• New Promise Ambassadors

    Let’s welcome and congratulate our three new Promise Ambassadors: Nancy Randall, Bobby Chaney, and Robin Turner. Each brings a unique set of skills that will pay great dividends [...]

  • Lives Changed through Mentoring

    About a dozen “Bigs” and their “Littles” enjoyed a Cavaliers basketball game recently, just one of fun activities that are part of the new mentoring relationships blossoming in [...]

  • Community Health Workers in Central

    University Hospitals, Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital’s pediatric program – the Rainbow Care Connection Program -  to improve care, overall health and lower costs for children in Northeast [...]

  • Back to School Rally a Success

    The promise of something greater in Cleveland’s Central neighborhood was fulfilled in ways big and small Monday at the Friendly Inn Settlement, where about 2,500 people showed up [...]

  • New Promise Neighborhood Engagement & Resident Leadership Staff

    Joseph Black is our new Promise Neighborhood Engagement Manager. Joe brings a rich background to the work in in the Central community, with experience in mentoring, educating and [...]

  • Earned Income Tax Credit Boosts Promise Neighborhood

    The Central Promise Neighborhood is $5.7 million more prosperous thanks to the federal Earned Income Tax Credit, which helped an estimated 1,900 low-wage working families and individuals in [...]




What is a Promise Neighborhood?

“Promise Neighborhoods” are vibrant and thriving where children are ready for school, go to good schools and have strong systems of family and community support that allow them to attain an excellent education, graduate from high school and go on to college and a successful career.

Attitudes and experiences are changing in the Central Promise Neighborhood, in Cleveland and Cuyahoga County. Watch a video, Mr. President: Come visit us in Cleveland!! that highlights this or a slideshow of Promise Neighborhood events and activities so far this year.


Promise on the Move video



Upcoming Events

  • Early Learning Guide & Information


    Find out about free home visiting programs for new moms and babies, and early learning opportunities for your children, grandchildren or friends in the early learning guide.

  • Job Opening for Marion-Sterling Coordinator

    Are you interested in creating, strengthening and maintaining the bridge between Marion-Sterling School, and the parents who send their children there, as well as the community-based agencies in the community that provide services to the students and families? The coordinator also facilitates and provides leadership for the collaborative process and development of a continuum of services for children, families and community members within the school neighborhood. The coordinator also works to ensure there are services for students, families and residents of the neighborhood by generating resources from a wide array of community organizations and agencies.

    Interested applicants should apply through  www.indeed.com.  Under What type in “Cuyahoga Community College”  or “Coordinator, Community Whap-Around Programs” ; Where “Cleveland, OH” .