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MyCom 11th Annual Youth Voice Awards Nominations Are Now OPEN!

Every child and young adult deserves to believe “you matter.” To believe who they are-matters, what they do-matters, what they think-matters, what they say-matters, and who they want to become-matters. At MyCom, we BELIEVE every child and young adult was created to be SIGNIFICANT. Each one of them MATTER.The MyCom Network is committed to igniting […]

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From Our Partners at CLASP: Child Care Funding to States Could Increase After Budget Deal

(Reprinted from CLASP: https://www.clasp.org/blog/child-care-funding-states-could-increase-after-budget-deal) Today, the U.S. Senate passed a two-year budget bill, already approved by the House, for fiscal years  2020 and 2021. The budget deal raises funding caps, a crucial first step that allows increased spending on discretionary programs like the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG), Head Start, and WIC. In the budget deal passed […]

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MyCom Popsicles & Policy

MyCom will host a Popsicles and Policy session with Cleveland City Councilman Blaine Griffin on August 27th from 5:00 – 7:00, location TBD.  Youth from across the Network are invited. We will host another event in September with more elected officials from across the region. This is an opportunity for youth to talk with government […]

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Alumni Spotlight

Shyaira Thomas

Neighborhood – St. Clair Superior

Youth in Action

West Park Volunteer Youth Program

This summer, fifteen West Park youth ages 14-15 decided to use their summer to for good, and earn a little money at the same time.  Bellaire Puritas Development Corporation piloted the West Park Youth Volunteer Program, with support from the City of Cleveland, to engage youth in volunteering who are too young to be employed, […]

West Park Job Club

The West Park Teen Job Club meets at John Marshall High School, weekly on Thursdays  and has 12 members.   Youth gather each week to learn leadership and job readiness skills. However, their activities do not end in the classroom.  The Job Club also participates in community events and does community services projects.  Over Spring Break Job Club members traveled from […]

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