Recent media coverage of CLC activities

"Tech innovation comes in unexpected ways: Tech Czar Talk" (The Plain Dealer, March 15, 2015)

"University Heights man's idea wins innovation contest" (Cleveland Jewish News, March 9, 2015)

"5 lessons from Cleveland every city should use to accelerate ideas into reality" (HuffingtonPost blog, March 2, 2015)

"A literary unconference in Cleveland" (Lee Chilcote, March 2, 2015)

"Entrepreneur creates computer jobs for youth," interview with Accelerate winner Matthew Fieldman (, Feb. 26, 2015)

"5 innovative ideas win prizes at inaugural Accelerate 2015 event" (The Plain Dealer, Feb. 26, 2015)

"Accelerate NEO 2015," interviews of civic pitch presenters by Mike McIntyre on ideastream/WCPN 90.3 FM Sound of Ideas program (Feb. 26)

"Creative thinkers vie for 'Accelerate' cash prizes" (, Feb. 25, 2015; updated Feb. 26 with winners)

CLC news release (Feb. 26, 2015)

WKYC: Sunday morning news interview with event Co-Chair Tom Hopkins (Feb. 22, 2015)

Cool Cleveland: "Teens, Spend Your Summer Learning to Make a Difference" (Mar. 23, 2015)

WKYC-TV 3: Sunday morning news interview with event Co-Chair Tom Hopkins (Feb. 22, 2015)

The Plain Dealer: "At Accelerate 2015, local visionaries will present ideas for changing the world, or Cleveland" (Feb. 18, 2015)

Cleveland Plus: "Clevelanders accelerate transformation" (Feb. 16, 2015)

Cleveland Jewish News: "Civic pitch competition winner to be chosen Feb. 25" (Feb. 10, 2015)

CoolCleveland: "Have a great idea on improving the community? Pitch it @cleveleads" (Feb. 9, 2015)

Northeast Ohio Media Group : "Monday is deadline to enter regional improvement ideas in 'Accelerate 2015' contest" (Jan. 9, 2015)

Fresh Water Cleveland : "Got an idea for improving Northeast Ohio? New civic pitch competition invites submissions" (Jan. 6, 2015)



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