$9.7 Million Lead Grand Press Event

Mayor Frank G. Jackson, officials from the City of Cleveland Department of Community Development (CDCD) and representatives of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) gathered at City Hall for a symbolic check presentation on Oct. 23rd. The City received a $9.7 million grant from HUD to support Cleveland’s Lead Hazard Reduction Program. The program works to reduce lead hazards in the home, and prevent childhood lead poisoning in Cleveland.
 
Mayor Frank G. Jackson, HUD Field Director Pam Ashby, and HUD Regional Administrator Joseph Galvan gave remarks. Council President Kevin Kelley, Ward 6 Councilman Blaine Griffin, and community partners of the Cleveland Lead Safe Coalition were also in attendance to celebrate the historic announcement.
 

Photographer: 
William C. Rieter