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Common Ground Facilitator Training

On a single day, you can be a part of an exciting region-wide initiative to explore our community’s power to communicate and connect in order to build a stronger, safer and more dynamic home. Common Ground creates a network of community conversations where residents can meet, share a meal, connect and discuss this year’s theme: “Why does place matter?” Neighborhood Connections is hosting workshops prior to Common Ground to train.
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Neighbor Up Summer Calendar

The summer calendar is out now. Find information about retreats, trainings and Neighbor Up gatherings or check out our Events page. .
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PRISM: A Racial Equity Learning Laboratory

Registration is now open for the next session of Prism, our racial equity learning lab, which begins in July 2018. Prism is led by two of Cleveland’s most experienced and dynamic racial equity facilitators: Erica Merritt and Adele DiMarco Kious. Prism participants explore the historic conflict that continues to shape the United States and determine the fate of all its people. Racism is examined on four levels: internalized, interpersonal, institutional.
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Looking for a career in healthcare?

Check out Step Up to University Hospitals, the innovative neighborhood jobs pipeline we built in partnership with University Hospitals and Towards Employment. Earn a competitive hourly wage with opportunities to advance. Information sessions are happening now. Positions available in environmental and nutrition services at University Hospitals.  Work in a fast-paced environment that is critical to the care of hospital patients Earn a competitive hourly wage with a local employer that.
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Non Profit Capacity Building Boot Camp 

The Non Profit Capacity Building Boot Camp is a series of trainings designed to help not-for-profit groups or those looking to form a nonprofit formalize their business structures, complete organizational assessments and other essential documents as they are led through a strategic visioning and planning process. Who should apply? Up to 10 organizations (501 c 3, contemplating 501 c 3 status or organizations with fiscal agents) with.
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News about Network Night

Five years ago, we officially launched Neighbor Up Network Night in University Circle. The goal was to bring people together in a positive environment to see what they could make happen. The result has been wildly successful. Several innovations sprung from that monthly gathering and so many people have joined Neighbor Up since then (we're now at almost 3,000 members!) that we've trained folks to launch.
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Job Posting: Economic Development Associate & Industrial Development Manager, MidTown Cleveland, Inc.

Overview: MidTown Cleveland, Inc. is seeking a motivated, goal-oriented and resourceful economic development professional to join our team. The Economic Development Associate will work with businesses from multiple sectors in the MidTown neighborhood and beyond in order to strengthen some of the top neighborhoods for economic growth in the city’s urban core. This position will also provide opportunities to work on other special projects related to.
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Wealth Building

Neighbor Up members are committed to building wealth and working towards economic interdependence. You're invited to join us at the gatherings below. Wealth & Equity Learning Series Disinvestment, rugged individualism, and racist policies have led to the incredible wealth gap, locally and nationally. Through this five-session series, we will look at strategies for wealth building through an equity lens, and draw from community wisdom on how we can.
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Job Posting: HEAP Intake Specialist

Neighbor Up members share job postings as one way of building wealth for all. REPORTS TO: Managing Director SUMMARY: The HEAP Intake Worker is responsible for conducting face-to-face interviews and assisting HEAP clients with the application process and providing exceptional customer service and meeting program goals. Duties include, but are not limited to, the following: RESPONSIBILITIES:  Conduct face-to-face interviews with customers seeking financial assistance for utility bills.  Assist.
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Neighbor Up University

The fall calendar for Neighbor Up University is out now. A new way of learning and making change in Cleveland -- led by residents. Check it out.   .
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Neighbor Up logo

Are you a Neighbor Up member hosting a gathering? Download the Neighbor Up logo (designed by member Gwen Garth) and use it to promote your work. Click on the logo to download it..
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B.O.S.S. Free Film Screenings

Sept. 23 as part of the 6th annual Greater Cleveland Urban Film Festival Are you or do you know a new father or father-to-be? Join the Greater University Circle Community Health Initiative, Birthing Beautiful Communities and Cleveland Neighborhood Progress for a free day at the movies in support of new fathers and fathers-to-be! This inaugural Brothers Offering Support event is free and open to all. Registration.
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Job Posting: Warehouse/Delivery, Kids Book Bank

We are seeking a part-time Warehouse/Delivery Worker to prepare boxes of books for distribution and pick-up on a weekly and monthly basis, to update our inventory and order systems, to contact our partner agencies to coordinate pick-ups, to do occasional deliveries of books to partner organizations and to manage inventory.  This individual will also handle a variety of jobs in our warehouse, including occasional cleaning,.
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Mentors needed: Tru2U program looking for folks to mentor students

Mentors are needed to work with eighth grade students in Cleveland schools through the Tru2U program, an innovative mentoring and career awareness program that prepares eighth grade students for the transition from middle school to high school. Tru2U began at the start of the 2015-2016 school year and served all eighth grade students in 22 Cleveland Metropolitan School District schools during its first year.   Mentors are supported throughout.
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Job Posting: Part-time Accountant, Spanish American Committee

  Neighbor Up members share job postings as one way of building wealth for all. Responsible for forecasting and resource allocation Manage Accounts Payables with no more than 60 days outstanding Manage Account Receivables with no more than 60 days outstanding Maintain organizational budget and prepare program budgets as needed Participate in audits and prepare statements for CPA’s and outside auditors Prepare disbursement request and prepare journal entries Serve as human resources assistant.
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