"The larger your beloved community, the more you can accomplish in the world."

-Thich Nhat Hanh-

What Do You Love About St. Clair Superior?

We are asking YOU, the community of St. Clair Superior, to share what you love most about St. Clair Superior. Please complete this poll, adding as many words or short phrases as you'd like, and we will create a word cloud to be shared in our next Spotlights that includes your input.

We invite all residents, stakeholders, business owners and visitors to share what they love most about our neighborhood here.

St. Clair Superior Development Corporation is Hiring!

St. Clair Superior Development Corporation has TWO incredible job openings:

  • Assistant Director of Housing & Economic Development
  • Manager of Community Engagement

Learn more, and consider applying or sharing the news, here.

Upcoming Events...

Join us for this month's Community Meeting at Kovacic Recreation Center.

When: Wednesday, February 28th, 6-7:30pm

Where: Kovacic Rec Center, 6250 Saint Clair Ave.

The Northern Ohio Recovery Association (NORA) is hosting TWO Career Fairs - both free!

When: Saturday, February 17th, 1-4pm

Where: NORA, 1400 E. 55th St.

When: Sunday, March 10th, 1-4pm

Where: Double Tree (Hilton), 6200 Quarry Lane, Independence, OH 44131

Spread The Word: Financial Literacy Courses

Coming to you from a partnership between SCSDC & PNC Bank...

Take control of your financial future with PNC Bank’s financial literacy series! Whether you’re looking to create a budget, save for a major purchase, or plan for retirement, this series has something for everyone.

The series will be taught by David Zhou from PNC Bank every other week starting Saturday, February 24th at Kovacic Rec Center. Contact St. Clair Superior Development Corporation (information below) to reserve your spot. Please note that reservations are on a first come, first serve basis.

Office Phone: (216) 881–0644

Email: kgarlock@stclairsuperior.org

Course Schedule:

February 24, 2024

March 9, 2024

March 23, 2024

April 6, 2024

April 20, 2024

Upcoming Food Distributions & Pantries...

There are several organizations in our service area in St. Clair Superior who are helping those in need of food. Below are a few of those resources in our community.

St. Martin de Porres Monthly Food Pantry

Where: Saint Martin de Porres High School, 6202 St. Clair Ave

When: Every 3rd Friday, 2-3pm

Details: Call 216-881-1689 with questions. Click here for more information about St. Martin de Porres.

Asian Services in Action (ASIA) Food Pantry

Where: ASIA Cleveland, 3631 Perkins Ave. Cleveland, OH 44114

When: Fourth Friday of every month

Details: Call 216-881-0330 to register by the Thursday before each month's distribution. Click here for more information.

Northern Ohio Recovery Association (NORA) Food Pantry

Where: NORA, 1400 E. 55th St. Cleveland, OH 44103

When: Third Monday of every month from 10am-12pm

Details: No residency or income requirements. Call 216-391-6672 for the emergency pantry, which is available Mon. through Fri. from 10am-3pm. Click here for more information.

Famicos Food Distribution Food Pantry

Where: Hough Multipurpose Center, 8555 Hough Ave. Cleveland, OH 44106

When: The last Thursday of every month from 10am-1pm

Details: Open to all residents of Wards 7, 9, or 10. Please bring photo ID and your own bags or boxes. Fresh produce, canned goods, boxed items. Click here for more information.

Greater Cleveland Food Bank Food Locator Tool

Details: Use this tool to enter your address and find information for food distributions near you.


Cleveland Metropolitan School District's Family Support Information

SCSDC's Stakeholder Association Membership Program

We have recently launched our Business Membership Program! Membership to our Stakeholder Association comes with several benefits: your logo and links to your organization on our website and newsletter, networking opportunities, and a member door cling. But, most importantly, it shows that you’re a part of the fabric of the community and helps share the story of this extraordinary neighborhood. 

Learn more and become a member here.

Our Stakeholder Association Members:





Business Feature: The Reading Room CLE

St. Clair Superior Welcomes a New Bookstore

The Reading Room CLE, established in 2018 by its Executive Director L.S. Quinn, is a nonprofit bookstore that runs programs, events, offers book giveaways and many more creative services.

The mission of the organization is direct: to promote literacy and literature, to help transform Cleveland’s future and prepare its students and workers for success. They have a goal to help Cleveland’s children and adults who struggle with educational deficits. They have a goal to help create tutoring, internship and scholarship programs that will teach literacy and job skills and direct students to success in life.

