Urban Plunge: Cleveland

To form a core of students who are well versed in issues of poverty in Northeast Ohio, two students from each of the following schools spent the night and the following day at St. Patrick's Catholic Church (Bridge Avenue) in the Ohio City neighborhood of Cleveland. A total of 36 Students were immersed into the community by touring and exploring the neighborhood with the local Catholic Worker Community and visiting Churches and Social Service Centers that minister to those in need, and having a conversation with representatives from local social service and advocacy organizations and the people whom they serve. - St. Joseph Academy, Elyria Catholic, Regina, St. Edward, Trinity, Walsh Jesuit

​Wheels for Wages

In anticipation of the Northeast Ohio Poverty Summit and in support of raising the minimum wage, 30 Students and Teachers from St. Ignatius, Cleveland Central Catholic, NDCL, and Trinity visited Catholic Churches (St. Colman, St. Malachi, St. Agnes-Our Lady of Fatima), social service agencies (City Mission, 2100 Lakeside, West Side Catholic Center), the Board of Elections, and Cleveland City Hall in a 18 mile bicycle trip around the City of Cleveland to support the ballot issue focused on raising of Ohio's Minimum Wage - US Catholic Bishops on Minimum Wage #poverty #workersrights #advocacy #20062007

Holocaust remembrance play

Performance of And Then They Came for Me, a Holocaust remembrance play featuring Eva Schloss, Holocaust survivor. Productions viewed by over 4,000 Catholic school students at co-sponsor Notre Dame College, Regina (hosted students from Holy Name, Beaumont, NDCL, and Cleveland Central Catholic), Magnificat, VASJ, and Elyria Catholic. #violence #discrimination #20062007