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

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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

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

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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

One simple simple act = high impact

There are less than two weeks left in the fiscal year and your help is needed to reach the Membership goal.Tuition only covers 43% of the annual budget and we need support from people like you to cover the rest and deliver our programs. Join/renew by 11:59 p.m. on June 30, 2019 and you’ll automatically…

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Spark: Grit to Great

THURSDAY, AUGUST 29, 2019 7:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association (1375 East Ninth Street, 2nd Floor) Spark 2019 is a half-day leadership symposium on innovation and disruption. Learn to: “Flip” your mindset and look at issues and our community in a whole new light. “Spark” insights and new ideas through this new…

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Recent News

Three CLC alumni make Crain’s Twenty in their 20s list

Each year, a panel of Crains’ Cleveland Business editors select 20 up-and-coming leaders for the Twenty in their 20s class. These young leaders are singled out for making a difference in their workplace and in our community. This year, three CLC alumni have been named to the list: Keniece Gray (ALI 2018, LookUp 2011) SavannaRead More

Ethan Karp named to Cleveland Jewish News’ 12 Under 36

Ethan Karp (LC2 2018, LC 2017) was recently named as part of the second annual class of the Cleveland Jewish News and Ganley Subaru of Bedford’s 12 Under 36: Members of the Tribe. These 12 young leaders are being honored for, “working in the community or enacting positive change through a local organization or association,Read More

Bruce Hennes honored by Lawdragon

Bruce Hennes (LC 2008) was recently named as one of Lawdragon’s top 100 Leading Legal Consultants and Strategists for 2019 – a world-wide compilation of the very best financiers, recruiters, marketing and communication gurus on whom the legal profession relies. According to the post on Lawdragon’s website, these individuals are, “the most brilliant crisis communicators,Read 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!