Students Invited to Apply for Mayor Frank G. Jackson Scholarship Program

Applications for the Mayor Frank G. Jackson Scholarship Program are open now through March 27, 2020. About the Scholarship The Mayor Frank G. Jackson Scholarship Program was created by the City of Cleveland in 2007 to provide scholarship funds to the following individuals: City employees Dependents of City employees High school seniors graduating from the Cleveland Metropolitan School District High…

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Cleveland Public Library Is Pleased to Announce a New Contract Agreement with SEIU District 1199

Cleveland Public Library is pleased to announce a new contract agreement with SEIU District 1199. SEIU members ratified the contract on Wednesday, January 29, 2020. The Cleveland Public Library Board of Trustees unanimously approved the terms of the ratified contract agreement at a special session held on Thursday, January 30. Since November, the Library has been negotiating a contract with…

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Celebrate Black History Month at Cleveland Public Library

Cleveland Public Library is kicking off its celebration of Black History Month with a conversation about race, racism, and the power of bias. On Saturday, February 8, Robin DiAngelo, author of White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism, and Cleveland native Jennifer Eberhardt, who wrote Biased: Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice that Shapes What We…

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The Oberlin Sanctuary Project

Cleveland Public Library’s Langston Hughes Branch will host a public program related to the Oberlin Sanctuary Project.  This project documents the history of Oberlin’s efforts to provide sanctuary, safe haven, and assistance for those in need. This history includes stories of Oberlin residents and Oberlin College students and faculty members assisting runaway slaves on the Underground Railroad before the American…

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