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MyCom helps youth succeed through:


MyCom helps Greater Cleveland’s youth find their voice and learn to speak with passion and conviction about issues facing their future in the community.

Out-of-School Time Activities

MyCom connects families and youth with community-based free time activities where young people can have fun, develop skills and build lifelong relationships.

Neighborhood Spotlight

The MyCom network is active within each of the 13 Cuyahoga County neighborhoods it serves, delivering programming and services that are truly local.

Youth Engagement

MyCom teaches youth to lead by empowering them with meaningful leadership opportunities in their neighborhoods.

Youth Employment

Through summer and year-round employment opportunities, MyCom gives young people a chance to explore careers and develop new interests, while gaining real 21st century work experience and connecting with adult mentors along the way.

Transition Support

MyCom helps youth successfully navigate the journey from kindergarten to college or career, and beyond.

My Neighborhood



The energy and excitement around youth development in Central is high. Commitment of time and dollars is evident in the building of new schools and programs. The focus of Central is for youth to think beyond secondary education, reaching for new heights.
Friendly Inn Settlement Corp.
2382 Unwin Road
Cleveland, OH 44104
Phone: 216-431-7656
Fax: 216-431-8185
India Moore, Youth Program Coordinator

Clark Fulton

Clark Fulton is proud of the cultural diversity of its residents. It is with enthusiasm that they have joined the MyCom network to improve the lives of youth and residents in the community.
Hispanic UMADAOP
Nelson Ramirez
3305 W. 25th Street
Cleveland, Ohio 44109
Phone: 216-459-1222 


Collinwood is a new MyCom neighborhood. The focus of their work is intentionality; building cooperative relationships, increasing communication and linking together positive youth programs that are currently in the neighborhood.
Salvation Army Cleveland Temple Corps
Margaret Craig, Learning Zone Director & MyCom Coordinator
17625 Grovewood Ave.
Cleveland, Ohio 44119
Phone: 216-692-1388
Fax: 216-383-7246

East Cleveland

East Cleveland joined the MyCom network with a strong team of partners around the table from the Mayor to the school district superintendent. Partners are actively engaged and focused on developing leadership and learning to lead from youth to adults. They have committed to changing the way they do work through the lens of collaboration.
East Cleveland Mayor’s Office
Belinda Kyle, Executive Assistant to Mayor Norton & MyCom Coordinator
East Cleveland City Hall
14340 Euclid Avenue
East Cleveland, Ohio 44112
Phone: 216-681-2208 


Glenville is a new MyCom neighborhood. It has a long history of activism and working together as residents, schools, and faith-based organizations. One of its strong values is that the young people who live in Glenville are the “experts” and their goal is to make sure the youth voice is heard.
Famicos Foundation
Dora Brown, MyCom Coordinator
1325 Ansel Road
Cleveland, Ohio 44106
Phone: 216-791-6476 x269


Kinsman has great possibilities as a resident-rich community that has suffered from a lack of programming for youth. They have chosen to address this “substantial” need for programs and services by joining together to become a new MyCom neighborhood. Community agencies, groups, leaders, and churches plan to come together with youth and families to create a network of support and encouragement for neighborhood youth.
Burton, Bell, Carr Development Corp.
Sherita Mullins, Director of Social Enterprises
7201 Kinsman Road, #104
Cleveland, Ohio 44104
Phone: 216-341-1455 

Mid-West MyCom

Situated on the shores of Lake Erie, the Mid-West MyCom Neighborhood brings together history, art and recreation with an easy drive into downtown Cleveland.
Cudell Improvement
Linda Giermann, MyCom Coordinator
9821 Lorain Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44102
Phone: 216-228-4383

Mt. Pleasant

Youth in Mount Pleasant have access to a variety of resources. The neighborhood has two recreation centers, two libraries, and multiple youth programs as well as youth mental health service at Murtis Taylor. Partners meet on a monthly basis to make sure programming needs are met and that youth have access to caring adults.
Thea Bowman Center
Lisa Mack, MyCom Coordinator
11901 Oakfield Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44105
Phone: 216-491-0699

