There’s been no shortage of lights, cameras or action since the EDWINS documentary, Knife Skills, premiered.
Anniversaries, raises and new rides – join us in celebrating our grads!
All of us at EDWINS are truly thankful for Bank of America’s significant support and their investment in our students and the Buckeye community!
There most important thing for any inmate is hope, and all of those who work with EDWINS to carry out classes at Grafton Correctional Institution are truly changing lives.
EDWINS students, alum and staff got together for a pumpkin carving contest at the EDWINS Second Chance Life Skills Center! Plus, get a great pumpkin recipe!
Those of us in Northeast Ohio won’t have to wait long for a chance to view Knife Skills, as it’s slated to be part of the Chagrin Documentary Film Fest on October 4 and 5!
Our garden at Grafton Correctional Institution has us seeing green! Every week our Grafton Garden volunteer, Kellen McGee, hauls back the harvest, and the bins are brimming with zucchini.
Thanks to an incredible donation of 17 solar panels and an inverter, along with the racking system and expertise of Better Together Solar, EDWINS’ future just got a whole lot brighter.
CJ’s “Have It Your Way” Catering Company, Margaritaville , B Spot and on a music stage near you are just a few places you’ll find EDWINS grads!
We look forward to the Cleveland Garlic Festival every August to enjoy and share garlic creations. This year’s festival will take place August 26 and 27 in our front yard on Shaker Square.
EDWINS Community Outreach Coordinator Derrick Speights reports he watched the greatest water balloon fight he’s ever seen take place at the Brock Party.
Please join us for a conversation with Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Michael O’Malley and The Honorable John J. Russo, Presiding and Administrative Judge in the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas, on current efforts to reform the county’s criminal justice system.
We were glad to welcome a group of 25 young men and women who were attending the Rebel Up Summer Bridge Academy sponsored by College Now Greater Cleveland.
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church is providing “Launch” gifts to our graduates to include an engraved Wusthof chef’s knife, paring knife, knife roll and wine key.
Buckeye/Shaker residents (and all who love the neighborhood) are invited to a free public policy forum Shaker Square: Its Past, Present, and Future on Tuesday, July 25 from 7:00–8:30 pm.
Academy Award winning director Thomas Lennon is graciously offering an opportunity for up to 4 guests to join him in celebratory cocktails after the Cleveland premier of Knife Skills.
So what exactly does EDWINS do with all of the vegetables students cut when they are practicing their knife skills?
Zoltan, who started at EDWINS in January and is preparing for graduation on July 19, came up with an incredible salad special that guests were raving about.
Help us celebrate the successes our grads are enjoying! Well done, Harrison ’15, Andre ’16 and Ryan ’17.