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Louis Stokes (1925-2015)

By: Andrew Samtoy

We wanted to highlight some of the things people were saying on social media about Louis Stokes and his long, illustrious career.  Check out the end for a timeline of his life.  

 

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H.O.L.A.

By: Andrew Samtoy

This week, we went to a meeting of H.O.L.A. (Hispanas Organizadas de Lake y Ashtabula) in Painesville. The group is primarily made up of people originally from Mexico. After a packed meeting, mostly focused on citizen advocacy and...

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NOACA Strategic Plan Forum

By: Mike Shafarenko

Every year, NOACA allocates almost $50 million of funding to transportation and environmental planning projects in NEO. In partnership with Civic Commons ideastream, NOACA wants to hear from YOU about its strategic...

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PRESS RELEASE: Attorney and “Cash Mob” Co-Founder Andrew Samtoy ...

By: Mike Shafarenko

Andrew Samtoy, an attorney and the co-founder of the international Cash Mobs movement, will join the Civic Commons ideastream as its Host/Producer. The Civic Commons is a civic engagement utility and consultancy serving community...

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Faith-Based Civic Improvement

By: Daryl Rowland

Faith is the key to transforming our region.  But the kind of faith I’m talking about doesn’t require a spiritual belief, although that probably helps.  I’m talking about an unrelenting faith in an...

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