Food Insecurity in Shaker Heights
How big is the problem? What are we doing about it? How can we do better?
The flyer is here
The slides from the talk by Loren Anthes are here
Forum write up by Ryan Brady
Thursday June 13, 2019 at 7pm
Shaker Hts Public Library Main Branch
16500 Van Aken Blvd. 44120
Hunger is a growing problem in Shaker Hts that is estimated to impact over 5,000 residents yearly including children, adults and seniors. What are we doing to make sure every person has access to the food they need? How can we do better?
Learn from experts, city representatives and volunteers. You can be part of the solution in Shaker Hts.
Panelists will include
•Loren Anthes, The Center for Community Solutions,
•Kimberly LoVano, Director of Advocacy & Public Education Greater Cleveland Food Bank,
•Nancy Moore and Trey Roeder, Shaker Heights City Council,
•Representatives Little Free Pantry in Shaker Hts.
Cosponsored by The League of Women Voters-Shaker Chapter and the Greater Cleveland Food Bank
Links to the organizations mentioned in the forum:
The flyer is here
The video is here
Shaker Hts “State of the City Address by Mayor David Weiss
Tuesday March 19 7pm
Stephanie Tubbs Jones Community Building, 3450 Lee Rd.
The Shaker Library Levy forum is here:
Shaker Heights Library Levy May, 2018
The Shaker Chapter of the League of Women Voters has endorsed the Shaker Library levy that will be on the May 8, 2018 primary ballot.
The summary of our endorsement below:
The link to Fact Sheet is here
The full report is below:
The link to Report is here
The Ballot Language
SHAKER HEIGHTS LIBRARY DISTRICT
Proposed Tax Levy (Additional)
Shaker Heights Public Library
A majority affirmative vote is necessary for passage.
An additional tax for the benefit of the Shaker Heights Public Library for the purpose of current expenses at a rate not exceeding 1.9 mills for each one dollar of valuation, which amounts to 19 cents for each one hundred dollars of valuation, for a continuing period of time, commencing in 2018, first due in calendar year 2019.
Propuesta para Recaudación de Impuestos (Adicional)
Biblioteca Pública de Shaker Heights
Se requiere un voto afirmativo por mayoría para su aprobación.
Un impuesto adicional que beneficiará a la Biblioteca Pública de Shaker Heights con el fin de cubrir gastos actuales a una tasa que no exceda los 1.9 milésimos por cada dólar de valoración, lo cual representa 19 centavos por cada cien dólares de valoración, por un período continuado de tiempo, comenzando en el 2018, con su primer vencimiento en el año calendario del 2019.
“Shaker Square: Its past, present and future”
Tuesday July 25, 2017 7:00-8:30p.m.
Moderated by Steven Litt, Plain Dealer
Cost: Free & Open to the Public
Shaker Public Library Main Branch, 16500 Van Aken Blvd 44120
Brandon E. Chrostowski, Founder, Edwins Leadership & Restaurant Inst.
Peter Rubin, President, The Coral Company
Edward W. Rybka, Chief of Regional Development, City of Cleveland
Captain John Sotomayor, Cleveland Police Fourth District
Steven Litt (photo by Lizzie Litt)
Shaker Mayor Earl Leiken delivers his 2017 “State of the City” address
Shaker Hts Mayor Leiken “State of the City” Address 2/23/2017
The video is here
SHAKER HEIGHTS, OH – Mayor Earl Leiken delivered the State of the City address on Feb. 23 at the Stephanie Tubbs Jones Community Building, 3450 Lee Rd.
The event was presented by the League of Women Voters. Leiken addressed developments in the Van Aken District, how the city is working to create an inclusive environment for residents and visitors, and general accomplishments by the city’s government over the past 12 months.
Event preview written by Chris Mosby, Patch.com
“Ludlow: A Revolution in Grassroots Integration”
Jacob Voyzey, Joshua Podl
Shaker Heights High School (Timothy Mitchell advisor)
Winner of the 2014 Teaching Cleveland Website Award
Website produced for 2014 National History Day competition
Investigation of Restrictive Covenants For Race, Religion, and Ethnicity in Shaker Heights By Angel L. Rios, Eastern Washington University, Intern Summer 2017
from Shaker Historical Society
The link is here
From Cleveland Historical/CSU