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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(i)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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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

We Are Cleveland: Leading for Change, second biennial leadership conference

Presented in partnership with: Meet those who are leading change, roll up your sleeves and dive into the issues alongside them. A full day of workshops to: Give you insight into Cleveland’s civic landscape. Enhance your collaborative leadership skills to maximize your impact. Make connections with other leaders who are passionate about advancing our beloved…

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Leadership Cleveland 40th-anniversary celebration

Leadership Cleveland 40th-anniversary celebration Saturday, September 15, 2018 3:00 – 10:00 p.m. Celebrate 40 years of impact, and of course, the best class ever! Mystery bus tours 3:00 – 5:30 p.m. Relive your LC experience on a mystery bus tour for behind-the-scenes experiences at unique Cleveland locations. Anniversary bash 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. Celebrate 40…

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Recent News

Kerry McCormack recognized

Kerry McCormack (LC 2018, LookUp 2005) was recognized by his alma mater Miami University as part of their 18 of the Last 9 – a program that recognizes, “young alumni who are living out the values inherent in a Miami education. More than 100 alumni were nominated for the 2018 list. See the full listRead More

Victor Ruiz named to the cleveland.com Editorial Board

Victor Ruiz (LC2 2013, LC 2012) was one of four community members selected (out of a pool of 150) to serve on the cleveland.com Editorial Board. According to the cleveland.com announcement, “Selecting just four people from the many who expressed interest was challenging, as we think many would have been thoughtful in our discussions …Read More

OBC alum awarded Woman of the Year

Alyssa Jacunski (OBC 2016) earned Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Woman of the Year award. According to a post by Alyssa herself on her employer’s, Oswald Companies, website, “Man & Woman of the Year is a ten week fundraising campaign where the man and woman that raise the most funds are awarded the title of “Man orRead 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!