ABOUT US




For more than 60 years,

Shadybrook has been opening minds and inspiring hearts.

We serve the people of Northeastern Ohio by offering a safe forum for diverse ideas and dialogue.
Through thought-provoking programs, we create opportunities for spiritual exploration and lifelong learning.
Our inclusive, caring community fosters appreciation for the richness found in diversity.


Our work isn’t based upon an ideology or religious affiliation,

but we do have guiding principles: 


Diversity

We accept each person for who they are and the unique talent and strength they bring.


Respect 

We respect the spiritual and cultural roots of individuals and communities.


Nonviolence 

From personal to international relations, we believe consistent nonviolence will establish and maintain the trust necessary for a peaceful world.


Compassion 

We realize that we are all connected as one human family and must translate our compassion and concern into useful service.


Trust 

We seek to form long-term partnerships with our members, local organizations & community leaders, we build trust, mutual respect & cultural understanding.


Generosity 

As a non-profit, tax-exempt, charitable organization, we provide affordable programs & scholarships to individuals hopeful for solutions that inspire personal & social change.

We envision a vibrant, multi-generational community that is
​one of Northeast Ohio’s most trusted sources for
connecting spirituality, creativity and social change.