Special Needs Resource Library

Special Needs Resource Library Angela Bair 2018 Finalist Quality of Life category Presented in partnership with:    September 14, 2018 Angela’s Accelerate vision of an adaptive toy library has become a reality at the Willoughby-Eastlake Public Library. The W-E Play Toy Library, now available to the public, includes more than 70 toys, many of which…

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Cleveland Codes

Cleveland Codes Matt Fieldman 2015 Winner Economic Development category September 9, 2018 The Plain Dealer shared some of Cleveland Codes‘ success stories as part of their “Pathways to Prosperity” series which explores “ways schools, businesses and organizations are or aren’t preparing students to make a living wage in today’s regional economy.” Read the article > Cleveland…

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Ignite: A Celebration of the Burning River

Ignite: A Celebration of the Burning River Jim Ridge 2017 Presenter Transformative Arts & Culture category June 2018 On June 22 (the same day the river caught fire), the 2nd Annual Share the River Ramble took place in expanded format and included a music and beer event at the Ramble’s start/end point – Rivergate Park….

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Ironborne Brew Works

Ironborne Brew Works Jeremy Langham 2017 Winner Community Change category Presented in partnership with:    March 16, 2018 Jeremy Langham was part of TV20’s recap of Accelerate 2018 where he discussed how Accelerate has helped move the Ironborne Brew Works concept forward. February 22, 2018 Jeremy joined the 2018 Accelerate finalists for an on-air, post-event…

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TV20’s recap of Accelerate

Ursula Cottone, 2018 event co-chair, told TV20, “It really helps bring out people who care about civic innovation, and it brings those ideas to life and gives people the opportunity to share those ideas and fund them to go forward and make them a reality in the city.” The clip also features: Last year’s winner…

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