Social Change

photo Bob Perkoski

BuzzFreshWater - Common Ground at League Park

FreshWater finds Common Ground with neighborhood changemakers


Street LevelFree Stamp

Free Stamp: All things free in the #CLE for June 2018


Street LevelCoffeeQ

CoffeeQ pays it forward, one cup of coffee at a time


Breaking GroundCreative Cohousing

Trend watch: Cohousing makes its way to Cleveland


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Like other industrial cities around the turn of the 20th century, Cleveland prospered and grew rapidly, earning many of its residents handsome nest eggs. Fortunately for future Clevelanders, wealthy industrialists made a habit of digging deep to give back. Generous contributions lead to the creation of the Metroparks system, Cleveland Orchestra, Playhouse Square and numerous other enduring regional assets. Who's leading the charge these days to affect change for the public good? Social innovation requires us to think differently about how to solve tough social problems. It's getting new people around the table, from techies and artists to those already working on the issues. It's not just coming up with ideas; it's putting good ideas to work.