Community Affairs


  • Evaluate legislation proposed by the federal, state or local government and/or community groups and recommend to the Board of Directors a course of action.
  • Assess and report the community’s political climate as it relates to legislative endeavors of the American Nurses Association and the Ohio Nurses Association.
  • Recommend to the Board of Directors ways to improve GCNA’s and nursing’s image.
  • Recommend to the Board of Directors ways to increase GCNA’s volunteer activity in the Greater Cleveland community.

Meeting Dates

Contact the GCNA office for meeting locations and dates at 216-771-6922 or

Black Women Coping in Community | Free Programs with CPL

Black Women Coping in Community (BWCC) is a series of free in-person programs at the MLK Branch of Cleveland Public Library intended for participants to come together, share their experiences, and speak truth to power in ways that may create more positive outcomes for the city.   Created in collaboration with Literary Cleveland’s 2021 spring intern Dr. Tisha Carter as an extension of her Amplify Project, Black Women Coping in Cleveland, this series of events includes:   Black Women Coping in Cleveland – Events & Programs | Literary Cleveland (
Black Women Coping in Community: Panel Discussion – March 8
Write About Now: BWCC Therapeutic Journaling Workshop – April 12
Creating in Community: BWCC Writing Workshop – May 10
Amplified: BWCC Open Mic – June 14  

Learn more and register for free. Literary Cleveland · Black Women Coping in Community (

Cleveland Humanities Festival Call for Submissions!

Literary Cleveland is organizing a free staged reading titled “How Do We Talk to Each Other?” during the Cleveland Humanities Festival Cleveland Humanities Festival (, on Saturday, April 9, 2022, at 3pm at the downtown Cleveland Public Library.   
We invite Northeast Ohio writers to contribute a written or spoken word poem, play (scene, monologue, dialogue), personal essay, short story or other literary work addressing themes of dialogue, discourse, and how we talk to each other.  
Deadline: February 28.
See full guidelines and submit here. Gordon Square Review Submission Manager – LIT CLE – 2022 Cleveland Humanities Festival Staged Reading Submissions (