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

The Way Forward Leader Lunch Break: Dr. Marla Pérez-Davis

The Way Forward Leader Lunch Breaks are a series of virtual (via Zoom) discussion and workshops on topics to help you move forward in our new and uncertain world. DETAILS Noon-12:30 p.m. Zoom Dr. Marla Pérez-Davis, Director, NASA Glenn Research Center NASA Glenn Research Center Technologies Join Dr. Marla Pérez-Davis for a glimpse into the…

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The Way Forward Leader Lunch Break: Eric Gordon

The Way Forward Leader Lunch Breaks are a series of virtual (via Zoom) discussion and workshops on topics to help you move forward in our new and uncertain world. DETAILS Noon-12:30 p.m. Zoom Eric Gordon (LC 2013), CEO, Cleveland Metropolitan School District The schools and the pandemic: year 3 The 2021-2022 school year is the…

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The Way Forward Leader Lunch Break: Chris Quinn

The Way Forward Leader Lunch Breaks are a series of virtual (via Zoom) discussion and workshops on topics to help you move forward in our new and uncertain world. DETAILS Noon-12:30 p.m. Zoom Chris Quinn (LC 2015), President & Editor, Advance Ohio Cleveland mayoral election – the day after The campaigns will have been run,…

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Virtual Open House 2021

5:30 – 7:00 p.m. Virtual via Zoom So many things have been put on hold the past 18 months, your personal and professional development should not be among them. Strong leaders are needed now more than ever – learn how you can become a more passionate and connected leader. Join CLC alumni, Bailey Capelle (CBB…

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Recent News

Nine of 18 2021 CJN Difference Makers are CLC alumni

Half of the Cleveland Jewish News’ 2021 Difference Makers are CLC alumni. They are being honored for speaking “to the clear act of tikkun olam, repairing the world. These acts are synonymous with that notion of the pursuit of social justice and action.” They will be celebrated in a ceremony on December 9 . EdnaRead More

Alumni Spotlight: Allison Lukacsy-Love

Allison (Ali) Lukacsy-Love (CBB 2017) Director of Planning and Development, City of Euclid Why did you get involved with CLC? My husband and brother-in-law went through the CBB program in 2015-16 and I really enjoyed getting to know their classmates at happy hours, so much so I was convinced to apply the next cycle. ItRead More

Monthly list of anti-racism resources: September 2021

A short, digestible list of resources to guide you on your journey of understanding racism and promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts. A new list is published every month. September’s list is in honor or Hispanic Heritage Month. Events: Hispanic Heritage Month celebrations hosted by Cleveland Public Library Video: “Prioritizing Equity: Structural Racism and theRead More

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