Connect4U

Connect4U Sanjanasri Vedavyas 2020 Finalist Educating for Tomorrow Presented in partnership with: PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Connect4U aspires to equalize opportunity by redirecting the excess of supplies from individuals, schools, and businesses to students and schools in need. Users can then search for the supplies and acquire them at a highly marked down cost. Keep up to…

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‘1,000 Ties’ project wins civic pitch competition

Technology, nonprofit pitches also recognized at Accelerate   CLEVELAND – A project to teach etiquette and other life skills to youth was voted the winning civic pitch by the audience Thursday night, February 27, at Accelerate: Citizens Make Change, an annual competition presented by the Cleveland Leadership Center with support from Citizens Bank. Jowan Smith,…

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35 civic visionaries to pitch at Accelerate

Audience to vote on winners Feb. 27; tickets on sale now New this year: Technovation competition, Social Venture Partners bigBANG! CLEVELAND – Thirty-five individuals with visions to create positive change in Cleveland will pitch their ideas at Accelerate: Citizens Make Change. The sixth annual civic pitch event will be presented by the Cleveland Leadership Center…

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Stores @ Storer

Stores @ Storer Guillermo (Will) Sanchez 2019 Presenter Economic & Workforce Development category Presented in partnership with:     December 6, 2019 Will was profiled as part of The Plain Dealer’s Cleveland City Champions series, “which honors people and organizations that have done bold, innovative work to lift up a neighborhood or a community.” Read…

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Accelerate accepting civic pitches

December 2 deadline to submit ideas to improve region Individuals who have great ideas to improve Northeast Ohio can submit those ideas to compete in Accelerate: Citizens Make Change, a civic pitch competition scheduled for Thursday, February 27, 2020. The annual competition, presented by the Cleveland Leadership Center (CLC) in partnership with Citizens Bank, provides…

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