CLC events










Open to the public 

Cleveland Leadership Center events offer unique opportunities for you to learn about civic issues and find ways to become involved. 

We are Cleveland: Media, Leadership and Change
June 8, 2016
What is "solutions journalism?" How does it shape or reflect the community agenda? Explore these questions with some of northeast Ohio's leading journalists in a Civic Dialogue on Wednesday, June 8, as part of CLC's 10th-anniversary celebration. The event, in partnership with Hennes Communications and The Press Club of Cleveland, is open to the community.
Registration required.

Accelerate 2016: Citizens Make Change update
June 14, 2016
Presenters from Accelerate 2016 will share updates on launching their civic pitches and making a positive impact on the community on the main stage upstairs at Happy Dog Euclid Tavern, 11625 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, on Tuesday, June 14, 2016, starting at 7:30 p.m. for a casual, interactive evening. Special thanks to Happy Dog co-owner Sean Watterson, who was an Accelerate judge, for hosting it. Drinks and food will be available for purchase. No registration and no fee. Read about the February 24 civic pitch competition, presented by CLC and Citizens Bank. 

Save the date: September 1, 2016
We are Cleveland: Leading for Change
A day-long leadership conference marking Cleveland Leadership Center's 10th Anniversary will inspire individuals to have greater impact on improving live in Cleveland and northeast Ohio, and provide them with tools to make a difference. 7:30 a.m. - 5:15 p.m., followed by a networking reception, at the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association Conference Center.

Alumni events

CLC offers opportunities for alumni to extend their class experience and further their civic engagement to promote positive change.

CBB Class of 2016 Commencement
Join the current class of Cleveland Bridge Builders as they bring their class experience to a close. Help celebrate the year they had together with other CLC alumni and community stakeholders.

Partner-only events 

Behind the Scenes: River Edition
July 7, 2016
Spend an evening relaxing at Merwin's Wharf in the beautiful new Rivergate Park along the Cuyahoga River, and enjoy an exclusive excursion on the new eLCee2 water taxi – which was created through the efforts of the Leadership Cleveland Fellows Class of 2014.


Canceled: Lunch with Leaders: Healthy Cities, Healthy Leadership
Due to a scheduling conflict on Scott Cowen's calendar, the May 26 intimate lunch gathering with the President Emeritus of Tulane University and former Dean of the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve Universit has been canceled.