East Cleveland Update; Cleveland Brain Health; Connecting the Unconnected

East Cleveland is entering its sixth year being listed in fiscal emergency, and a proposal to have Cleveland annex the suburb... ran out of gas last year. ideastream reporter Nick Castele joins us with more.

High speed internet and high tech training are closing in on Cleveland, hoping to close the opportunity gap. We see how a new initiative could make the digital economy accessible to everyone.

And, some of the brightest minds in Northeast Ohio are teaming up in pursuit of improved treatment for brain disorders.

Additional Information & Links:

DigitalC -- Connect the Unconnected Program

WCPN Sound of Ideas: Supreme Court Nominee Gorsuch, Vocational Training & Youth Entrepreneur

Guests: 

Nick Castele, ideastream

Tony Furlan, MD, Co-Director, UH Neurological Institute

Tony Wynshaw-Boris MD, PhD, Chair, Department of Genetics at CWRU School of Medicine

Liz Forester, Director of Programs, DigitalC

Jeffery Patterson, CEO, Cleveland Metropolitan Housing Authority

 

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