JOIE N. GRAHAM was born and raised in East Cleveland. She is a graduate of Andrews Osborne Academy and studied Sociology at Cleveland State University 1995-2000. She is a passionate, active community member and continues to serve with the United States Postal Service for over 10 years. Graham is a proud mother of three children of which two still attend East Cleveland Public Schools. Graham’s vision for East Cleveland is for residents and government work together to build progressive change for the City of East Cleveland via the legislative process. She enjoys getting involved in grassroots initiatives that promote beautification, economic growth, and safety in the community. Graham encourages all residents to be active participants in the community and at the council meetings. Residents have a voice in the legislative process that is valuable.