Amber Zemek

How I Spent My Summer: Amber Zemek

The mission of The Gathering Place is to support, educate and empower individuals and families touched by cancer through programs and services provided free of charge. They have two locations: Beachwood and Westlake. Since I started here, I have been...

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Imani Allen

How I Spent My Summer: Imani Allen

The mission of Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry (LMM) is to promote shalom (peace, well-being) and justice (right relationships) through a Christian ministry of service and advocacy with those who are oppressed, forgotten and hurting. LMM serves clients in...

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Hannah Keelor

How I Spent My Summer: Hannah Keelor

As an intern with Cleveland Neighborhood Arts this summer, I am responsible for producing written pieces on the benefits of arts involvement to Cleveland residents. Two of my biggest loves are Cleveland and the arts, so I am very pleased to take on this...

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Cleveland tm

CLEVELAND tm: (teach + make)

Although he’s been here a few months already, Creative Fusion international artist Cristian Schmitt, from Chile, was just recently welcomed by the community at a reception held at the Idea Center in PlayhouseSquare. Creative Fusion, now in its second year...

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Ahmad Hamad

How I Spent My Summer: Ahmad Hamad

For over thirty years as a forerunner in the Housing First Initiative, Enterprise Community Partners has raised and invested over $11 billion toward building communities all across America, and has built and restored more than 280,000 homes to date (14,000...

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Cory Isler

How I Spent My Summer: Cory Isler

As I throw myself head first into the nonprofit arts sector for a summer internship at the Cleveland Orchestra, I find myself flooded with questions. Initially, the questions are manageable, easily conquered: Where do I park? Should I wear a tie? How many...

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