Social Justice

 

 


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

Contact: Jeanne Shatten or  216-831-6555 to learn how YOU can get involved!


UPCOMING MEETINGS

POST ELECTION ASSEMBLY OF 1000+ PEOPLE
Thursday, November 17 @ 7:00 PM

Olivet institutional baptist church

"NOW IS THE TIME: JUSTICE AND JOBS IN GREATER CLEVELAND"
The purpose is to hold newly elected officials accountable for changes and improvements to the criminal justice system and a large turn-out is essential. We will hear from our newly elected officials and also focus on how they can work with us to make change for the better on the GCC's top priorities; education, jobs, criminal justice, sustainable food and gun violence.

BJC Chapter of GCC:  Town Hall Meeting
Tuesday, November 29 @ 7:00 pm

B'nai Jeshurun Congregation

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 to promote public, private and civic sector actions which strengthen and improve the quality of life of our neighborhoods.

These areas are the top priorities: Education, Jobs, Health Care, Criminal Justice, Sustainable Food, Gun Violence.  To learn more, visit their website:   greaterclevelandcongregations.org.

Now that we are a member organization, it's time to get YOU involved.  Join us to hear James Pearlstein, GCC lead organizer, share how YOU can make a difference and have your voice heard.  We will share the needs we perceive in our own community and the greater community, learn more about how GCC functions and share in training in community organizing, and continue to organize ourselves and discuss next steps. 

For more information or to RSVP, contact Shani Kadis.


Many opportunities to get involved!

GOTV (Get out the Vote)

Through a massive GOTV campaign in fall of 2016, GCC will increase voter turnout, identify new potential leaders, build relationships with individuals and institutions, and gain recognition for GCC throughout Cuyahoga County.

-Join B'nai Jeshurun as we take part in our 3rd canvassing outing with GCC on Sunday, November 6 from 12:30pm-6:00pm.  Contact Jeanne Shatten to learn more.

-GCC is  asking for in-office assistance during the week. They can use help getting ready for canvassing on Fridays from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm.  They are also looking for help with data entry and creating videos. The contact person is Anna Risch, GCC Administrative Coordinator at 216-769-8732.

-The GCC has asked for assistance hosting people coming from out of town to canvass in Cleveland especially the week and weekend before the election. The person to contact is Anna Risch at 216-769-8732.

Fundraising to support the GCC

You can send a check or contribute online to help fund the GCC.  Make checks payable to the GCC and mail to:  Greater Cleveland Congregations, 6114 Francis Ave., Cleveland, OH 44127.