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Five Students Complete Spring Externships

Five students were selected to participate in the Mann Externship Program during the spring 2018 semester and were placed in organizations throughout the Cleveland area, including the Mental Health and Addiction Advocacy Coalition, Frontline Services, Cuyahoga County Division of Children and Family Services, Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court and Greater Cleveland Congregations. Read more about their experiences! 

Interested in applying for a Mann Externship next year? Get more information here.

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What do Cleveland’s youth have to say about “Realizing Potential”?

Thanks to the support of United Way of Greater Cleveland and in honor of its 20th anniversary, the Schubert Center for Child Studies asked young people around the city to share their thoughts on arts, education, justice and more. Almost 50 CMSD students at 8 different wrap-around strategy schools participated in the project, expressing their views and the realities of their environments. The videos were shows during the center’s anniversary event, “Cleveland: A Community Committed to Our Children” on April 27, 2018 and can be viewed here.

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Finding a Path to Equity: Media’s Role in Advocating for Cleveland’s Youth

The City Club of Cleveland co-hosted the Schubert Center for Child Studies’ 2nd annual Kessler-Freedheim Address as part of the center’s 20th anniversary event, “Cleveland: A Community Committed to Our Children” on April 27, 2018. The address titled, “Finding a Path to Equity: Media’s Role in Advocating for Cleveland’s Youth” was introduced by CWRU Provost, Bud Baeslack, and John Schubert. The City Club Youth Forum Council Chair, TiOlu Oresanya, expertly moderated the panel which included Leila Atassi, Reporter at Cleveland.com, Margaret Bernstein, Director of Advocacy and Community Initiatives at WKYC, and Rachel Dissell, Reporter at The Plain Dealer. 

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