City of Lorain - Housing Inspector

February 12, 2019
The City of Lorain Building Housing and Planning Department is seeking candidates for the classified, full-time, union position of Housing Inspector.

City of Lorain - Program Manager 1

February 12, 2019
The City of Lorain Civil Service Commission is accepting applications for the position of Program Manager 1 in the Building, Housing and Planning Department.

My False Pride, Black History and America’s Superiority Complex

By Jack Riordan   |  February 8, 2019
I am proud of having a job every year since I was 13, from paper boy, grocery boy, helper on Coca Cola trucks, soda jerk, waiter, mechanic in the Army, Urban Monk, USAID Refugee Relief Officer in Vietnam, HUD CD Official, State CD Administrator and now part-time with OCCD.

On Our Radar: News Clips from Greater Ohio Policy Center

February 8, 2019
At Greater Ohio Policy Center, we monitor the news daily to learn more about the sustainable growth initiatives and related developments in our state and beyond that affect Ohio. Below are articles that caught our attention over the last few weeks, and we thought they might interest you as well. If you have an article you would like to share with us, please email it to Maria Walliser-Wejebe at

Ohio Conference of Community Development Public Service Scholarship

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The scholarship program was established by OCCD to honor two men who dedicated their careers to Public Service. 

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