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We believe people working together have the power to change Greater Cleveland for the better.

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About GCC

Greater Cleveland Congregations (GCC) is a non-partisan organization of faith communities and partner organizations in Cuyahoga County working together to build power for social justice.

As a catalyst for systemic change, GCC challenges Greater Clevelanders to imagine the change we can accomplish, connect individuals and organizations to multiply our power, and mobilize our members by the thousands to make our voices heard and build a greater Cleveland for all of its residents.

GCC unites people across lines of race, class, religion, and geography to promote public, private and civic sector actions which strengthen and improve the quality of life of our neighborhoods.

Battle for Democracy

We are taking action to make sure everyone who wants to vote can do so safely and in a timely manner


We Build Connections That Bring Social Change

Who We Are

We are members of 36 dues-paying congregations and organizations from across Cuyahoga County. We are Christian, Jewish, Muslim and secular.

Recent updates

Color of Health Campaign Update

Your generosity made our Medical Debt Relief Campaign a resounding success!

June 12, 2024

GCC Calls On County Officials, Courts & Policymakers To Fund Comprhensive Pretrial Services, Reduce Jail Before Trial

At a large May 7 gathering at Olivet Institutional Baptist Church, GCC publicly called on Cuyahoga County decision makers to enact a more just and effective pretrial system to reduce jail before trial in the county.

May 9, 2024

Meet the May 7th Pre-Trial Justice Panelists

The GCC's Pre-Trial Justice action will be taking place next Tuesday, May 7th. GCC members, faith leaders, community advocates, and attendees will hear from national pretrial services experts.

May 2, 2024

Download Pre-Trial Justice Flyer

Turnout for the May 7th action will be critically important. We want to send out a message of power to the community and its public officials. Meeting turnout quotas is hard work, so here is a (corrected) flyer to use to help get folks to commit to attending the action.

April 8, 2024