Community & Politics


Mayor Frank G. Jackson Invites Media to Tour Cleveland’s Neighborhoods

Mayor Frank G. Jackson invites members of the media to join him on a tour of Cleveland’s neighborhoods to survey the work that has been done, the work in progress and the work that remains

Get Out of Your Own Way: Strategies for Getting Unstuck - Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Sometimes our biggest obstacle to accomplishing our goals is…ourselves.

Ohio Officials Must Conduct Full Investigation into Suicide of Ariel Castro

CLEVELAND – The American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio issued the following statement in response to the suicide of Ariel Castro while incarcerated in an Ohio prison.

Ingenuity Cleveland Launches GoFundMe Campaign to “Make Ingenuity Awesome” for 2013 Through Support from Individuals

Ingenuity Cleveland has launched a GoFundMe campaign with a video asking people to donate as the non-profit attempts to raise $10,000 to cover additional attractions for the “free” 2013 IngenuityFest, presented by Scene Magazine. The Festival will take place September ...


The 5th Annual Bringing America Back to Life Symposium is set for March 7th and 8th, 2014. The final agenda and speaker roster will be announced shortly.

American Red Cross Urges Households to Prepare for Emergencies Developing an Emergency Plan is the First Step

CLEVELAND, OH. September 3, 2013 – Disasters can strike quickly and often without warning. During National Preparedness Month, the American Red Cross of the Northeast Ohio Region encourages all households to get ready for the next emergency or disaster.

IngenuityFest 2013, presented by Scene Magazine, Announces Bands and Headliners Mr. Gnome, Angel Olsen, Thriftworks, and More

Cleveland, OH— (August 29, 2013) With a little more than a month left to go, Ingenuity has announced the headlining musical acts and the robust lineup of bands that will perform at IngenuityFest 2013, presented by Scene Magazine, September 20-22 ...

Heaton, Theiss to Speak at Tri-C West about Reporting on 9/11

In the hours after hijacked planes hit the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, writer Michael Heaton drove to Manhattan, where he spent the next several days covering the biggest news story of his lifetime.


Gaelic Football, Hurling and Camogie Championships to be Held at Barton-Bradley Fields Aug. 30 – Sept. 1

Attorney General DeWine Announces Second Quarter Update on National Mortgage Settlement; Ohioans Received $383 Million to Date

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced that today's release of monitor's data shows more than 10,000 Ohioans have received more than $383 million in consumer relief from the National Mortgage Settlement since it was announced last year.

Cleveland Property Receives Covenant Not to Sue Under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program

Through the voluntary efforts of the city of Cleveland, another industrial brownfield has been investigated and remediated under Ohio EPA’s Voluntary Action Program (VAP) and is targeted for redevelopment into a residential neighborhood.

Black Conservatives Reflect on 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington

On August 28th, Americans will observe the 50th anniversary of the "March on Washington" civil rights rally. Black conservatives affiliated with the Project 21 leadership network are sharing their reflections on the anniversary by talking about the lessons learned since ...

Few improvements on state report card, CMSD reaffirms commitment to Cleveland Plan

The Ohio Department of Education released its 2012-2013 school report cards today, and results show few improvements

Ohio State Rep. Reece to Speak to Ohio Civil Service Employee Association

CINCINNATI—State Representative Alicia Reece (D-Cincinnati) will be speaking at the Ohio Civil Service Employee Association Luncheon, this Thursday, August 22nd, 12 p.m. at the Renaissance Cleveland Hotel. Rep. Reece will speak to over 500 delegates about voting rights in Ohio, ...