A Summer With LMM pt. 2 – Morgan Edwards

It is hard to believe that there are less than two weeks left of my ten-week summer internship with LMM. These past few weeks have been filled with so many great experiences and projects that I am so grateful to have been a part of. As I think back to what I envisioned myself doing when I applied for this internship back in January, I

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Chopping for Change Students at The City Club

The 2022 Charles R. See Forum, Recap

On April 29, 2022 LMM hosted the second Charles R. See Forum on Reentry, which honors Mr. See’s 44 years of service at LMM and his work leading the innovative Community Re-Entry program. The forum was endowed thanks to several generous donors, with the goal of continuing Mr. See’s legacy by bringing continued attention to the challenges faced by returning citizens – and identifying possible

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LMM's friend-to-friend program participant

A Reflection on LMM’s Friend-to-Friend Program

She was a woman from California – at that time a resident of Northeast Pre-Release Center, an Ohio Department of Corrections prison in Cleveland.  I was with a group of people spending a day learning about the work of Lutheran agencies in Cleveland – we were in the visiting room at Northeast Reintegration Center to hear about the work of an LMM program called Friend-To-Friend. 

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Charlynn with STJ

Honoring Charlynn Carter

Today we remember Charlynn Carter, a dedicated servant, selfless individual and long-time LMM’er. Please read the reflection below written by Charles R. See, former VP of Community Re-Entry with LMM. Charlynn Carter, beloved, long-time Community Re-Entry Care Team supervisor, who hosted such notable visitors to LMM care team sites, as United States Attorney General Janet Reno, Ohio Governor Robert Taft, Congresspersons Lewis Stokes and Stephanie

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A Push Towards Justice: The Difference a Village Makes

When you think of Martin Luther King Jr. what do you think of? Who do you think of? When I think of King, the first things that come to mind are things like the Civil Rights Movement, peaceful protest, turning the other cheek, loving thy neighbor even when they don’t love you back. I think of the coming together of people from different places, of

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2100 lakeside shelter

The Road to Recovery: LMM Shelter in Transition

As LMM transitions into the next phase following the COVID-19 pandemic, we continue to work to ensure that homelessness be brief, rare, and non-reoccurring. We need your help to make this happen: 1.      Know a landlord? Encourage property owners to accept housing vouchers. This will help reduce the amount of time it takes for residents to find stable housing. Visit EDEN or CMHA to learn more about the voucher process. 2.     

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A Summer With LMM – Mark Grabowski (Pt. 2)

As I sit here and prepare to write my second blog post on my journey with LMM, I cannot even believe how fast time moves as I have now completed five weeks of my ten-week internship experience this summer. The month of June and the first few weeks of July have been filled with very new experiences for me; ones that have been absolutely incredible

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