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

Registration open

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

Applications Open

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

Now Enrolling

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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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

Spark: Grit to Great

Spark 2019: Grit to Great is a half-day leadership symposium on innovation and disruption. We want your voice in the room. We want you to help shape and advance innovation in Cleveland. More details coming soon. THURSDAY, AUGUST 29, 2019 MORNING THROUGH LUNCH

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Recent News

Margaret Bernstein to be honored

The Rainey Institute will honor Margaret Bernstein (LC2 2017, LC 2016, CLI 2014), Director of Advocacy and Community Initiatives at WKYC Channel 3, at their annual GLISAANDO benefit on May 3, 2019. “A devoted champion of literacy, Margaret earned a 2016 Emmy for her #WeReadHere Campaign at WKYC, which encourages parents to read every dayRead More

Paul Wellener to receive Carnegie Mellon award

Paul Wellener (CLC Board, LC 2007) will be honored with a Carnegie Mellon University Alumni Service Award on May 17, 2019, at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) in Pittsburgh, PA. The alumni service award recognizes those alumni “for their dedicated and impactful service to the university and its alumni.” In a statement by CMU Alumni AssociationRead More

Rebecca Kopp Levine named Partner

In a news release, Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP announced Rebecca Kopp Levine (CBB 2012) was among six attorneys elected to partnership in the firm. Rebecca currently serves as vice-chair of the CLC Leadership Council and is a member of the CBB advisory committee. In the release, Bob Tannous shared, “The addition of RebeccaRead 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!