1,000 Ties

1,000 Ties Jowan Smith 2020 Winner Community Change category Presented in partnership with:    PROJECT DESCRIPTION: The 1,000 Ties etiquette program educates inner-city males ages 6-21 on dining etiquette, tying a tie, communication skills, grooming, sportsmanship, proper dress, the art of being a gentleman, and how to be the best version of themselves. Keep up…

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Fighting-to-Understand

Fighting-to-Understand Ted Wetzel + George Williams 2019 Presenter Community Change category Presented in partnership with:    PROJECT DESCRIPTION: An online platform utilizing various methods of safe spaces/brave spaces, including face-to-face and online interaction, to build civil discourse skills and re-assemble the foundation of what “We the People” agree on, one issue at a time. Keep…

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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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Integrating you into your healthcare, BAAM!

Integrating you into your healthcare, BAAM! Diane Mastnardo & Jacque Mastnardo 2020 Finalist Health & Wellness category Presented in partnership with:    PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Breathing, Aromatherapy Acupressure and Movement, BAAM! Engaging people through their senses to decrease symptoms of anxiety and increase impulse control in the moment. Keep up to date with BAAM on their…

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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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