Monday, September 20, 2010, 11:21 AM
CLEVELAND, Ohio — “Faces & Places of Fairfax Community,” a free event showcasing results
of a neighborhood experiment to bring together youth and senior citizens, will be held from
3-5 p.m. Saturday at Antioch Baptist Church, 8869 Cedar Ave., Cleveland.
Participants will unveil a keepsake quilt depicting the Fairfax community through the eyes
of its youth.
During the 14-week summer program, funded by a Neighborhood Connections grant from
the Cleveland Foundation, youths learned about photography, multi-media design and
They also received quilting classes from senior citizens, all members of quilting guilds in local churches. The project was planned and implemented by the Fairfax Inter-Organizational Network, an ad hoc group of residents, church members, representatives from local institutions and citizens.