27 organizations sign new electric contracts through the purchasing cooperative in Cleveland
  •  7/23/2021 04:23 PM

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!

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Participatory budgeting in Cleveland and the solidarity economy
  •  5/28/2021 02:53 PM

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

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Congressional briefing with the Energy Democracy Project
  •  4/27/2021 02:33 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.

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Wrapping up the Energy Democracy Summit in Northeast Ohio
  •  4/20/2021 02:43 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!

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Catch us April 6th with the Cleveland Metro Bar Association talking solar and environmental justice
  •  3/24/2021 09:54 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.

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New video featuring Cleveland Owns' partnership with Legal Aid
  •  3/15/2021 01:38 PM

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

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How can we address digital inequality in Cleveland through collective ownership?
  •  3/5/2021 11:48 AM

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.

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Cleveland Owns bring community-ownership perspective to panel on community solar in Ohio
  •  2/15/2021 10:47 AM

Earlier this month our ED, Jonathan, joined Sam of The BC in Hough on a statewide panel about community solar in Ohio.

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Cleveland Owns is hiring a co-op developer through Americorps VISTA!
  •  2/10/2021 10:53 AM

Cleveland Owns is recruiting a new team member motivated to challenge racial capitalism by building cooperatively owned enterprises as an Americorps VISTA. Submit applications via our partner Think Tank, Inc. by Friday, February 26th for an April 12th start date (negotiable).

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Read the environmental policy platform for Cleveland we contributed to
  •  12/17/2020 12:53 PM

Cleveland Owns joined a coalition of local environmental justice and advocacy groups to create a progressive policy agenda for environmental justice in Cleveland.

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Introducing the Energy Democracy Initiative at Cleveland Owns
  •  12/15/2020 08:54 AM

Through the Energy Democracy Initiative, Cleveland Owns promotes community stewardship of renewable energy assets and advocates for a more humane utility system

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Awesome to see you at Cleveland Owns' annual event!
  •  10/23/2020 12:10 PM

It was great to see so many friends and allies Thursday at our annual event!

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