Young people outdoors using binoculars

Creating a more just environment for all

A guest blog from Black Environmental Leaders What do we mean when we talk about environmental justice? It starts with an acknowledgement, for instance, that African Americans are more likely to live near coal-fired power plants, oil and gas refining plants...

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Children play with giant bubble wands in a park

The Power of a Neighborhood Park  

By Nelson Beckford P.S. 162 John Golden in Queens, New York and Fairview Park in Ohio City (Cleveland, Ohio) are two neighborhood parks that hold a special place in my heart. At P.S. 162 in my hometown, I learned how to ride a bike, played tag and then...

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Three students play classical instruments on stage

July Grant Highlights

We’re thrilled to announce $6.8 million in July grants to organizations serving residents of Cuyahoga, Lake and Geauga counties. Here are just a few highlights in the areas of music, health, environment, education, aging and neighborhoods: $195,000 to...

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