Calendar of Events

Potluck in the Park

September 27, 2014

Join us for a community celebration!

The 3rd annual local food feast. Share your favorite dish. Bring any size dish with a list of ingredients. Please attend even if you do not bring a dish.

Bring a non-perishable food donation for the Hunger Network of Greater Cleveland.


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Creative Placemaking Across the United States

September 19, 2014
On September 19th at noon, Jamie Bennett, Executive Director of ArtPlace America, will be speaking at The City Club for the event, “Creative Placemaking Across The United States.”  This event will cover how the arts can shape the social, physical, and economic character of communities.  See the link below for more information and to register for this event.

Free Health Fair

September 19, 2014

Celebrate Case for Community Day with a Free Health Fair. Free screenings. No reservations needed.




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Introduction to Youth Program Quality Intervention (YPQI)

September 11, 2014
Are you a professional working directly with youth? Find out more about the Youth Program Quality Intervention at this workshop hosted by The Cuyahoga County Youth Work Institute, which provides professional development programming for the diverse youth-serving workforce in Cuyahoga County.  Find out more here.
Fee: $20

Ohio Reinvestment Summit

September 8, 2014
The National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC) along with Ohio partners will be convening a summit of stakeholders from across Ohio to develop and commit to the policy solutions and organizing strategies to reverse the tide of disinvestment that Ohioans have been experiencing.
The Summit will be focused on three themes:
1.   The ongoing reinvestment crisis in Ohio of housing, predatory lending and accessible banking.
2.  The economic security of older adults
3.   The invisibility and economic disinvestment of low and moderate income neighborhoods.
The Summit will have a keynote speech by Senator Sherrod Brown followed by workshops around the three themes.  In the afternoon we will break up into groups of the three areas to identify policy solutions and develop  strategies to achieve those solutions.
To register, please go to   Low  income people will get in at no cost.  If you are low income please call 216-651-2606 or email  with your name and email address to get the registration cost waived.

Neighbor Up Network Night

September 4, 2014

You are invited to Network Night! Come to share ideas and resources and connect on issues important to you.

Thursday, September 4th

6pm to 8pm

University Circle United Methodist Church

1919 East 107th (at Chester)


You are invited to Network Night! Come to share ideas and resources and connect on issues important to you.

Questions? Call 216.361.9149 or email Indigo at

I Am Shaker Square!

August 9, 2014

Picnic at the Square

Saturday, August 9th



Bring a blanket, chairs, a picnic dinner and some good friends. Enjoy jugglers, a face painter, balloon artists, and more! Then enjoy the Ahi-Nama Latin Jazz concert as part of the Shaker Square Concert Series.


Free Employment Workshop

August 7, 2014

Do you have a teenager eager to find employment?  Perhaps you or someone you know is interested in creating a resumé that stands out and sits at the top of the pile.  SHAD has partnered with the Purple Squirrel Group LLC to help individuals looking for employment discover the five things they should know to land their DREAM JOB!


August 7 from 11:30 a.m.  to 1 p.m. bring your lunch and your resume to 11811 Shaker Blvd, Suite 204, Cleveland, OH 44120 and Lisa Ealy will reveal the things you need to know about your resumé that will make it more appealing to employers.


To register, please call 216-421-2100 or send an email to


There is no deadline so if you are looking at this message at 11 a.m. on August 7, just grab your lunch and your resumé and stop by.  The workshop is free and we are happy to help.

Looking for a Great Job?

August 5, 2014

Monday, August 4th

3pm to 4pm

Neighborhood Connections

5000 Euclid, Suite 310




Tuesday, August 5th

11am to Noon

Neighborhood Connections

5000 Euclid Avenue, Suite 310


Residents of Greater University Circle neighborhoods interested in a position at University Hospitals. To be recommended for one of the positions, candidates must attend an info session and complete a two-week training (the training is unpaid).


Call 216.229.0555 to register. Please be sure to say which session you want to attend when leaving a message.

What’s Going on with the Creative Workforce Fellowship?

July 24, 2014
This spring, new applications to the Creative Workforce Fellowship program – a local grant program that directly supports individual artists – were put on hold.  On July 24th at 3:00 p.m. join Tom Schorgl and Karen Gahl-Mills at The City Club of Cleveland for information on what is going on with the Creative Workforce Fellowship program.  See the link below to register for this event. 

Ward 5 Festival

June 28, 2014

Saturday, June 28th

Friendly Inn Settlement House

2386 Unwin (near Quincy)


Festival from 10am to 6pm


Parade starts at Noon at East 30th and Community College


Join the Ward 5 Community as we celebrate with music, entertainment,  food, and activities for all ages!


For more info on the Festival, please call Andrea Foote at 216.436.7656.


For more info on the Parade, please call Sherita Mullins at 216.341.1455.



Community Art Project in Ashbury/Glenville!

June 26, 2014

Thursday, June 26th


11600 Ashbury


Please join residents and merchants from Ashbury and East 116th on Thursday, June 26th. If you have artistic skills (or if you are a beginner) join artist Gwen Garth along with several residents as we paint window dressings on a vacant home at 11600 Ashbury. All are welcome!


Call Leonard Davis at 216.791.6476 x. 268 for more info!


We’ve Moved!

We are now located in The Agora at 5000 Euclid Avenue, Suite 310.


Our number is 216.229.4688.

Next Grant Deadline Friday, February 13th

Our next deadline for grant proposals is Friday, February 13 at 5 p.m.   Download the application here.

Free Weekends on the Water

The Cleveland Foundation’s September centennial gift to the community is Cleveland Foundation Weekends on the Water – which will showcase the long-term support the foundation has provided for projects that have improved access to, or helped development of, the Cuyahoga River and Lake Erie. The gift will make 6,000 free tickets available to hour-long educational cruises on Saturday, Sept. 13, and Sunday, Sept. 28, on the Goodtime III.

Ticketing begins at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 5, via the Cleveland Foundation website. Please visit:

Step Up to University Hospitals Program Recruiting Now!

If you know someone looking to make $10/hour at University Hospitals and they live in Greater University Circle, please encourage them to call and register for an information session for the Step Up to University Hospitals program! By applying to jobs at University Hospitals through Step Up, you are 10 times more likely to land a job at University Hospitals! Call 216-229-0555 to register.

Sessions scheduled for:

Wednesday September 3rd at 1:30pm

at Fatima Family Center

6600 Lexington
Cleveland, OH 44103

Friday September 5th at 10am

at Friendly Inn
2386 Unwin Rd.
Cleveland, OH 44104

Wednesday September 17th at 1:30pm
at Fatima Family Center
6600 Lexington
Cleveland, OH 44103

Friday September 19th at 10am
at Midtown Cleveland Inc.
Located in the Agora Building
5000 Euclid Avenue, 1st Floor
Cleveland, OH 44103





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