Our Programs

Find the right opportunity to help you grow personally, professionally and civically.

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

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

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Look Up To Cleveland

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 and 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

CLC Open House & Happy Hour

Come learn about opportunities to become a more passionate and connected community leader. Cleveland Leadership Center program alumni and staff will be on hand to help you learn about our suite of programs and events designed to be a stepping stone to fulfilling, meaningful community impact. Join us at Market Garden Brewery any time after…

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LC 40th at Cleveland Public Theatre

Join your LC colleagues for a few cocktails and catching up and then participate in an interactive production of How to End Poverty in 90 Minutes (with 119 people you may or may not know). “Over the course of 90 minutes, audiences listen, explore and ultimately decide how to spend $1,000 cash from that evening’s…

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Accelerate 2018: Citizens Make Change

Get your tickets today!  Join hundreds of top leaders from across the region to hear innovative, new ideas to make Cleveland a better place and vote for your favorite at the fourth annual Accelerate civic pitch event! Get event details and Register! See what past presenters, finalists and winners have been up to since they…

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Recent News

Julie Boland promoted

Julie Boland (LC 2016) is being promoted to vice chair and Central Region managing partner at EY. She will assume the new role on July 1, 2018. According to the EY news release, “Julie will be responsible for driving market leadership, developing and retaining talent, creating high-performing teams, and providing exceptional client service for aRead More

Cyndie O’Bryon joins Colliers International

Cyndie O’Bryon (LC 2005) has been named first vice president of Colliers International Cleveland-Akron. O’Bryon will focus on growing the downtown and eastern suburbs landlord representation practice. According to a quote on Crain’s Cleveland Business, “Brian Hurtuk, managing director of Colliers Cleveland-Akron, said ‘(O’Bryon) is a consummate professional who brings a wealth of knowledge andRead More

Michael Frantz promoted

Michael J. Frantz, Jr. (CBB 2018, CLI 2015) was recently elected Partner of Frantz Ward LLP. According to the Frantz Ward blog, “Mike has been with the firm over six years and dedicates his practice to the construction industry. He has the experience to assist clients with virtually any issue they may encounter.” Read moreRead More

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