• 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 [...]

  • Welcome Associate Promise Director

    Friends and Partners, We are happy to share with you the great news that Sandra Golden, Ph.D. is the new associate Promise director. She officially started May 12.   [...]

  • Race for Results: We’re Still Leaving Children Behind

    The United States has much ground to cover to ensure that all kids — especially children of color — are positioned to thrive, according to a new report [...]

  • Promise Ambassador Wins Award

    Delores Gray was in the first Promise Ambassador class and from the beginning talked about her desire to help those residents who need a hand.   Delores recently [...]




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.


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