Now almost 3,000 members strong, Neighbor Up is a diverse group of people who believe everyone has the talent, knowledge and power to be the change they want to see.
Carol talks with Mary Macias, a lawyer who founded The Footpath Foundation with the goal of getting youth from low-income areas outdoors. Footpath offers overnight camping, equestrian therapy and other programming in schools in Cleveland and Lorain.
Carol talks with Cleveland native Dunn Pearson, a composer, arranger and producer. He has played with the O'Jays, Stephanie Mills, Teddy Pendergrass and Stevie Wonder.
Gail Grizzell and Dennis Knowles
Carol talks with Gail Grizzell and Dennis Knowles about The Fishing Foundation, the organization they founded in 2021 to encourage youth to get outside and enjoy the great outdoors.
Laron and Angela Douglas
Carol talks with Laron and Angela Douglas about the Renounce Denounce Gang Intervention Program. Laron Douglas developed the 10-week program for at-risk while he, himself, was incarcerated. In 2021, more than 80 youth graduated from the program. Staff are certified in conflict resolution and mediation.
Carol talks with Jowan Smith, founder and CEO of Getting Our Babies to College, which offers -- starting in middle school -- interactive workshops and individual consultations to families and students to help them prepare for the post secondary education process.
Listen in as host Carol Malone talks with Yvonka Hall about what inspired her to found the Northeast Ohio Black Health Coalition, a social justice organization created to address the impact of racism on African American disparities including policy inequities, historical trauma, food insecurity, research, behavioral health and addiction, and health.
Wonderful interviews of people making change in Cleveland! Carol Malone is an amazing host!
Love this show!
Carol shines the spotlight on the great things everyday people are doing to make Cleveland great. Thanks for what you’re doing.