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Community Shares Welcomes New Members

Effective July 2017!
Click the links in the organization names below to check out their websites:

The Diversity Center of Northeast Ohio
Since 1927, The Diversity Center has worked to eliminate bias, bigotry, and racism, to create communities where everyone is connected, respected, and valued.

Friends of the Cleveland Kennel
Founded in 2003, Friends of the Cleveland Kennel (F.O.C.K.) provides the necessary medical and general care to the dogs and cats in need at Cleveland Animal Care & Control (CACC), while working to reduce intake numbers and save lives by providing affordable resources and education to Cleveland residents.

Power Lunch

Community Shares Power Lunch & Annual Meeting

Friday, June 24, 2016
11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Windows on the River

200 Sycamore Street
Cleveland, OH 44113 

Select Meal Type

If purchasing a table or more than one ticket, in the "Special Instructions" box please enter the names and dietary choices (Non-Vegetarian, Vegetarian, Vegan) of the people attending.

A table includes 8 tickets.




This year's social justice awards nomination form has been released. Awards to be presented at the  Community Shares' Power Lunch and Annual Meeting.

Click here to download the form.

Click here for a list of previous recipients.

Community Shares 2015-16 Campaign Kickoff

Community Shares has begun it's 2015-16 campaign. To get involved and start a campaign in your workplace, please get in touch with us.

Community Shares Welcomes New Members

Effective July 2015!
Click the links below to check out their websites:
A community institution committed to improving the economic condition of the Hispanic community in Northeast Ohio through education and empowerment focused on entrepreneurship. 


May Dugan Center

An organization committed to not only serving individuals, but helping them improve the community in which they live through education and teaching productive change.

An establishment that serves Tremont by organizing an inclusive community, building a unified neighborhood and promoting a national destination.

Shares Welcomes New Board Members

Members of Greater Cleveland Community Shares elected new board members at our Annual Meeting held Thursday, June 25th, 2015.


The new Member Directors are: LASHORN CALDWELL of Union Miles Development Corporation and MOLLY KAPLAN of Domestic Violence & Child Advocacy Center.


The new Community Director is VERLYN SALTERS, who works at Friendly Inn Settlement House.


The Incumbent Member Directors are: CYNTHIA BROOKINS of St. Clair Superior Development Corporation, DIANA CYGANOVICH of Cogswell Hall, JOY JOHNSON of Burten, Bell, Carr Development Inc., DEB KLINE of Cleveland Jobs with Justice, MELISSA MILLER of Bellaire-Puritas Development Corporation, andYVONNE OLIVER of UHCAN Ohio.



Community Police Commission

Phyllis Harris, executive director of the LGBT Community Center of Greater Cleveland, and Timothy Tramble, executive director of Burten, Bell, Carr Development, Inc., have been chosen to be part of a panel that will make 10 appointments to the Community Police Commission. The commission will then make recommendations to the police chief on practices and policies that can help strengthen relations between officers and the communities that they protect. Click here to read more.

Natalie Leek-Nelson recognized in Crain's Cleveland Business

Natalie Leek-Nelson, President and CEO at Providence House, was recognized in Crain's Cleveland Business as one of the 2015 "Women of Note". Click here to read the article on Natalie and Providence House. Natalie's engaging TEDxCLE talk is available online now at http://www.tedxcle.com/natalie-leek-nelson/.

Adoption Network Cleveland Announces support of the Quest for Marriage Equality

Adoption Network Cleveland recently announced their support of the quest for marriage equality, citing that marriage equality should expand the options for children in need of adoptive families and provide further stability and legal standing to same sex families already in existence. Click here for more. 

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The Cleveland Transformation Alliance joins Community Shares!
Community Shares is NP4CLE's Charity Partner of the Month!
Community Shares on WKYC's It's About You


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