Meet Meg Ryan Shockey

Brooklyn City Council
Proven leadership providing a collaborative council for a strong future

Connection to Brooklyn

- Invested homeowner 

- Elected to Brooklyn City Council, November 2019

-Volunteers with Baba's Yard in Brooklyn each month handing out fresh produce

-Serves on Domestic Abuse Commission (Chair), Fair Housing Review Board, & Safety and Environmental Committee, 2020 & 2021

Served on Domestic Abuse Commission (Chair), Fair Housing Review Board, & as School Board liaison, 2019

Served on Domestic Abuse Commission (Chair), Fair Housing Review Board, & Safety and Environmental Committee, 2018

- Appointed to Brooklyn City Council, January 2018

- Ran for City Council, November 2017

-Appointed to Brooklyn City Planning Commission, January 2017-January 2018

 Council Accomplishments

 - Collaborates with Council, the Mayor, and Department leaders 

- Wrote grant with Economic Development Director Udris to update city Master Plan; Brooklyn                   was awarded $50,000 grant and new Master Plan is currently in the works 

- Listened and problem solved for constituents

- Introduced Ord. 2019-7, which was passed unanimously by Council. This Ordinance provides                  tenant rights for victims of domestic abuse

- Founded 40U, a group of Councilpersons that provides collaboration between municipalities                   throughout Cuyahoga County

Advocated on county/state level for improved Human Rights legislation

Organize community clean-ups over summer months to beautify Brooklyn since 2019

- Organized fair housing training for Brooklyn Fair Housing Review Board & Brooklyn                               Building Department in 2019

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Professional Highlights

 - Masters of Urban Planning, Development, & Design from Cleveland State University

- Executive Assistant at the Cleveland Teachers Union

- Bachelors of Arts in Communications from Bowling Green State University

 -Active in Cleveland division American Planners Association

 -Continued professional development through numerous city planning/leadership conferences each year

-Active involvement in organizations to encourage other women/young professionals to run for office

Meg Ryan Shockey for Brooklyn City Council

Sleepless in Brooklyn...until the work is done!


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