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HSAN: The Cuyahoga County Diversion Center: Past, Present, and Future

On June 28, 2022, Community Solutions’ hosted a Human Services Advocacy Network (#HSAN) discussion on the past, present and future of the Cuyahoga County Diversion Center. The discussion was moderated by Mental Health & Addiction Advocacy Coalition’s Executive Director Joan Englund, and featured panelists, Megan Testa, M.D., University Hospitals, Brandy Carney, Director of Public Safety...


GCRTA CEO discusses future of public transportation with Human Services Advocacy Network

Approximately 40 guests attended the winter meeting of the Human Services Advocacy Network (HSAN) on December 10. The event featured special guest India Birdsong, General Manager and Chief Executive Officer of the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority (GCRTA). Birdsong, who came to Cleveland only a few months ago from Nashville, reflected on her time in...


Bi-partisan State Representative Discussion Draws Largest HSAN Audience to Date

On Friday, August 25, 2017, approximately 50 people attended the third meeting in 2017 of the Human Services Advocacy Network (HSAN). The meeting was held at Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry, and featured State Representatives Sarah LaTourette and Emilia Strong Sykes. The meeting afforded the Representatives the opportunity to reflect on recent health-related legislative issues in the...