Greater Cleveland Congregations arrives at our issue priorities by engaging thousands of Cuyahoga County residents in person-to-person and small group meetings discussing the future of our region.
From January-March 2011, over 2000 people participated in these conversations. Approximately 400 of these participants gathered at Park Synagogue on April 7 to vote with their bodies on the first set of priority areas for GCC.
After several rounds of voting in the style of the Iowa caucuses, the following five issue areas emerged as top priorities:
Five research and action teams will convene over the summer to narrow down these broad areas into specific, immediate, winnable issues.