years old, but I was still 8 when we made this story. [image:1] I live at Woodhill Homes. I’m telling you my story because I would like people to know... read more