Recent media coverage of CLC activities

Cleveland water taxi hits the water Memorial Day weekend (, May 26, 2016)

Post-RNC generation tests political waters ahead of convention (video) (, April 27, 2016)

Metroparks ready to launch water taxi in Flats but some will be disappointed: Mark Naymik (video)
( Feb. 24)

How to keep young professionals in NE Ohio: Cleveland Internship Summit (, Feb. 09, 2016)

Accelerate 2016 to feature 25 civic visionaires' pitches for improving the community (, Jan. 26, 2016)

"Accelerate 2016" Accepting Ideas to Improve Cleveland (WKYC, Dec. 8, 2015)

Look Up To Cleveland Students Visit Cleveland City Hall (Vocero Latino, Nov. 16, 2015)

Bridges of the Crooked River: Reigniting the 1996 Bicentennial glow that illuminated 8 bridges in Cleveland's Flats (, Oct. 20, 2015)

"District seeks executives' business expertise" (CMSD News Bureau, Aug. 13, 2015)

"Cleveland Leadership Center announces 16 participants for its Leadership Cleveland's 2016 Class" (Crain's Cleveland Business, July 24, 2015)

"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)

Crain's Cleveland Business: "Cleveland Leadership Center and The Collection Auto Group sponsor program to help locals who have a vision" (Dec. 7, 2014)



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