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Here are ways to limit exposure to lead dust in your home:

Here are ways to limit exposure to lead dust in your home:  Much of the lead dust that enters homes comes in from outside via the dirt on shoes and feet and on pets’ paws. Remove shoes when entering the home and clean your pets’ paws if they spend time in bare dirt outside. Put … Continue reading

The Cleveland Foundation, Cuyahoga County and T-Mobile create a Greater Cleveland Digital Equity Fund

The Cleveland Foundation, Cuyahoga County and T-Mobile create a Greater Cleveland Digital Equity Fund (Plain Press, August 2020)            The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown a spotlight on digital inequities in Greater Cleveland that bar students from accessing their education in an age of remote learning, prevent underemployed and unemployed adults from finding or applying for … Continue reading

Organizations work to address the digital divide

Organizations work to address the digital divide (Plain Press, June 2020)   The arrival of the coronavirus COVID-19 in Cuyahoga County brought to the forefront the necessity to address the digital divide. A number of community leaders and advocates for social change have come forward, urging action to address this serious issue. Schools and health care … Continue reading

Northeast Ohio Coalition for the Homeless launches COVID-19 Emergency Homeless Response campaign

Northeast Ohio Coalition for the Homeless launches COVID-19 Emergency Homeless Response campaign (Plain Press, April 2020)    The Northeast Ohio Coalition for the Homeless (NEOCH) has launched a COVID-19 Emergency Homeless Response campaign to swiftly act on the threat coronavirus poses to Cleveland’s homeless population. People experiencing homelessness are one of the most at-risk populations during the pandemic. … Continue reading

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YWCA Speaker Karen Williams shares wisdom of humor at It’s Time to Talk Forum on Race

(Plain Press, March 2019)On February 15, the YWCA of Greater Cleveland held a Forum on Race, It’s Time to Talkfeaturing keynote speaker Karen Williams at the Cuyahoga Community College Eastern Campus. Williams, the founder and Chief Executive Officer of the International Institute of Humor and Healing Arts (HaHA Institute), explored the theme of humor and … Continue reading

Local team plans to compete in international adult literacy competition

by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, November 2018)       A representative of an international organization came to Cleveland in September hoping to work with Cleveland organizations with adult literacy programs to show them how their efforts to reach adult learners can be vastly increased. The organization, XPRIZE, which designs and operates world changing incentive competitions, hopes to be … Continue reading

ADAMHS reveals new billboard and social media campaigns

by Victoria Shea (Plain Press, September 2018)          In honor of September being National Recovery Month, on August 27, Craig Dunson, CEO and Executive Director of Lifeworks Behavioral Health Solutions introduced the Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services  Board of Cuyahoga County’s (ADAMHS) fourteen Recovery Month Billboards that will appear around Cuyahoga County in … Continue reading

Four ways parents can help their children deal with stress

Four ways parents can help their children deal with stress (Plain Press, April 2018)Adults often complain they are “stressed out.” Increasingly, statistics show, American children are stressed out as well, and the effects on their health, emotional state, and cognitive ability can be significant. It’s well-documented that adult stress can lead to serious illnesses. But many … Continue reading

Literary Cleveland launches Gordon Square Review

(Plain Press, December 2017)      Literary Cleveland launched the first edition of the Gordon Square Review at a November 9th party at the Happy Dog on W. 58th and Detroit Avenue. The new literary magazine plans to showcase emerging writers nationwide and provide a spotlight to Northeast Ohio writers. The inaugural issue of the biannual … Continue reading

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