Tenants in disputes with landlords, ranging from a lack of heat to rodent infestation, often aren’t aware of their rights, many housing advocates say. To raise awareness and promote solutions, several nonprofits hosted a teach-in February 9.
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In Cleveland, there continues to be a lack of accountability, transparency, and trust when it comes to the police, and that’s with a consent decree in place. That’s where we the people come in. On November 2nd, Clevelanders have an opportunity to vote for change: Issue 24.
Predatory lending contributed to more than Cleveland’s foreclosure crisis — it also produced a glut of demolished homes that have nowhere to go. The current proposal is to send it to a large landfill but its owner says it is filling up fast — a situation that is causing concern for a small village in the Cuyahoga River Valley.
Life for Hispanic journalists in Northeast Ohio just got a little easier. In the Greater Cleveland Association of Hispanic Journalists, founded this spring, local journalists have gained the backing of a national parent organization and a robust network of professional support and development opportunities.
Sustaining a business of any kind during the COVID-19 pandemic has been a challenge, but to sustain and grow a minority-owned business during these difficult times is a sign of diligence. Recently, Darvio Morrow, CEO of FCB Entertainment — consisting of several recording labels and a series of internet radio stations — signed a digital distribution agreement that will allow him to broaden his company’s reach even further.
The three-screen Capitol Theater in Detroit Shoreway has been dark since the Covid-19 pandemic shuttered venues across the country last March, but it’s time to fire up the projectors now that it has received a Shuttered Venues Operators Grant (SVOG) that will allow it to pay its back bills and reopen to the community.