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Part Time Position Available: Youth Program Assistant

Part Time Position Available BPDC is hiring! In search of an experienced educator/youth development professional to lead academic and enrichment activities at our Riverside Park After-School Program. The program operates on weekday afternoons until 6pm. Send resume and cover letter … Continue reading

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Achieve the Dream of Homeownership

BPDC is pleased to offer Third Federal’s ‘Home Today’ program to help our residents achieve the dream of homeownership. Classes will begin at 6:30PM Thursday, February 1st at the BPDC office and will continue the next three Thursdays with 2-hour … Continue reading

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BPDC is hiring – afterschool tutor needed

BPDC is hiring a part time After School Assistant for its P4SS afterschool program at Artemus Ward.  This program, developed by the Greater Cleveland Neighborhood Centers Association, in concert with BPDC and CMSD’s Artemus Ward Elementary School especially service middle … Continue reading

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A1 Xpressions hits the mark

by Melissa Miller This past March, A1 Xpressions celebrated its first anniversary at its location at 14059 Lorain Avenue and owner Ashley Arnold could not be happier about being a part of the neighborhood. A1 Xpressions is a full service … Continue reading

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Federal funds keep BPDC humming and are currently under threat

From A word with Executive Director Bryan Gillooly in the Summer Community Post: In this first year of a new United States Presidency, the budget for community development work throughout Cleveland is seriously threatened. The President’s first recommended budget makes … Continue reading

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Teens explore careers in art

The West Park Teen Job Club visited the Art Craft Building downtown on Superior Avenue, a former garment factory that now that houses a wide variety of artists for studio space. Members of the Job Club were able to do … Continue reading

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Citizen participation needed

Bellaire-Puritas Development Corporation, along with many community development corporations across the city, are funded with Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds.  We invite you to participate in one of the meetings announced below. From an announcement from the City of … Continue reading

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John Marshall High School becomes community center three nights a week

By Ian Heisey, republished from the Family Matters in West Park newspaper, Winter 2016 edition Some call it “6 to 8,” others the “Night Program.” The official name is“Schools As Neighborhood Resources” and whatever you call it, it means that … Continue reading

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High School choices made easier

Please consider learning about the 4 new innovative high school choices in the neighborhood and exciting quality schools around town that are all tuition-free!  A High School Choice Fair helps put all a student’s options from around the city in … Continue reading

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Wraparound makes a difference

Community “wraparound” services are helping to raise test scores, attendance and parental involvement while reducing disciplinary problems at Robinson G. Jones and 24 other targeted schools, according to reports from Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD), with partnerships with local lead … Continue reading

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