PHOTOS: Office of Sustainability Kicks Off Year of Vital Neighborhoods

Mayor Frank G. Jackson’s Office of Sustainability kicked off its 2018 Year of Vital Neighborhoods with an event in the Cleveland City Hall Rotunda on Jan. 26.

Since its 2009 inception, Sustainable Cleveland 2019 has held a celebration each year to mark a new sustainability initiative. This year’s theme, the Year of Vital Neighborhoods, will set the stage for the entire year, with a focus on neighborhood-level collaboration and action on a variety of issues – trees, water quality, active transportation, climate change, local food, vacant land use and more.

The event drew hundreds to City Hall to learn more about building a more sustainable Cleveland – which is key to Mayor Jackson’s vision for the city. Here are some scenes from the event:

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Learn more about how to get involved in this year’s events – including neighborhood workshops that will connect residents to organizations building a sustainable Cleveland – at