Donations Needed for Women Reentering Workforce

In an effort to provide increased dignity to women being released from Northeast Reintegration Center, LMM’s Workforce Development Resource Room provides each woman utilizing our Workforce Development services with a large tote bag to carry her items, rather than using just a trash bag. We’re currently running low on stock and would love to give […]

Celebrating Women in Leadership

LMM has a strong history of bold, principled, and visionary women guiding us through the important work that we do. Celebrate with us!

Men’s Shelter 2023 Super Bowl Watch Party

In early February, over 80 Men’s Shelter residents gathered at Trinity Cathedral Church to partake in a Super Bowl Watch Party! Shelter residents enjoyed camaraderie and delicious meals provided by Elegant Difference Catering. The event was sponsored by Bishop Mark and Sue Hollinsworth, The Episcopal Diocese of Ohio, and Trinity Cathedral. Thank you to everyone […]

The Impact of ‘Apart’ and Chopping for Change

Each year, across the U.S., long-term incarceration will separate over 130,000 children from their mothers, according to the Bureau of Justice Statistics. In addition to this, according to the Prison Policy Initiative, 58% of all women in U.S. prisons are mothers, as are 80% of women in jails. In this blog, we highlight the impact of the Apart documentary and […]

Invisibility is Not Our Superpower

For the last 37 years, our country has officially celebrated Black History Month, after Congress passed Public Law 99-244 in February 1986. This celebration of the history of Black culture and the achievements and contributions of Black Americans actually started when Dr. Carter G. Woodson and the Association for the Study of African American Life […]

BZA Approves Youth Drop-In Center Location

On behalf of the partners of the Youth Drop In Center (YDIC) project, including A Place 4 Me, the REACH Youth Action Board, the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland and Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry (LMM), we are pleased to inform you that on February 6th, the City of Cleveland Board of Zoning Appeals approved our request for […]

House Bill 458: Ohio Voter ID Changes

On January 6, 2023, Gov. Mike DeWine signed House Bill 458, Ohio’s first photo ID voting requirement, which will require voters to show photo identification when voting in person, early, or on Election Day. Along with the photo ID requirement, HB 458 also includes a package of additional voting law changes, including, but not limited […]