This week on Cleveland Connection, Michelle O’Dell is learning more about organizations that help out our community in a variety of ways.

Bloom Bakery/Towards Employment

Their mission is to empower individuals to achieve and maintain self-sufficiency through employment. Since 1976, they have helped over 122,000 people prepare for a job, get a job, keep a job, and move up the career ladder through job readiness training, placement, retention and supportive services provided in a comprehensive and responsive manner. More info HERE.

Stokes: Honoring the Past, Inspiring the Future of Cleveland

The 50th anniversary of Carl Stokes’ election as mayor of Cleveland will be commemorated in 2017 with a yearlong series of events designed to inspire a new generation of community leaders. The initiative will honor Mayor Stokes and his brother, Congressman Louis Stokes, and build on their legacy of leadership, advocacy and action. It seeks to use history as a guide for continued social and economic development in Greater Cleveland. More info HERE.

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