The City of Cleveland Development Cluster led the Ten-Year Housing and Investment Plan. The Development Cluster included:
Kirby Date, Principal, KM Date Community Planning
Local Community Planning Expert
Kirby is a community planner with over 20 years of experience working with Ohio communities. KM Date Community Planning provides support to communities and neighborhoods in making sound decisions about revitalization, economic development, historic preservation, land development, conservation and open space, land management, and community involvement.
Tracey Nichols, Director of Financial Services, PMC
Local Stakeholder Expert
In her role as Director of Financial Services at PMC, Tracey Nichols works with the local and national non-profits, developers, financial institutions, and many other local housing stakeholders. She also brings her expertise as former Director and Assistant Director of Economic Development for the City of Cleveland and Cuyahoga County.
Kaela Geschke, Community Network Builder
Kaela is a Community Network Builder at Neighborhood Connections. Neighborhood Connections is an innovative, nationally recognized community-building program that was established in Cleveland in 2003. It supports Neighbor Up, a diverse network of 3,000 residents committed to promoting economic and racial justice in Greater Cleveland. Kaela's focus is engaging with Neighbor Up members in order to promote wealth equity and economic security for marginalized people in Greater University Circle and throughout Greater Cleveland.