Kids & Teens

Youth Sustainability Leadership Program Supports Community Action

The City of Cleveland Mayor’s Office of Sustainability partnered with Earth Day Coalition to coordinate the Student Environmental Leadership Conference for hundreds of Greater Cleveland high school students. The conference, led by students participating in the Office of Sustainability’s Youth Sustainability Leadership Program, featured a presentation from the 2016 Sustainability Summit, themed Year of Sustainable Transportation, and several workshops highlighting Sustainable Cleveland’s 2017 theme, Year of Vibrant Green Space. Carol Thaler, Director of Administration and Outreach at Great Lakes Biomimicry, provided the keynote speech, and professionals from Holden Arboretum, Cleveland Metroparks, Let’s Move! YMCA, and the Cuyahoga County Solid Waste District provided workshop support as expert facilitators.

  • City of Cleveland Recreation Centers Serve After School Meals

    City of Cleveland recreation centers are currently serving after-school meals to children ages five through eighteen at all locations. Meals will be served Monday through Friday while the Cleveland Metropolitan School District is in session as well as during winter and spring breaks and during declared school snow days when students are not required to attend class due to inclement weather.

  • Plankton Fund Gives Dogs Second Chances

    The Plankton Fund was created in response to the heartworm positive dogs that come into the Cleveland Animal Care and Control (CACC) that have limited options due to the cost of heartworm treatment