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City Club hosts Clevelanders for Public Comment in a forum and a mock public comments session

City Club hosts Clevelanders for Public Comment in a forum and a mock public comments session by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, May 2021)      The resident led movement, Clevelanders for Public Comment, now has a majority of Cleveland City Council — nine members — committed to passing legislation written by Near West Side activist Jessica Trivisonno that … Continue reading

Cleveland Women’s March Rally at Market Square Park

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Slavic Village effort takes HIV prevention to the neighborhood level in hopes of reversing trend

Slavic Village effort takes HIV prevention to the neighborhood level in hopes of reversing trend by Rachel Dissell (Plain Press, February 2021)         On a crisp fall day, a small group of masked community researchers fanned out on the streets of Slavic Village to ask residents a few questions about their sex lives.    The effort was one … Continue reading

School of One opens site at LGBT Center

School of One opens site at LGBT Center CMSD NEWS BUREAU (Plain Press, December 2020)                 The Cleveland Metropolitan School District’s School of One has opened a site at the LGBT Community Center of Greater Cleveland, a partnership that might be the first of its kind in the country.      Classes, like those across the District, are remote … Continue reading

“He Loves to Fight for all the Little Guys”

“He Loves to Fight for all the Little Guys” (Plain Press, September 2020)       After 30 years as a MetroHealth doctor, and a number of years before that serving as a community organizer, Doug Van Auken is set to retire. Doug Van Auken’s mission in life was perhaps best captured in that headline from a 1984 … Continue reading

LGBT Community Center opens new facility on Detroit Avenue

LGBT Community Center opens new facility on Detroit Avenue by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, July 2019)    The Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender (LGBT) Community Center of Greater Cleveland celebrated the opening of its new facility at 6705 Detroit Avenue on June 14thwith a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house. LGBT Community Center volunteers lined the sidewalk … Continue reading

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