Our office is located in the Near West Side of Cleveland on the corner of Lorain and Fulton Ave. Our offices are in the Green Building, which was redeveloped as an eco-friendly building incorporating green practices.
3500 Lorain Avenue
Suite 501 A
Cleveland, OH 44113
WHO WE are
Executive Director, Organize! Ohio
Larry has served as the Executive Director of Organize! Ohio since 2002. He took time off from Organize! Ohio from 2008-2010 to work as the Director of the Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign. He has over 40 years of community organizing experience and is a former professor at the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at Case Western Reserve University teaching Poverty Strategies for Social Workers, Community Practice Policy, Analyzing and Changing Social Policy, and Macro Practice and Policy Skills, as well as undergraduate courses on child poverty and community organizing. Larry resides in Cleveland, Ohio.
Director, Ohio Fair Lending Coalition
Co-Director, Shaker Square Alliance
Charles (Chip) Bromley, is founder and director of the Ohio Fair Lending Coalition. He has had a career in advocacy and research work, developing innovative programs to overcome historic patterns of racial and lending discrimination. As Executive Director of National Neighbors, he was a member of the national coalition that saw the enactment of the 1988 Fair Housing Amendments and the Amendment of the 1975 Home Mortgage Act in 1989. Chip is a Presidential Fellow of the SAGES program at Case Western Reserve University and adjunct faculty at the Levin College of Urban Affairs, Cleveland State University. In addition to his work in Civil Rights he founded Greater Cleveland Community Shares. Chip resides in Cleveland Heights, Ohio.
Community Organizer, NOBLE
Akshai moved to the Cleveland area in 1997, and began student organizing at Case Western, where he studied economics and later, finance. After working on the Obama Campaign in 2008, he began work in transportation and social equity at Transportation for America in Washington DC. Since moving back to Cleveland in 2012, Akshai has organized on energy, transportation, and climate issues within environmental, labor, and community group coalitions. This includes launching local group Clevelanders for Public Transit, and the statewide coalition Ohio for Transportation Equity. Akshai is a board member for Cuyahoga County Progressive Caucus, Ohio Sierra Club, and Clevelanders for Public Transit. He also enjoys playing and coaching soccer and attending his friends' local art and music shows.
Graduate Student Interns
Logan Martinez (President)
Jobs for All Coalition
LaGrange Village Council
People's Empowerment Coalition
Quo Vadis Ellision
Kinship Care Group
A Piece of Mind
National Technical Association
Dayton Innerwest Priority Board