The artwork on this note card was created by 5768 WRJ Art Calendar artist Césan d’Ornellas Levine.
Greater Cleveland Congregations
Within Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple and the entire network of Greater Cleveland Congregations, Jews, Christians and Muslims are studying a range of issues and opportunities for advocacy to build a more just and prosperous greater Cleveland.
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Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple
Greater Cleveland Congregations is comprised of over 40 Cuyahoga County congregations and organizations which work directly together to achieve goals
Greater Cleveland Congregations (GCC) convened founding assembly with over 2,000 attendees, several hundred from Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple
December 2011 and April 2012
GCC publicly advocates for education reform in the Cleveland Metro School District, seeking to bring together school leaders and educators to focus on shared solutions.
Mobilized community in “Get Out The Vote” campaign to pass school levy
GCC convenes Northeast Ohio Medicaid Expansion Coalition and mobilizes thousands to secure over $222 million for healthcare in the community with Heath and Human Services levy.
GCC establishes itself as a major player in Criminal Justice Reform in Cleveland by hosting highly contested Prosecutor forum and taking pledges from candidates for change.
GCC gathers over 1,000 people to all on local officials for law enforcement initiatives around guns. This begins the Do Not Stand Idly By campaign that is now a part of the national agenda for GCC’s umbrella organization, the Industrial Areas Foundation (IAF).
GCC calls for a Community Equity Fund for the Q Arena deal in Cleveland in order to directly link the growth and prosperity of one of the region’s strongest engines, downtown Cleveland, with the improvement of the neighborhoods and communities of the whole city and county.