Advocates for Ohio’s Future (AOF) is a nonpartisan, statewide coalition of health and human services stakeholders. AOF promotes health and human service budget and policy solutions so that all Ohioans live better lives. Advocates for Ohio’s Future works to accomplish its mission through education, collaboration, and advocacy.
The AIDS Funding Collaborative (AFC) strengthens the community’s response to HIV/AIDS as a public/private partnership that provides coordination, leadership, advocacy, and funding in Greater Cleveland. Guided by our strategic plan, our priorities focus on key populations and increasing delivery of and access to effective HIV prevention. Learn more about the AFC’s work.
The Council on Older Persons (COOP) is an advisory committee for The Center for Community Solutions. COOP’s mission is to promote a better understanding of the aging process and address the issues and concerns of older persons in Greater Cleveland through citizen-led needs assessments, policy development, community education and advocacy. COOP’s members include leaders in the aging network who come together to develop strategies, lead advocacy efforts and implement solutions.
The Greater Cleveland American Rescue Plan Coalition was convened in September 2021 by The Center for Community Solutions to ensure that Greater Cleveland is equipped to make an equitable recovery from the pandemic, utilizing American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) and other federal funding streams dedicated to recovery. The goals are to maximize and track funds, influence allocation, and highlight successes.
Human Services Advocacy Network (HSAN) is a diverse network of citizens and representatives from across the health and human service spectrum, including students, seniors, those with disabilities, veterans, young adults and other constituencies that are affected by health and human service policy changes. Community Solutions hosts regular HSAN forums that promote engagement with policymakers and offers the opportunity to share issues that are important to Northeast Ohioans.
The Collaborative for Comprehensive School-Aged Health is a network of more than 25 public and private partners in Greater Cleveland working to promote access for adolescents and young adults to comprehensive, medically accurate, age-appropriate and inclusive sexual health education. The Collaborative provides a venue for strategic public policy education and activism, professional development and community technical assistance in its pursuit of greater access to evidence-based comprehensive sexuality education for children and youth in Northeast Ohio.