Links are provided below to learn more about Northeast Ohio First Suburbs Consortium partners including local, state, and national organizations. Links to articles and research on First Suburbs provide great historical perspective. Enjoy!
Ohio Municipal League 2019 Public Policy Agenda
One-Fifth of America: A Comprehensive Guide to America's First Suburbs
Valuing America's First Suburbs - A Policy Agenda for Suburbs in the Midwest
FreshWater Cleveland's series First Suburbs: A Closer Look, focuses on the Northeast Ohio First Suburb Consortium communities surrounding Cleveland. This series will highlight various First Suburbs member communities focusing on unheralded people and innovative programs that are making a difference, through FreshWater Cleveland’s solutions-based journalism lens.
January 2021 My Brother's Keeper will Build Career Pathways for Region's Black Youth
December 2020 Suburban Minority Restaurant Owners Look to Funding to Keep Doors Open
October 2020 New Grants Boost Suburbs Small Businesses Struggling During the Pandemic
September 2020 Changing Course: Newly Minted Suburban Mayors Chart New Territory During Pandemic
August 2020 Riding the Wave: Eastern Suburbs Prepare for New Surge of Evictions and Foreclosures
July 2020 Two Suburban School Districts Finalize Facilities Master Plans During Uncertain Times
June 2020 Building Hope: Suburban Construction Projects Press on Despite Virus
May 2020 Comeback Kids: Local Retailers Prepare to Reopen Amid Coronavirus Concerns
April 2020 No Student Hungry: Suburban School Districts Ensure Every Kid Eats During Coronavirus Shutdown
March 2020 Fast Track to Work: Local Students Choose Career Technical Education for Real-Life Job Training
February 2020 Safe at Home: Suburban Programs Bring Aging-in-Place Options to Cuyahoga County Seniorsare.