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

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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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(i)Cleveland

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

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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

Brown bag lunch with the Cleveland Metroparks

Brian Zimmerman and Debbie Berry will chat with attendees about 100 years of the Cleveland Metroparks and what’s next. Open to CLC Members. Are you a graduate of a CLC program but not a Member? Join today to get access to the Brown Bag series, as well as other Member perks. The event is free, but registration is…

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CLC Programming Breakfast

Learn how you and your colleagues can take part in transformative experiences that lead to community impact through leadership programs such as Civic Leadership Institute, Cleveland Bridge Builders, Leadership Cleveland and more. CLC program alumni will share their experiences and enthusiasm for CLE and CLC in a casual conversation over a light breakfast, with time…

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Recent News

Four LC alumni to receive Life Changers Awards

Kelly Falcone-Hall (LC 2016), Brian Hall (LC 1990), Radhika Reddy (LC 2009) and Chris Ronayne (LC 2007) will be honored with Life Changers Awards at the International Life Changers Awards Dinner on September 22. CBB 2018’s Latoya Smith is serving as Mistress of Ceremony at the event. Learn more.

Accelerate 2017’s Jowan Smith to be on Mind Healing Conversations Sunday

Jowan Smith will be on Robyn Hill’s Elevations Radio Mind Healing Conversations this Sunday, September 10 at 6:00 p.m. EST. During the one-hour show, entitled “Jowan Smith: Passion+ Perseverance= Power,” Jowan will discuss her personal story, health, daughter, and development of her business – and 2017 finalist pitch – Getting Our Babies To College 101.Read More

Gina Beredo promoted

On January 1, 2018, Gina Beredo (LC 2015) will become Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary at Nordson Corporation and will serve as an executive officer of the company. Learn more.

Our Featured Supporters

The generosity of our top supporters is instrumental in cultivating civic leaders, inspiring them to action and initiating connections and collaborations that lead to positive outcomes for Northeast Ohio. Thank you for your support!