Common Ground is just days away! On our blog each day this week, we are previewing Common Ground conversations happening Sunday, July 30 across Cuyahoga County. Register to attend one (or more!) of these free community events here.
Heights Christian Church
Discuss the strengths and challenges of our community.
17300 Van Aken Blvd., Shaker Heights, OH 44120 7 – 9 p.m.
Join us for dessert and conversation about the strengths and challenges of our community and how we might work together to bring our shared dreams into reality. Register to attend this Common Ground conversation.
Hispanic Alliance, Inc.
Discuss La Villa Hispana.
3110 West 25th St., Cleveland, OH 44109 (Entrance off Clark St.)
3 – 5 p.m.
Share a meal with diverse members of the local community at Hispanic Alliance parking lot, 3110 West 25th Street, (entrance off Clark St), for a genuine and lively discussion regarding La Villa Hispana. Come be our special guest, and find out more about La Villa Hispana, and to express yourself as an engaged resident. Register to attend this Common Ground conversation.
Discuss the changing face of aging in Northeast Ohio.
21890 E. 107th St., Cleveland, OH 44106
2 – 3 p.m.
Join us for coffee, cookies and conversation about changing the face of aging in Northeast Ohio. Explore how we as a community can create a platform for older adults to continue giving back and to tap into their collective intellectual capital.. Register to attend this Common Ground conversation.
Discuss placemaking and the arts.
2355 E. 89th St., Cleveland, OH 44106
1 – 3 p.m.
Join us at Karamu for brunch and a conversation! Karamu, a joyful gathering place, will discuss “Placemaking & The Arts” — what it means to be contributing citizens in the 21st Century, and the role of The Arts in bringing our communities together. Register to attend this Common Ground conversation.
LGBT Community Center
Discuss the history of the LGBTQ community, and how we can create a more equitable and resilient community.
6600 Detroit Ave., Cleveland, OH 44102
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Join us to discuss what we can do to create a more equitable and resilient community and to explore the history of our LGBTQ Community. Register to attend this Common Ground conversation.
Discuss the 30 million word gap and how to address it.
5225 Library Lane, Maple Heights, OH 44137
2 – 4 p.m.
Join us to discuss how to close the Word Gap and promote The Power of Parent Talk. Brain development happens rapidly during the first 3 years of life, in fact 85% of all development happens during these first years. Studies show that a child from an affluent family hears 30 million more words than a child from a low-income family by age 4. What is going on in Greater Cleveland to address this gap and what ideas do others have? Register to attend this Common Ground conversation.
Common Ground hosted by Holley & Rob Martens
Discuss the future of our region.
Shaker Heights, OH 44122
6 – 9 p.m.
Join Holley and Rob Martens in their home for a Common Ground conversation about the future of our region. Talking – and listening – to our neighbors is an important first step toward creating a more equitable and resilient community. Register to attend this Common Ground conversation.
Neighborhood Solutions at the Vineyards & Winery at Château Hough
Discuss the future of development in the 7th Ward and other east side communities.
1650 E. 66th St., Cleveland, OH 44103
2 – 4 p.m.
NOTE: THIS EVENT IS CURRENTLY FULL. Join us for a conversation about the future of development in the 7th Ward and other eastside communities that are currently being neglected.