Cleveland to launch new initiative to strengthen local communities, support bottom-up solutions

DOWNTOWN CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - On Monday, July 11, Deputy Secretary for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Ron Sims and City of Cleveland Mayor Frank G. Jackson will announce a new initiative to strengthen local communities and support bottom-up solutions.

Recognizing the vital role cities and local communities play in strengthening our economy and the importance of cutting federal red tape to utilize government resources efficiently, the Obama Administration will announce new efforts to collaborate with America's cities.

Monday's announcement will be held at the Cleveland Burke Lakefront Airport at 11:00 a.m. ET.

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