The Partnership is excited to announce that we were one of several organizations selected to receive the Larry Doby Youth Fund. We are going to use our award to create an IMPACT 25 Youth Commission! More information to follow soon. Thank you to the Cleveland Indians for this great honor!
Golden Ciphers is excited to open one of their in house trainings facilitated by Alfred Coach Powell to our partners, collaborators and other adult who work with youth and families.
They invite you to join as they continue to Counter the Mental Health & Social Sigma in the School to Prison Pipeline.
We are excited to share that the U.S. Department of Justice, Community Oriented Policing Services has identified the Police Assisted Referral (PAR) initiative as a Successful Practice and Strategy. CMHA Police Department is one of three departments in Ohio to receive this designation.
Chief Andrés González, one of the Partnership's Trustees, should be commended for his leadership, vision, and dedication to this project.
Congratulations to the rest of the wonderful PAR partners: CMHA Police Department, Case Western Reserve University, BeechBrook and Frontline Service. We at the Partnership are honored to have played a role in institutionalizing this initiative within CMHA, and know that PAR will continue changing the lives of residents, thanks to the tireless work of this team.
The Word Church is hosting the “2016 Summit on Making Ohio Communities Safer” on September 22, 2016 from 8am until 4pm. This year’s Summit will be highlighted with a reentry simulation. This reentry simulation is designed to increase one’s awareness of the obstacles that returning citizens are faced with daily as they attempt to successfully transition from prison back to society.
Last week, the City of Cleveland officially appointed former U.S. attorney and Magistrate Judge Greg White to oversee the implementation of a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department.
Judge White will be in charge of coordinating the city's work to implement the settlement over police use of force. Judge White will be a liaison with a police department unit's tasked with implementing the settlement and the monitor.
Judge White served on the Partnership's Board of Trustees since 2012, and his resignation from our Board was effective as of March 31st. We want to thank Greg for his support and commitment to the Partnership, its mission, Board and staff. We are excited about his new opportunity to assist our city in its efforts to exceed the goals and objectives of the consent decree. Best of luck, Judge!!