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    We believe in the importance of a network

    This is why we serve as a source of education, information, and social connections and support for families living on the near west side, as well as a source of information about Cleveland’s family-friendly events for visitors from outside the city center.

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    We believe a strong Cleveland supports strong families

    This is why we advance community development by promoting the near west side of Cleveland as a good place to raise families to current and prospective residents.

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    We believe in strengthening our neighborhood resources

    Therefore, we work on initiatives to improve public education, green space, public safety, retail, and other issues of importance in near west and downtown Cleveland neighborhoods.

Upcoming Events

  1. Literary Lots

    July 19 @ 10:00 am - August 10 @ 6:00 pm
  2. Art Stories at CMA

    July 24 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
  3. Cartoons at Lake Pool

    July 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Parks & Pools

Visit this page to see a comprehensive list of the city of Cleveland’s recreation centers, parks and pools.

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Partners and Sponsors

NWFN and our partners are actively working to strengthen our community and the families who live here.

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Schools and Libraries

A variety of pre-K through high school options are available to the children of our community. We encourage you to contact the schools directly for specific information. our listing includes public, private, and charter schools. If you know of a school we missed in our listing. Please be sure to let us know!

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