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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Onè Respè

Onè Respè 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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Latch & Learn

Latch & Learn Gina VanCant & Kendra Valton 2018 Finalists Health & Wellness category Presented in partnership with: October 23, 2019 Gina and Kendra recently completed the 14-week SEA Change accelerator program in Columbus. They were selected as one of the finalists to pitch Latch and Learn  on September 11, 2019 and were awarded their…

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Courage to Caregivers

Courage to Caregivers Kristi Horner 2018 Presenter Health & Wellness category Presented in partnership with: Keep up to date with Courage to Caregivers on their website, and by following them on Facebook and Instagram. October 23, 2019 Since presenting at Accelerate almost two years ago, Courage to Caregivers has successfully launched three one-year pilot programs….

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Art EverySpace

Art EverySpace Hillary Lyon Liz Maugans 2019 Presenter Quality of Life category Presented in partnership with:    Keep up to date with Art EverySpace on their website. October 16, 2019 Art EverySpace, Inc. is now a fully fledged for-profit entity. Their first project was for an out-of-state residential client that provided the opportunity to promote…

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