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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Recipe Re-Mix

Recipe Re-Mix Susan Porter 2019 Presenter Health & Wellness category Presented in partnership with: www.socialsproutsohio.com March 15, 2019 Susan pitched her idea to create a program and website to change how Cleveland’s urban population prepares their food, instead of trying to change the food they eat. She has already been: A guest on Case Western…

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Accelerate partnership with Destination Cleveland highlighted

In an article about Destination Cleveland’s push to create authentically Cleveland travel experiences, Cleveland.com highlighted their sponsorship of the Authentic Cleveland Experiences category at Accelerate 2019. They detailed each of the three category pitches and finalist Allison’s plans to tie her project in with the Cuyahoga50 anniversary celebrations this summer.   See the full article…

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Hope Worldwide features Karson Baldwin’s Accelerate win

HOPE worldwide posted a brief article, “NYAC Member Wins Civic Engagement Event!: Teen refugee program is winning civic pitch at Accelerate”, about Karson Baldwin and Israel Kambomba’s winning pitch to build buddy relationships among refugee and non-refugee students at Accelerate 2019: Citizens Make Change. Karson serves on HOPE Worldwide’s National Youth Advisory Council (NYAC). See the…

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FreshWater covers the “indelible mark on Cleveland” Accelerate has made

“Since the first event was held in 2015, the Accelerate: Citizens Make Change civic pitch competition has definitely made an indelible mark on Cleveland. It’s seen in the two “Give Boxes” installed in Central and North Collinwood—designed to give residents Little Free Pantry-style access to necessities like non-perishable goods and personal care items. (Three more boxes will be debuting this…

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