Healthy Homes Initiative in West Park aims to boost city’s housing stock

The Healthy Homes initiative offers assistance with home improvements, but residents need to know the program exists. Community engagement specialists in West Park favor reaching out to residents over code enforcement.

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Nooma and Harness Cycle: Cleveland B Corps commit to workers, community

Cleveland B corporations Nooma and Harness Cycle voluntarily bind themselves to be accountable to workers, communities, customers, suppliers, and the environment before owner and shareholder profits.

Mental health workers are hard to find as people clamor for help

Demand for mental health and addiction services skyrocketed across Ohio during the pandemic. Behavioral health providers, already strained by a decade of sharply increased demand, are struggling to keep up.

Purchase of farm-to-jar food company aims to boost East Cleveland economy, Black entrepreneurship

With the purchase of a local fermented foods company, nonprofit business incubator Loiter East Cleveland advances its goals of supporting Black entrepreneurs and a circular economy in East Cleveland.

City’s 311 call center slated for improvements, more accountability

Mayor Justin Bibb made improving city services and the city’s 311 call center key campaign promises. The Land reports on how the 311 improvements are coming.

A year in, County “Surge” in Central neighborhood still a work in progress

It’s been more than a year since Cuyahoga County executive Armond Budish announced a “surge” of support to lift up the Central neighborhood in Cleveland. Some residents say they’ve noticed little material change since.

Central residents long for a grocery store as negotiations drag on

It’s been three years since Dave’s Supermarket left the Central neighborhood. How are residents getting by, and what’s being done to bring a grocery store back to a neighborhood that sorely needs it?

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