Dan Moulthrop back on the Sound of Ideas

September 02, 2011

Dan Moulthrop, Curator of Conversation at the Civic Commons, visited his old stomping grounds on the Sound of Ideas on 90.3 WCPN ideastream, Tuesday August 30th, to discuss what people love about Northeast Ohio and why. Hear what people are talking about in Northeast Ohio. We love the region, but we also want to know how to make it better. 


Maybe you love Northeast Ohio for the eclectic food, the friendly people or the easy commutes. Perhaps the racial segregation, the untapped lakefront potential or just a road full of potholes makes you think we could be so much better.

New Perspectives on Muslim and Middle Eastern Societies

August 12, 2011

Like our own communities in Northeast Ohio, the Middle East and the wider Muslim world represent diverse cultures, societies, and politics.

To disseminate scholarly research on these societies, engage public discussion and educate the area community about this region, four faculty members from regional higher education institutions have launched the Northeast Ohio University Consortium for Middle East Studies (NOUCMES).


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Joining the Conversation with The Civic Commons

August 11, 2011

Local blogger Amanda Hicken of Clue into Cleveland wrote a great piece featuring the Civic Commons. She is on board with the Civic Commons concept of "social media for civic good" and discusses the civic engagement projects happening right now in Northeast Ohio!


Posted on August 10, 2011 by Amanda Hicken Check out NEO Food Tours' blog: Today I shared a review from a first-time food tour adventurer as well as a recap of our E4th Tour. Our next Signature Tour is one week from today in Shaker Heights!

Civic Commons Moves to Street-level Storefront at Trinity

August 04, 2011


The Civic Commons, a nonprofit organization that helps foster civic engagement through creating community conversations, has relocated its offices to a street-level storefront at Trinity Commons


The Civic Commons, a nonprofit organization that helps to inform people and foster civic engagement through creating community conversations, recently relocated to a storefront at Trinity Commons across from Cleveland State University.

Civic Commons Presents to Wooster Rotary Club

June 13, 2011

The Wooster Daily record’s Bobby Warren reports on Dan Moulthrop’s presentation to the Wooster Rotary Club.  Warren notes that participants were inspired by Dan’s message and plan to use the site to further engage their communities.