Community calendar (events open to public)
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- June 20-24: Young Professionals Week
Join Engage! Cleveland and other young professionals in seeing what Cleveland has to offer to young professionals. There will be fun morning workouts, speakers and new venues that will allow you to truly experience Cleveland
Week of June 20
- June 23 – Sept. 8: Racial Equity Leadership Program
PRISM presents an exploration of historical conflict led by Erica Merritt (CBB 2008), founder of the Equius Group, and Adele DiMarco Kious , founder of Yinovate. The five-session learning lab, in partnership with Neighborhood Connections and Case Western Reserve University, will explore racism, assessment tools and self-awareness.
- July 29: Growing a Healthy Community: What it Takes
The third and final forum in the "Growing a Healthy Community." series, which has examined the investment made in the Broadway/Slavic Community by addressing the basics of education, low-literacy, housing, healthcare and safety through the Broadway P-16 Program features journalist and author Alex Kotlowitz. After giving is keynote: "The Things They Carry: Growing Up Poor in the World's Richest Nation -- and What It Takes to Build Community," Kotlowitz will be joined by a panel of local guests to discuss the changes that have taken place in Slavic Village and what it takes to build, strengthen and re-fortify a community devastated by poverty and decimated by the foreclosure crisis. Wednesday, June 29, 2016. Reception: 4:30 - 5:00 p.m., Forum: 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. at the CSU Student Center Ballroom.
- July 29-31: Community Thank You Party
The Cleveland 2016 Host Committee, the nonprofit, non-partisan group overseeing local aspects of the Republican National Convention, is planning a community-wide celebration on Public Square and throughout downtown to recognize and thank Clevelanders.
July 29, 4:00 - 9:00 p.m., VeloSano Kickoff Party, Mall B; 9:00 p.m., Cleveland Orchestra Concert on Public Square
July 30, 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., party on Public Square; 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m., free Rock and Roll Hall of Fame admission for NEO residents
July 29-21, Cleveland Indians at home against Oakland Athletics (ticket purchase required)
- June 30: Cleveland Inkubator
The Inkubator has writers’ workshops about fiction, nonfiction and poetry. There will be a keynote speaker of Joanna Conners, author of I Will Find You. There will also be a resource fair for writers with independent booksellers. The idea for the Inkubator was pitched by Lee Chilcote at CLC’s Accelerate 2015 civic pitch competition.
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Cleveland Public Library
- Aug. 17: 8th Annual Inclusion Conference
CLC is a community partner for The Commission on Economic Inclusion's conference focusing on implicit bias – the research behind it and practical applications to address its effect in the workplace. Featured speaker is Harvard Professor Mahzarin Banaji, co-author of "Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People." Breakout sessions led by industry experts will focus on ways to mitigate unconscious bias in the workplace.
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. | LaCentre Conference & Banquet Facility
- Aug. 5: Cleveland Tenants Organization 3rd Annual Golf Outing
A great opportunity to network and show your support for Cleveland Tenants Organization. Contests include hole in one, longest drive, longest putt, skins, and raffle prizes. Fees include refreshments before golf, snacks at the turn, and dinner after with beer included.
8:00 a.m., Sleepy Hallow Golf Course | Registration Deadline Friday July 22
- Aug. 26: pARTy with PHriends
Fourth annual wine and beer tasting to benefit Providence House, a crisis nursery committed to protecting at-risk children and empowering families. Includes raffles, children's art exhibit, food sampling and music.
7:00 - 10:00 p.m. | 78th Street Studios
- Sept. 1: We are Cleveland: Leadership and Change
Save the date for this one-of-a-kind civic leadership conference presented as part of Cleveland Leadership Center's 10th Anniversary. Be inspired to have greater impact on improving life in Cleveland and Northeast Ohio, and come away with tools to make a difference.
7:30 a.m. - 5:15 p.m., followed by a networking reception, Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association Conference Center
- Sept. 8: A Day at the Ballpark with Breakthrough Schools
Business and civic leaders are invited to sponsor students from Cleveland’s Breakthrough Schools for a day of mentoring and fun at a Cleveland Indians game. Business hosts will be paired with students to share and inspire them in their education and career goals. Includes seating in the Club Section (unlimited food and beverages), recognition on scoreboard, and a member of our group will get to throw out the first pitch. 1 Host + 2 students sponsorship package starts at $175. Company sponsorship packages available.
Meet in front of Gate A at 10:30 | Game time is 12:10 p.m., Progressive Field
- Oct. 25: Global Impact Award
Cleveland Council on World Affairs honors James A. Baker III, Former Secretary of State.
5:30 p.m., InterContinental Hotel
- Oct. 27: Women's Leadership Conference
Second Annual Women's Leadership Conference. Early-bird prices $119 for individuals and $99 per person for groups of five.
- Ongoing: 2016 Told events.
- Told #15 - Tuesday, May 17th
- Told #16 - Wednesday, July 13th
- Told #17 - Wednesday, September 14th
- Told #18 - Wednesday, November 9th
- Told #19 - Wednesday, December 14th
- Ongoing: Dance Party!
PlayhouseSquare hosts a dance party every Tuesday from June 7 to August 30 with top DJs and live bands. Easy and fun instruction starts at 5:15 p.m.
6:00 - 8:00 p.m., U.S. Bank Plaza at PlayhouseSquare
- Ongoing: Volunteers wanted - Impact Team Member for United Way
This committee determines funding for health initiatives using United Way dollars. The commitment consists of monthly strategy meetings on the 3rd or 4th Wednesday, from 8:30 - 10:00, RFP review and scoring, and site visits when available. If interested please contact Ben Miladin, LISW-S Director of Health Community Impact at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (216) 436-2227.
- Ongoing: Volunteers wanted for 2016 Donate Life Transplant Games.
June 10-15, 2016. The Donate Life Transplant Games is a multi-sport festival event produced by the Transplant Games of America for individuals who have undergone life-saving transplant surgeries. The event highlights the critical importance of organ, eye, and tissue donation, while celebrating the lives of organ donors and recipients. There are 18 events, opening and closing ceremonies, TGA Village, and additional ancillary and VIP events happening throughout the event.
- Ongoing: College Now Mentoring Program.
They are seeking mentors with professional backgrounds looking to have an impact with helping a student succeed both personally and professionally and, at the same time, improve their own leadership skills. College now is also looking for companies who want a path to direct employees towards community engagement.