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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

GCC Leaders Hold a Press Conference to Urge Voters to VOTE NO on Issue 1

GCC Leaders Hold Press Conference as Early Voting on Issue 1 Begins

July 13, 2023

GCC Youth Leaders Take Action and Go Door to Door

GCC youth leaders canvas the Fairfax neighborhood urging voters to vote NO to Issue 1 on August 8th.

July 10, 2023

GCC University 2023

GCC University is a three-session training on key concepts and critical components essential to GCC's mission of building power for social justice in Greater Cleveland. All core team members should consider enrolling.

February 10, 2023

Dollars for Doses Program Puts Over 3,700 Covid-19 Vaccine Shots in Arms of Residents from Under-Vaccinated Cleveland Neighborhoods

Our 15 pop-up clinics held at seven GCC member congregations between February and September reached thousands of residents and hopefully saved lives in the process.

December 19, 2022