Collateral Sanctions Charles See, Executive Director of Community Re-Entry, recently moderated a presentation at the City Club called Collateral Sanctions: Removing Obstacles for Returning Citizens. You can view it at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xono6VodT9I&list=UUKf3bixa-gvh3Yb2rCd8wwQ&index=5
Paper About People Who Are Homeless Celebrates 20 Years Plain Dealer: A Cleveland newspaper written and distributed by homeless people is celebrating 20 years of publishing this year.
I'm sure most of us have forgotten all about it, or never really noticed. Read More
Living and Working His Mission Bryan Mauk, Director of Social Enterprise, was recently featured in the St. Ignatius Alumni Magazine regarding his work at LMM.
Awarding A Fruitful Partnership Downtown Cleveland Alliance has been awarded the Dominion Community Impact Award for a joint program with the Men's Shelter at 2100 Lakeside called SEEDS. SEEDS is a work experience program that began as a commitment from the Downtown Cleveland Alliance to temporarily employ up to 15 residents from the Men’s Shelter at 2100 Lakeside. The program was structured for the men to continue to seek permanent employment while gaining transferable landscaping skills through the program. Upon completion of the program in October, four residents were hired permanently through Block by Block, four residents secured permanent employment outside the program, one resident has gone to school and two more jobs are pending. During the program, 10 participants had moved into independent or transitional living.
LMM Receives Recognition for New Markets Tax Credits LMM’s Richard Sering Center is one of three building projects in Ohio and one of 92 nationally to be recognized by the New Markets Tax Credit Coalition. Click here for the full story.
Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry Releases Strategic Plan for 2012-2015 The plan includes new and innovative ways that LMM will meet the needs of individuals who are marginalized in our community. Click here to read more.