Posted June 19, 2023
On June 17th, 2021 President Joe Biden signed legislation into law recognizing Juneteenth as a Federal Holiday in the United States.
But what exactly is Juneteenth and why is it important for people to know about it?
It started on January 1, 1863, the Emancipation Proclamation (EP) was issued by President Abraham Lincoln putting into place that all enslaved people in Confederate states, “shall be then, thenceforward, and forever free.” (history.com)
That night, enslaved and free African Americans gathered in churches and private homes across the country waiting to hear that the EP had taken effect.
However, the EP didn’t instantly free all enslaved... read more
Posted June 13, 2023
This past Saturday CYO hosted its annual Member Leadership Conference at the Brecksville Community Center.
Many CYO Athletic Directors (ADs) gathered to learn about changes to the organization, gain new ideas for upcoming sports seasons, voice... read more
Posted May 31, 2023
On Wednesday, the 24th, Senior Director of Mission, CYO, and Social Action, Dobie Moser received the Servant Leader Award from St. Ambrose Parish’s End-of-the-Year all-school mass.
Dobie has done numerous staff, faculty, and parent training on... read more
Posted May 26, 2023
February 24, 2022… On this day, Russia invaded parts of Ukraine in a major escalation of the Russo-Ukrainian War.
Thousands of people died, and many more had to flee Ukraine hoping to find safety.
In response to... read more
Posted May 23, 2023
Did you know that more than 16,000 children are part of Ohio’s foster care system and there are only 7,200 licensed foster families?
One of the 7,200 is Tonya, a foster care parent who has fostered... read more