The Reading Room CLE accepts donations of used books for resale. They also collaborate with community partners to promote literacy and literature through public events. They recently held a successful Galentine's Day event at their new home in the Brownhoist Building, 4403 St. Clair Ave.

Their new home inside the historic Brownhoist Building will officially open in the spring and will include an anti-segregationist bookstore and co-working space. Make sure to stop by and welcome Quinn to the neighborhood when you stop by the Brownhoist!

The Brownhoist: A Home for Creatives in St. Clair Superior

The Brownhoist, a creative co-working and event space in our neighborhood, was recently featured by WKYC. Located at 4403 St. Clair Ave., The Brownhoist is over 100 years old and has lived many lives. The community-centric building is now a home for Cleveland creatives and artists, and is also an in-demand event space.

Read more here.

What's Happening in Our Neighborhood?

Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry (LMM) is excited to announce they are launching in early 2025 a new vocational training program. The program will focus on light construction, building maintenance, home repair and remodeling as a high potential opportunity to change the trajectory of unemployed and underemployed citizens quality of life and upward mobility. Learn more here.


If you are interested in learning more about the program please contact Marcella Brown, VP of Development & Communications at mbrown@lutheranmetro.org or 216-658-7208.

*NOTE: Photos below from LMM.

WRJ Developers, a minority-owned development group, is currently developing houses on Cleveland’s east side using shipping containers. WRJ’s goal is to build homes using shipping containers with a focus is on modular homes, which are prefabricated structures that are partially or fully built in an off-site factory. WRJ has already built the first two-unit home at 860 East 73rd St., and according to Brooks, the first occupants are expected to move in this month. Looking forward, WRJ Developers aims to transform properties on E. 72nd Street and St. Clair Avenue into 64 units of multi-family housing with a mix of 2-bedroom, 2 bath and 1 bedroom, 1 bath apartments (totaling 51,200 square feet). WRJ said they are hoping to break ground this fall. 

Read more from The Land here.

*NOTE: Photos below from The Land.

Job Opportunities...

At Our CDC:

Assistant Director of Housing & Economic Development, SCSDC

Manager of Community Engagement, SCSDC

In Our Neighborhood:

Caretaker/Custodian, Slovenian National Home

Multiple Positions, KafeLA

Multiple Positions, ASIA, Inc.

Multiple Positions, Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry

Multiple Positions, CHN Housing Partners

Multiple Positions, SIFCO Industries, Inc.

Multiple Positions, City of Cleveland

Search jobs in the area on OhioMeansJobs

Not sure what you're looking for? Take a look at our Business Directory to find businesses in our neighborhood that may be looking for new employees!

Don't forget to look out for a few familiar faces and places as you watch (and share!) our brand-new St. Clair Superior neighborhood video!

Upcoming Programs & Events at the Addison Library Branch

Preschool Storytime (ages 3–5) — Every Wednesday | 10:30am

Story times for preschoolers ages 3 to 5 include stories, songs, activities, and rhymes specially designed to support reading readiness and foster the social and emotional skills that kids need to succeed as they enter Kindergarten.

New Year and a New You Vision Board — Tuesday, Feb. 20 | 4pm

Join us to create a new vision for the New Year 2024. We provide the supplies for you to create a vision board and realize your dreams. (While supplies last)

Spring into Spring Crafts — Saturday, Mar. 2 | 2pm

Celebrate spring with an arts and craft project. You provide talent and we provide materials (while supplies last).

Cleveland’s Inventor Extraordinaire — Monday, Mar. 4 | 4pm

The Western Reserve Historical Society presents Cleveland's best known inventor, Garrett Morgan. His inventions had global effect and his Cleveland success story parallels the hopes and dreams of the Great Migration generation, as well as the hardships and prejudices faced by African Americans in the north in the early 1900's. He was the first African American in Cleveland to own a car, he started social clubs and newspapers to bring the Black community together. His life shows how the African American community developed in Cleveland and how creativity and innovation can overcome stereotypes and oppression. 

Chicken Keeping 101 — Saturday, Mar. 9 | 2pm

Join Cuyahoga County OSU Extension to learn how to getting started raising chickens in your backyard. Topics for discussion include breed selection, safe egg handling, chicken health, zoning requirements, housing, nutrition, and more. 

For more events and programs hosted by Addison branch, click here.

Contact the library:

6901 Superior Ave., Cleveland, OH 44103

Phone: 216-623-6906

Email: Addison.Branch@cpl.org

Library hours:

Mon-Sat: 10am–6pm

Sun: Closed


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Step Forward's Energy Assistance Programs

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Learn more about CHN Housing Partner's Property Tax Assistance Program

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