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

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

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

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: 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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Recent News

CLC raises $1 million+ for endowment

New fund’s continued growth will impact Cleveland’s future  Cleveland Leadership Center has raised just over $1 million in the first phase of the organization’s Endowment Fund campaign. “The endowment will enable us to apply resources to pressing community issues, convene leaders to address those issues, and explore innovative approaches to deepen the impact leaders canRead More

If I could talk to my younger self… with Jason Therrien

15 minutes with Jason Therrien (LC ’17) President of thunder::tech and CLC Board Member   What were your goals at the beginning of your career? I didn’t have a singular “big goal” at the beginning of my career. My beliefs then are the same as they are now – I want to make sure I’mRead More

Patrick Haggerty receives the Legacy of Justice Award

Patrick Haggerty (LC2 2013, LC 2012) received the Legacy of Justice award from The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland on November 25. In a release by Frantz Ward, where he serves as Partner, he was honored for, “the devotion of his time and energy serving Legal Aid clients as a past Board Member, Chair ofRead 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!