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GCC: GREATER CLEVELAND CONGREGATIONS

GET INVOLVED WITH THE GCC!  MAKE YOUR VOICES HEARD!  BUILD A BETTER CLEVELAND!

The Greater Cleveland Congregations (GCC) is a non-partisan coalition of faith communities and partner organizations in Cuyahoga County working together to build power for social justice. These areas are top priorities for the GCC:  Education · Jobs · Health Care · Criminal Justice · Sustainable Food · Gun Violence

B'nai Jeshurun is proud to be a member of Greater Cleveland Congregations. Interested in getting involved with our work on social justice? Contact Core Team Chair, Lee Markowitz or Vice Chair, Deby Auerbach-Brown

Much of our work on social justice issues is done as a part of Greater Cleveland Congregations. Greater Cleveland Congregations (GCC) is a non-partisan coalition of faith communities and partner organizations in Cuyahoga County working together to build power for social justice. GCC unites people across lines of race, class, religion, and geography to promote public, private and civic sector actions which strengthen and improve the quality of life of our neighborhoods.

A few articles and sources to learn more about the work of Greater Cleveland Congregations:
GCC celebrates 10 years of advocacy
GCC:  who we are
Cuyahoga County diversion center
Criminal Justice
GCC Facebook page

Upcoming Events:

Greater Cleveland Congregations WE the PEOPLE Action
Thursday, October 7 at 7 pm on Zoom
The City of Cleveland will have its first new mayor in 16 years. This is a pivotal time in the city's history. The candidates will be at the Action, so we need to show up! This is our moment to shape our issues and show our power to the next mayor of Cleveland! Register here.

Building Home - A Conversation on Housing Challenges & Neighborhood Partnerships 
Sunday, October 17 at 2pm on Zoom 
Co-Sponsored by B'nai Jeshurun and featuring Rev. Derrick Harkins - Director of HUD's Office of Faith - Based & Neighborhood Partnerships and Miciel Wackers - Director of Cleveland's Department of Community Development. The goal of the meeting  is to gain information about what plans HUD has to increase affordable housing in the Cleveland area for low-income residents, and how all citizens can help with this effort and directly address the housing needs of our communities.  Register here.

Fri, October 15 2021 9 Cheshvan 5782