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Greater Cleveland Congregations challenge “the politics of privilege”

by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, September 2017)     Greater Cleveland Congregations (GCC) has a simple idea, if we can raise huge sums of public money to benefit a downtown development project like the expansion of the Quicken Loans Arena (the Q), we should be able to raise a similar amount to address real needs of Cleveland … Continue reading

Greater Cleveland Congregations responds to “Improvements” to the Q Deal

CALLS FOR MORE FUNDS TO BE DEVOTED TO A COMMUNITY BENEFITS AGREEMENT (Plain Press, May 2017)       Since January when the Quicken Loans Arena deal was first announced, Greater Cleveland Congregations (GCC) has been vocal and active in its support for equity and fairness to bring prosperity to downtown and our neighborhoods. GCC acknowledges the important … Continue reading

Greater Cleveland Congregations’ campaign sheds light on deal for Quicken Loans Arena

by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, March 2017)             Greater Cleveland Congregations’ campaign to create a Community Equity Fund with a dollar to dollar match of any new public money pledged to upgrade Quicken Loans Arena (The Q), has brought increased public scrutiny to the proposal to expand the arena. The testimony, at the February 21st … Continue reading

PROMISES BROKEN:  Property taxes promised in 1990 could have been a game changer for Cleveland

by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, May 2014) Cuyahoga County voters are pondering a decision about the 20-year extension of a sin tax on spirituous liquor, beer, wine, cider, and cigarettes estimated to raise between $13 and $15 million per year to pay for repairs and upgrades at the three large sports facilities downtown. The discussion to … Continue reading

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