Our Programs

Find the right opportunity to help you grow personally, professionally and civically. Not sure which program is right for you? Visit the Key Programs page.

Leadership Cleveland

Leadership development and civic education that deeply immerses senior-level leaders in community issues and empowers them with knowledge, skills and relationships to advance their community impact.

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LC2 Fellows

A hands-on, outcome-driven civic project that facilitates long-term sustainable change in Cleveland by addressing an opportunity or compelling issue in the community. LC2 is open to all Leadership Cleveland alumni.

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Cleveland Bridge Builders

Leadership and civic education that prepares mid-career leaders for meaningful, fulfilling and impactful civic engagement through relationship building, collaboration and hands-on learning.

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OnBoard Cleveland

Applications Open

Leadership development and civic immersion for early-career professionals that enhances communication skills, creates an awareness of the civic realm and equips participants to make a difference in their workplace and the community.

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(i)Cleveland

Now Enrolling

A collection of offerings that create an awareness of Cleveland's opportunities for college students, including a summer program for interns, a one-day career and networking event, and week-long customized experiences during school breaks.

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Look Up To Cleveland

Applications Open

Civic education and leadership development that teaches high school students about their community, local social and economic issues, and helps them appreciate diversity.

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Civic Leadership Institute

A six-session civic education series that gives adults of all ages an understanding of Cleveland's civic landscape and highlights ways to get involved. Participants learn about the latest developments and connect with the people driving change in NEO.

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Additional Offerings

Customized civic education programs and events, created in response to community requests, that provide civic education and immersion experiences.

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Featured Events

Stokes CLI Health Dialogue

Since October, the Stokes Fellows have taken a deep dive into five civic issues. Alongside the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Humanities Center scholars, they designed forums to educate the community on these issues and guide understanding of how the community can collaborate on solutions. All free and open to the community. This dialogue, the…

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Stokes CLI Workforce Development Dialogue

*Date and time subject to change* Since October, the Stokes Fellows have taken a deep dive into five civic issues. Alongside the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Humanities Center scholars, they designed forums to educate the community on these issues and guide understanding of how the community can collaborate on solutions. All free and open…

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Stokes CLI Public Safety Dialogue

Since October, the Stokes Fellows have taken a deep dive into five civic issues. Alongside the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Humanities Center scholars, they designed forums to educate the community on these issues and guide understanding of how the community can collaborate on solutions. All free and open to the community. Join the Stokes…

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We Are Cleveland: Leading for Change

Save the date! Second biennial leadership conference Meet those who are leading change, roll up your sleeves and dive into the issues alongside them. A full day of workshops to: Give you insight into Cleveland’s civic landscape. Enhance your collaborative leadership skills to maximize your impact. Make connections with other leaders who are passionate about advancing…

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Recent News

Cleveland Codes becomes National Model

When Matt Fieldman pitched, and won, for his software bootcamp idea at Accelerate 2015, he had no idea the idea would take off the way it has. Not only is the program a full-fledged academy within Tri-C helping dozens of low-income individuals gain the skills and connections for sustainable, fruitful software careers each year, Cleveland Codes recentlyRead More

Girl Scouts of North East Ohio to honor CLC Alumni

Girl Scouts of North East Ohio will honor Heather Clayton Terry (CBB 2009), Lynnette Jackson (CBB 2001, LC 2012), and Margaret Mitchell (LC 2011) at the Women of Distinction Awards Luncheon as 2018 Women of Distinction. According to the luncheon’s event page, “Girl Scouts of North East Ohio established the Women of Distinction Awards LuncheonRead More

Karen Gahl-Mills to leave CAC for Chicago opportunities

Karen Gahl-Mills (LC 2011) will step down from her role as CEO and executive director of Cuyahoga Arts & Culture on June 7, 2018. According to a Crain’s Cleveland Business article, “Gahl-Mills, who has held the role for the last eight years…plans to consult and teach in Chicago. She has taught at Indiana University andRead More

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