Parma Tri-City

This Tri-City neighborhood, comprised of the cities of Parma, Parma Heights and Seven Hills is rich in history and culture. The area has much to offer: more than fifty faith-based congregations; one recreation center; three public libraries; public, private, and charter schools; two outdoor pools; a working farm; a golf course; a hospital; The Metroparks; and Tri-C West. With OhioGuidestone, Solutions for Children, Families & Communities, as the new lead agency, we recently updated our youth development plan.
Jane Wood, Director, Community Counseling, in charge of School Services and Nurturing Parenting
Albert Klubert, Assistant Director, Community Counseling
Jean Micklewright, MyCom Project Coordinator, phone 440-479-4122, fax 440-260-8576,
Kathleen (Kathy) Hall, MyCom Project Assistant, phone 440-479-7503, fax 440-260-8576,
Ohio Guidestone
3500 Carnegie Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44115

Shaker Heights

Shaker Heights focus on developing strong youth leadership has grown into a robust job skills training program. The businesses and nonprofits engaged in the partnership have embraced the program and worked with Youth Opportunities Unlimited to provide additional community employment.
Shaker Heights Youth Center
Sharon Bell, MyCom Project Manager
17300 Van Aken Boulevard
Shaker Heights, OH 44120
Phone: 216-752-9292

Slavic Village

Broadway Slavic Village is proud of the working relationships and cooperation amongst youth serving providers in the neighborhood. The neighborhood has leveraged MyCom alongside P-16 and the Broadway Collaborative to identify and address the comprehensive needs of families and youth in the areas of out of school time, education, social services and leadership development.
Slavic Village Development Corporation
Natalie Friedel, MyCom p-16 Executive Director
5620 Broadway Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44127
Phone: 440-840-4857 

South Euclid

“Our goal is to create a plan to deliver positive experiences for youth in South Euclid and work together with community partners to prepare our young people to live productive lives by giving them the opportunity to explore interests, build skills and foster healthy relationships.” As a new MyCom neighborhood, the City of South Euclid wants young people to “lead the way” by providing information as to what they want and need to help them grow into responsible adults.
The City of South Euclid
1349 South Green Road
South Euclid, Ohio 44121
Phone: 216-381-0400 x234
Keith Benjamin, Director of Community Services 

St. Clair-Superior

Uniquely based out of a community development corporation, St. Clair-Superior has a dedicated staff member who is able to make sure youth are represented in all planning projects from economic development to housing. St. Clair-Superior is lucky to have Rainey Institute and Goodrich Gannett that have been in the neighborhood for over 100 years serving youth whose partnership creates a firm foundation for youth development in the neighborhood.
St. Clair Superior Development Corporation
Philip Hewitt, Youth Development Manager
Phone: 216-881-0644 x110
4205 St. Clair Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44103 


Tremont is one of the oldest parts of Cleveland and one of the newest MyCom neighborhoods. Home to artists, award-winning restaurants, parks, libraries and schools, it is a community that offers opportunities to youth that help develop understanding and skills that help them become productive members of the community.
Merrick House
1050 Starkweather Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44113
Phone: 216-771-5077 x131
Debbie Kubacki, MyCom Coordinator 

Union Miles

Union Miles Development Corporation collaborates with school systems and other partners within the Union Miles area by providing leadership development skills to youth to assist with the everyday stressors they encounter in today’s society.
Union Miles Development Corporation
Christopher James, Community Engagement & MyCom Coordinator
9250 Miles Park
Cleveland, Ohio 44105
Phone: 216-341-0757 

Warrensville Heights

“The Friendly City” of Warrensville Heights is a new MyCom neighborhood that is coming together to focus on a new youth development plan that will model authentic engagement of youth, their families, and the community. Central to the plan will be programming that offers developmental relationships – “close connections through which young people develop the desire and capacity to thrive in life.”
Cuyahoga County Public Library
2111 Snow Road
Parma, Ohio 44134
Phone: 216-749-9401
Julia Boxler, Youth Programming Manager 

West Park

West Park’s Youth Mobilization Team brings together youth, youth-serving organizations and community members for monthly meetings and plays an integral role in moving forward West Park’s youth development strategy. Art classes, job preparation, career and college exposure, service-learning, sports and recreation, literacy and academic support are among the many programs offered in the community by MyCom partners.
Bellaire-Puritas Development Corporation
Vanessa Lange, Youth Development Director
14703 Puritas Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44135
Phone: 216-671-2710

What Does MyCom Mean to Me?

MyCom connects youth to opportunities in their community, but what does MyCom mean to our youth? Hear them describe MyCom in their own voice!