I Am Hollywood

I Am Hollywood Alex P. Michaels 2016 Presenter Transformative Arts & Culture category December 2, 2018 Since having pitched in first two years for Accelerate (2015, 2016), Cleveland Cinema Czar Alex P. Michaels continues to push efforts in building Crusades (crowdfunding campaigns for movie production) for Prelude2Cinema. Since pitching, Alex has received funds from various…

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Re-establish Little League in the Lee-Harvard community

Re-establish Little League in the Lee-Harvard community Wendell Fields 2016 Presenter Quality of Life category Presented in partnership with: February 20, 2018 The B-Buzz Baseball League pitched by Wendell Fields at Accelerate 2016 is now entering its fourth season and the league was recently granted 501(c)3 non-profit status. To offer additional programming to their players this…

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Good Cause CLE: A Creative Partner in Digital Marketing

Good Cause CLE: A Creative Partner in Digital Marketing Pam Turos 2016 Finalist Economic Development Presented in partnership with:    October 3, 2018 According to Pam, “We’ve featured over 500 people and organizations on the WISH Cleveland site since it was launched. In 2017 we had 7,111 site visits and 12,229 page views (the whole…

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The Midnight Society

The Midnight Society Adam Kern 2016 Presenter Transformative Arts & Culture category Adam Kern pitched his idea (co-created by Beth McGee) for an immersive, site-specific theatrical event using storytelling through dance and music, based on the Cleveland torso murders at Accelerate 2016. Kern is currently directing “Shadow of the Run,” an immersive theater production set…

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STEMpower: Empowering STEM-based careers

STEMpower: Empowering STEM-based careers Jackie Adams 2016 Presenter Educating for Tomorrow category Presented in partnership with: Jackie Adams wants to facilitating awareness and educational opportunities to improve the culture for all people pursuing STEM-based careers. She pitched her vision to launch a scholarship competition a Case Western Reserve University (CWRU) to raise awareness about the…

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