• Central Youth Wins MyCom Award

    Central’s own Jason Foster was recognized as a recipient of the MyCom Youth Voice Award last month, given to individuals in the community who reflect the key principles [...]

  • A Two-Generation Approach

    The Cleveland Central Promise Neighborhood initiative brings together Central Neighborhood residents, community stakeholders and partners to create the kind of community where every child can have career and [...]

  • Why Early Education is Important

    It’s almost 5 pm, later than they usually leave, but Miesha Green and her two children —Nyema and X’zayzhan—are still at the YWCA Early Learning Center, waiting for [...]

  • CSU Engage’s Central Promise Neighborhood

    Cleveland State University has launched a community engagement program in Cleveland’s Central neighborhood that will offer two full scholarships to high school seniors and increased opportunities for campus [...]

  • 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 [...]




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

  • Super Reader Saturday

    Stop by Super Reader Saturday and meet author Floyd Stokes & see the Daoud’s child puppeteers on Saturday, Dec. 20th  from 10 am to 2 pm at Neighborhood Leadership Institute’s headquarters, 5246 Broadway, Ave., Cleveland 44127. (Former Broadway United Methodist Church)

    Register online at www.neighborhoodleadership.org or by phone at 216.658.2359