CMHA Wins 11 Awards of Merit for Programming


The National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO) has recognized CMHA with 11 Awards of Merit! In addition, NAHRO has nominated one program for an Award of Excellence. Congratulations to all who were involved in the following national-award winning initiatives, including our partner organizations:

*Award of Excellence Nominee:
1.    Increasing Healthy Food Access for Seniors

Awards of Merit:
1. Increasing Healthy Food Access for Seniors*
2. Book Distributions at CMHA
3. Cedar High Rise Digital Literacy Training Program
4. Cleveland Housing Hackathon
5. HCVP Rent Adjustment Tracker
6. CMHA Recycling Champions
7. CMHA & Digital C Internet Access Project
8. CMHA RISK Training Program: CPR Training
9. Bicycle Repair Stations
10. Computer Coding Camp for Girls
11. Remote Work Order Processing



CEO Participates in "Libraries Transform" Panel Discussion


On August 8, CMHA CEO Jeffery K. Patterson participated in a panel discussion called “Libraries Transform: Because libraries educate today’s workforce for tomorrow’s careers.” Panelists included Ryan Burgess, Director of the Governor's Office of Workforce Transformation; Shontel Brown, County Council Representative (District 9); Dr. Denise Reading, CEO of GetWorkerFit; Mick Munoz, Tri-C Veterans Initiative and library patron. Thank you to the following organizations for supporting this important conversation: Cleveland Public LibraryCuyahoga County Public LibraryAmerican Library AssociationGetworkerfitOhio Library CouncilOhio Governor's Office of Workforce TransformationRepresentative Marcia L. FudgeRuss Mitchell WKYCCouncilwoman Shontel M. Brown for County Council District 9, Ryan D Burgess, Over Drive Incorporated, and Loida Garcia Febo.



CMHA Hosts Night Out Against Crime Event at Riverside Park


To recognize the National Night Out Against Crime program, the CMHA Police Department, Resident Services Department and Riverside staff hosted an event at Riverside Park in early August. The annual community-building program is designed to enhance positive relationships between neighbors and law enforcement. Thank you to our partners who provided resources to attendees.



Digital Inclusion Efforts Continue at CMHA


Bohn Tower residents will soon be able to access free internet as part of the ConnectHome initiative.



Congratulations to the 18 residents who graduated from the first Basic Computer Training courses held at Legacy Park, and thank you to the staff at the Ashbury Senior Computer Community Center for their commitment to bridging the digital divide.



Cedar High Rise residents participated in an email training to help understand the management and use of emails.




Employees Compete in Corporate Challenge


As a part of CMHA’s Health and Wellness Program, employees participated in the 2018 Corporate Challenge. Great job to the organizers and fellow competitors for making this another fun summer of activities. CMHA placed 3rd in its division.



Cleveland Leaders Visit Lakeview Terrace


Thank you The Cleveland Leadership Center for visiting CMHA’s Lakeview Community Center and learning about the different programs and activities offered to residents.



Residents Attend Motivational Mixer


Resident Services held a Motivational Mixer for residents to share success stories and inspire others to reach their goals. Click here to meet a participant who graduated from the Family Self-Sufficiency program.



CMHA Seniors Jam on the Lake


CMHA hosted Jammin' on the Lake, the annual Senior Jamboree event, at Wendy Park. Senior residents from various CMHA estates enjoyed a fun-filled day of games, music, dancing, yoga and fellowship. Special thanks to the vendors and volunteers who came together to make this event successful.





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