To advance and encourage community organizing as a strategy for progressive change in Ohio.
Organize! Ohio strives to build a system of support for community organizing efforts across the state by bringing together groups and organizations.
Organize! Ohio is involved in the planning of the July 18th march/rally, End Poverty NOW! March for Economic Justice. Click the image above for more information.
End Poverty Now! Featured On TV
Organize! Ohio's Larry Bresler was interviewed by WKYC in regards to the End Poverty Now March and other plans for activism during the RNC. Protestors are planning and organizing well in advance of the RNC and hope for peaceful, well attended marches and events. Click Here to read the article and watch the video.
If you want to learn more or get involved with the End Poverty Now! March or other counter RNC events, visit endpovertynow2016.org or counterrnc2016.org
Update: Successful June 15 Brown Bag Lunch Forum on Cuyahoga County Housing Plan
64 people attended June's Brown Bag Lunch Forum to see Ken Surratt, Deputy Director of Housing and Community Revitalization, present the Cuyahoga County Housing Plan and participate in a Q&A. Click here to read the full summary, view the presentation power point, and access more resources.
Click here to check out our updated slideshow on the progress on E. 130th Street, from our E. 130th Street Working Group
Next NOBLE Meeting for The State Budget:
When: Wednesday, June 22nd 2016
Location: Lower level 5:30PM
3500 Lorain Avenue, Cleveland. OH
Contact: Byron Solomon
One small example of how civic engagement and community involvement can make BIG changes :
Pictures of Recent Events from Organize Ohio
Next Shaker Square Alliance Meeting
August 17, 2016, 9:30 am,
Harvey Rice Library, 11535 Shaker Blvd.
Click HERE for recent press coverage
Next East 130th Working Group Meeting
Friday June 24th 2016
2:00PM at SHAD, 11811 Shaker Blvd
Come help and make a difference!
Click here for news on Ohio Savings Lending in South Euclid
26th Annual Fair Lending Conference
Great outcome from Friday, Nov 13 conference.
We will keep updating the conference information.
Thank you for coming.
For Conference Pictures and Speakers' Presentation, and Pod Cast please click HERE
Veronica Cole, recent graduate of Case Western Reserve University, has joined Organize! Ohio as a summer intern. She will be working with the E. 130th Task Force, the Shaker Square Alliance, and the CRA Investment Campaign.
If you want to support these activities:
Here is a link to the most recent news from OHFA's Hardest hit funds. State comes up short on application and lost millions of funds.