Oné Respé

Oné Respé Karson Baldwin & Israel Kambomba 2019 Winner Educating for Tomorrow Presented in partnership with: PROJECT DESCRIPTION: A partnership where students at local schools and the Thomas Jefferson International Newcomer’s Academy visit each other’s schools, play, create, and eat together as they share their lives. These friendships cultivate honor and respect for immigrants and…

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Never, Ever Give Up

Never, Ever Give Up Allison Meyer 2019 Finalist Authentic Cleveland Experiences category Presented in partnership with: PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Honoring Cleveland’s perseverance by allowing people to share and motivate others to never, ever give up with a wall of handwritten stories, answering the question: What is the hardest thing you’ve ever had to do? May 9,…

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My Fab House

My Fab House Sonya Pryor-Jones 2019 Finalist Community Change category Presented in partnership with:    PROJECT DESCRIPTION: A grassroots neighborhood-based digital fabrication lab and co-work space to combat social problems and inequity, such as the tech divide and housing vacancy and abandonment, while providing learning and entrepreneurship opportunities. April 8, 2019 Sonya has started an…

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Accelerate receives Dominion Community Impact Award

The Cleveland Leadership Center was one of 15 Ohio community organizations to be recognized with a Dominion Energy Community Impact Award, co-sponsored with Cleveland Magazine. CLC was recognized for its Accelerate: Citizens Make Change civic pitch competition Dominion Energy presented $110,000 in grants to the organizations at the 24th annual awards celebration on March 26,…

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Stores @ Storer

Stores @ Storer Guillermo (Will) Sanchez 2019 Presenter Economic & Workforce Development category Presented in partnership with:     March 17, 2019 At Accelerate 2019, Will pitched his vision for an anchor arts center on Storer Avenue and his plan to create a “Summer Art Garden” festival to celebrate the building opening. On March 17,…

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