Greater Cleveland Congregations (GCC) Calls on County Council to keep the County Executive’s $650K Budget Allocation Increasing the Capacity of the Juvenile Public Defender’s Office. At a press conference on November 9, GCC clergy leaders called on County Council to keep County Executive Chris … read more.
Author: UUCC GCC Team
EngageGCC Assembly hosted by UUCC, medical debt as an action issue
Recently, UUCC hosted the September EngageGCC meeting, where tackling medical debt as an action issue was discussed. RIP Medical Debt has been engaged to relieve unpaid medical debt in Cleveland. They have negotiated a deal to retire $6 million in debt for $40 thousand. The new … read more.
Issue 1 was defeated on August 8, and we the people won! This is the beginning of a moment. We must keep the momentum and grow stronger!
Pretrial Justice Team Pushes County Council to Fund Pretrial Services to Keep People out of Jail
Dozens of GCC leaders were part of a crowd of 75 people that attended Tuesday June 20th County Council meeting to call on County Executive Ronayne and Council members to rethink … read more.
Dear GCC Leaders,
GCC’s Pretrial Justice (formerly “Bail Reform”) Team is meeting on February 7th, 7 pm on zoom.
Please join us, with the link below.
• Since our last meeting in June 2022, we have learned much through research actions, interviews, reports and other sources.
• Our commitment … read more.
Over 934 GCC leaders and guests heard compelling information and facts from experts about Cuyahoga County’s overuse of Discretionary Youth Bindover, the process of transferring children under age 18 to adult court and, if convicted, sentencing them to adult prison.
A highlight of the evening was the … read more.