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

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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

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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

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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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Campus Cleveland

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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

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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 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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Advanced Leadership Institute & Customized Programs

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

Accelerate 2020: Citizens Make Change

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2020 Global Center for Health Innovation (1 St. Clair Avenue, NE, Cleveland, OH 44114) Accelerate is a pitch competition which gives individuals across Northeast Ohio the chance to win seed money to help launch their idea to make the region a better place. Register today > Location Thursday, February 27, 2020 Global…

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Leadership in Action service series #1 and CIFF raffle

For 20 years, Bridge Builders have been engaged in our community and creating positive change. Join your fellow CBB alumni in celebrating that 20-year legacy through acts of service. Throughout March, there will be a series of four Leadership in Action service events to put your vision, leadership, and commitment to our community into action….

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Leadership in Action service series #2

Save the date! For 20 years, Bridge Builders have been engaged in our community and creating positive change. Join your fellow CBB alumni in celebrating the that 20-year legacy through acts of service. Throughout March, there will be a series of Leadership in Action service events to put your vision, leadership, and commitment to our…

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Leadership in Action service series #3

Save the date! For 20 years, Bridge Builders have been engaged in our community and creating positive change. Join your fellow CBB alumni in celebrating the that 20-year legacy through acts of service. Throughout March, there will be a series of Leadership in Action service events to put your vision, leadership, and commitment to our…

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Recent News

Micki Byrnes named SME Cleveland 2020 Business Executive of the Year

Sales & Marketing Executives Cleveland (SME Cleveland) has named Micki Byrnes (LC 2005, CLC Board). According to the SME Cleveland website, the award is the, “profession’s premier honor to acknowledge excellence and provide community recognition for outstanding sales and marketing achievements.” She’ll receive the award on Thursday at the 59th annual Distinguished Marketing and SalesRead More

3 Alumni join GCP Equity & Inclusion division advisory board

Michael Obi (LC 2016), Larry Oscar (LC 2009), and Michelle Tomallo (LC2 2018, LC 2017) recently joined the Greater Cleveland Partnership Equity & Inclusion division’s advisory board. According to the GCP website, the division, “has been working since 2001 to close the racial disparities in jobs, income and wealth, by growing businesses owned by peopleRead More

Two alums make the Top 25 under 35 list

The Cleveland Professional 20/30 Club recently released their 2020 Movers & Shakers Northeast Ohio Top 25 under 35 list, which includes alumni Patrick Hackett (OBC 2019, CLC Leadership Council) and Drew Stelzer (OBC 2019, CLC Leadership Council). According cleveland2030.org, “The awards recognize 25 young leaders under 35 years of age that have a record ofRead More

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