We are happy to introduce you to PowerUp Purchasing Cooperative, a member-owned enterprise that enables nonprofits to pool their purchasing power to shrink their bills and expand their missions!

  •  1/12/2022 05:03 PM

What a year. Despite the substantial turmoil facing our community in 2021, we’re proud of what we’ve accomplished this year at Cleveland Owns to build a more democratic economy in our city – and that we’ve had fun doing it :) Here are some highlights.

  •  12/17/2021 04:39 PM

We had a blast celebrating community decision making with our neighbors at Participatory Budgeting (PB) In Action last weekend!

  •  10/28/2021 02:34 PM

We celebrated our third annual event with friends and co-conspirators at Luke Easter Park Saturday, Oct 16th

  •  10/20/2021 10:50 AM

You're invited to join Cleveland Owns for our cooperative scavenger hunt and annual event Saturday, October 16th at Luke Easter Park on MLK and Kinsman!

  •  10/5/2021 10:45 AM

This week Cleveland Owns and our partners Greater Cleveland Congregation and CPA took a big step towards founding a purchasing cooperative for houses of worship and other nonprofits when we completed a group purchase of electricity!

  •  7/23/2021 04:23 PM

We're proud to be part of a coalition of awesome grassroots groups calling for participatory budgeting in Cleveland.

  •  5/28/2021 02:53 PM

Last week we joined our allies at the Energy Democracy Project, a national formation of grassroots energy democracy groups, to present our ideas for federal policy related to energy democracy to Senator Merkley of Oregon and other members of Congress at a briefing.

  •  4/27/2021 02:33 PM

It was a pleasure to spend the weekend with some 50 local activists as we explored the principles and practice of energy democracy at the Energy Democracy Summit in Northeast Ohio!

  •  4/20/2021 02:43 PM

Our ED Jonathan is joining some stellar Cleveland leaders, including Sam from The BC, to discuss how community ownership of solar promotes environmental justice.

  •  3/24/2021 09:54 PM

A new video out this week highlights our partnership with Legal Aid.

  •  3/15/2021 01:38 PM

We must build a digital commons owned by Clevelanders that ensures high-speed free access to wireless internet as a 21st century human right for everyone, everywhere in the city, all the time.

  •  3/5/2021 11:48 AM