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Mayor Jackson Invites Community to City of Cleveland’s Free Black History Month Events

The 2019 City of Cleveland Black History Month celebration kicked off on Friday, Feb. 1. This year’s theme “Cleveland: Building a Sense of Community” recognizes local Black leaders who have improved and advanced their communities. This year’s celebration is dedicated to James and William Whitley as well as Joyce Whitley (posthumously) of Whitley & Whitley Architects and their lasting contributions to the City of Cleveland.

Mayor Frank G. Jackson invites the community to the City’s Black History Month activities, which will highlight business, health, media, gospel music and arts. Black History Month events are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted in the calendar.

Animals and Pets: Dog licenses and parks, pet adoption and reclaiming, spay- neuter referalls, animal complaints, volunteer opportunities, zoo


Career Center: City of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, and Ohio jobs and employment assistance and training


Education and Learning: CMSD information, fine arts and other recreation center classes, safety classes for all ages incuding CPR training, lead-safe living


Environment: Environmental health, energy conservation clinics, trash pick-up schedules, recycling in Cleveland, sustainability


Getting Around: Airports, traffic cameras, public transportation, public parking and parking meters, street repairs, potholes


Health & Human Services: Local services and resources including employment assistance, health screening, housing, cemeteries


Housing and Home Improvement: Tenant information, mortgage and home remodeling/repair loans, paint refund program, sidewalk programs, historic preservation, landbank, permit information, housing discrimination, taxes


Residents Information Center:  Hiring contractors, buying cars, housing discrimination complaints, damage from potholes, paying for tickets, courts and laws, taxes, downtown parking


Safety and Emergency: Safety education, safety volunteers, senior safety, emergency preparedness


Seniors: Home maintenance programs, utility assistance, eviction, activities, volunteer opportunities, health and social services


Things To Do: Visual and performance arts, recreation centers, golf, swimming


  • Mayor Frank G. Jackson Hosts First Jobs Match Week: May 15-May 19

    Mayor Frank G. Jackson is hosting the first Mayor’s Jobs Match Week May 15-19. The event is at five recreation centers throughout the City and will connect Clevelanders with meaningful work and opportunity. All participating employers –including the City of Cleveland –are hiring now. Participating companies include United Parcel Service, RTA, Key Bank , Nestle and more.

    Available positions range from entry-level to mid-management and technology.

  • Mayor Invites Public to Black History Month Events

    “The City of Cleveland has a proud tradition of Black leadership and innovation – from the sciences to government to the private sector to the nonprofit world to sports and entertainment,” said Mayor Frank G. Jackson. “This February – thanks to our Black History Month Committee – we honor the achievements made by Black Clevelanders in the past and present with a series of events that are free and open to the public.”

  • 2019 Mayor's Estimate Published

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  • Mayor Jackson, Cleveland City Council and Local Organizations Announce Lead Safe Cleveland

    Mayor Frank G. Jackson, Council President Kevin J. Kelley, Councilman Blaine Griffin, Mt. Sinai Health Care Foundation President Mitchell Balk, Environmental Health Watch Executive Director Kim Foreman and multiple partners announced Lead Safe Cleveland, a local coalition to address lead poisoning. The coalition unveiled a five-point action plan and invited the community to join the dozens of major local organizations already committed to the work. 

  • Cleveland Road Work News

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  • HEAP Helps Eligible Residents with Winter Heating Bills, Applications Available

    The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) is a program designed to help eligible residents meet the cost of home heating (natural gas, electric, and oil, kerosene, or wood heating services) during the winter months. Eligibility is based on family size and household income. Application forms are available in English, as well as in Espanol. 

  • Base Cleveland Veteran News

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  • Department of Aging and EMS Partner in File of Life Emergency Medical Safety Program

    File of Life is an emergency preparedness magnetic file that promotes safety and peace of mind. It is designed to be placed on the outside of a refrigerator. It includes important information about medical history, emergency contacts, and medications- all in one place, for use in an emergency. This information is invaluable to EMS when seconds matter in an emergency. File of Life is available at no cost. Anyone interested is encouraged to call 216.664.2833 or send an email to obtain a free File of Life. 

  • 141st Cleveland Police Academy Graduates 37 Officers

    Mayor Frank G. Jackson administered the oath of office to 37 patrol officers of the 141st Cleveland Police Academy class. They will be assigned to neighborhood districts on basic patrol. One class member, away on military leave, will be sworn in at a later time, bringing the total number of new officers to 38. Said Mayor Jackson, “In taking their oath, these 38 patrol officers are fulfilling my commitment to providing a better quality of life for all Clevelanders.”

  • Cuyahoga County Street Card Lists Important Resources for Homeless

    The Street Card is a resource guide for the people on the street or who do not have housing. All of the listed programs help homeless people directly. If an address is listed, it means they accept walk-ins.

  • Veteran's Edition of Cuyahoga County Street Card Lists Important Resources for Vets

    All of the listed programs help veterans directly without a referral. This card was made by the Northeast Ohio Coalition for the Homeless. 

  • Gas Pipeline Infrastructure Replacement Project Matherson Avenue (Ward 11)

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  • Department of Aging Winter Resource Guide Published

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  • Mayor Frank G. Jackson’s First Retail Incubator Hosts Meet and Greet

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  • Senior Safety Resource Guide

    The Senior Safety and Resource Guide was prepared by the Division of Police Bureau of Community Policing and the Cleveland Department of Aging. It can be viewed online or mailed to interested residents who call 216.664.2833. The pulblication is available in English and also in Traditional Chinese. 

     

  • Cleveland Division of Fire Graduates 19 Cadets

    Nineteen cadets from the 34th Cleveland Fire Training Academy Class took the oath of office at a graduation ceremony at Cleveland City Hall, including Lauren M. Phillips, Cleveland’s first female fire cadet since 1989. “I want to congratulate our Fire Academy graduates and thank you for your willingness to serve,” said Mayor Frank G. Jackson. “You have the greatest opportunity to positively impact the lives of individuals, families, and communities.”

  • Cleveland Home Repair Resource Guide Available

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  • Several GIS Maps Display Local Information

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  • Financial Exploitation Seminar Available Online

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  • City of Cleveland Language Access Plan

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  • City Recreation Volunteer Openings Available Year-Round

    The Division of Recreation is seeking volunteers. Recreation center volunteers enrich the community in several areas including the arts, sports, education, and mentoring. These generous individuals are from diverse backgrounds and include people of all ages from recent graduates seeking practical experience, to retirees with spare time to share. 

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