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

CLC Information Session

Learn how you can take part in transformative experiences that lead to community impact through leadership programs such as Civic Leadership Institute, Cleveland Bridge Builders, Leadership Cleveland, OnBoard Cleveland, and more. CLC program alumni will share their experiences and enthusiasm for CLE and CLC in a casual conversation over a light breakfast. Tuesday, October 22,…

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Career Connections

College students and recent graduates can get a jump-start on their future in Cleveland, learn essential career skills from Cleveland’s leaders, and make valuable connections. October 29, 2019 4:30 p.m. Doors open 5:00 p.m. Breakout sessions 6:00 p.m. Meet with top leaders The City Club of Cleveland (850 Euclid Avenue, 2nd Floor) COLLEGE STUDENTS Learn…

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Leadership Cleveland Holiday Party 2019

SAVE THE DATE Tuesday, December 3, 2019 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Calfee, Halter & Griswold LLP (1405 East Sixth Street, Cleveland, OH 44114) $65 per person (through October 31) $80 per person (beginning November 1) Open bar + hors d’oeuvres Open to LC alumni + guests Questions? Email Nicole Boyd or call (216) 592-2289. REGISTER…

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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. Learn more >

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Recent News

Art EverySpace

Art EverySpace Hillary Lyon Liz Maugans 2019 Presenter Quality of Life category Presented in partnership with:    Keep up to date with Art EverySpace on their website. October 16, 2019 Art EverySpace, Inc. is now a fully fledged for-profit entity. Their first project was for an out-of-state residential client that provided the opportunity to promoteRead More

Richard Jones (LC 1993) named a 2019 Social Work Pioneer

Richard Jones (LC 1993) has been named a 2019 Social Work Pioneer by the National Association of Social Workers (NASW). According to a press release by Case Western Reserve University, this award is, “one of the profession’s highest honors reserved for a select group of social workers who are role models for future generations ofRead More

Queens Banquet

Queens Banquet Jacci Hammer 2019 Presenter Economic & Workforce Development category Presented in partnership with:     October 11, 2019 Jacci is equipping women who have been stuck – many with PTSD issues and anxiety – with the resources to “Step Up” through the arts. She has teamed up with T’Neisha Coates – wife ofRead More

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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!