GCC: October Issue Research Opportunities

Greater Cleveland Congregations has announced the following issue research opportunities for October:

Team: Education
Event: Conversation with Peter Raskind, former interim CEO of Cleveland Municipal School District
Date and time: Saturday, Oct. 8, 2 p.m.
Location: Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple (23737 Fairmount Blvd., Beachwood)
RSVP to: leahck.lewis@greaterclevelandcongregations.org
Special Note: This event is taking place as an education opportunity between Yom Kippur worship services at Fairmount Temple. All GCC members are invited to attend. However, please be mindful of the dress code (what you would wear to a formal religious service) and the fact that members of the synagogue will be in the late stretches of a 24-hour fast.

Team: Criminal Justice
Event: Presentation by Professor Ronald Dunn of CSU on best practices in criminal justice reform
Date and time: Wednesday, Oct. 26, 6:30-8 p.m.
Location: Karamu Theater (2355 E. 89th Street, Cleveland — tentative)
RSVP to: leahck.lewis@greaterclevelandcongregations.org

Team: Health Care
Event: Panel discussion on the provision of free and reduced-cost health care to the uninsured in Greater Cleveland, including: Danny Wiliams, Executive Director, The Free Medical Clinic of Greater Cleveland
Francis Afram-Gyening, Chief Executive Officer, Care Alliance Health Center
Lee Elmore, Executive Director, North Coast Health Ministry
Date and time: Wednesday, Oct. 26, 7-9 p.m.
Location: Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple (23737 Fairmount Blvd., Beachwood)
RSVP to: ari.lipman@greaterclevelandcongregations.org

Team: Jobs and Food Accessibility
Event: Tour of Evergreen Co-operative (www.evergreencoop.com)
Date and time: Friday, Oct. 28, 10 a.m.
Location: 540 E. 105th Street, Cleveland
RSVP to: ari.lipman@greaterclevelandcongregations.org