Accelerate receives Dominion Community Impact Award

The Cleveland Leadership Center was one of 15 Ohio community organizations to be recognized with a Dominion Energy Community Impact Award, co-sponsored with Cleveland Magazine. CLC was recognized for its Accelerate: Citizens Make Change civic pitch competition Dominion Energy presented $110,000 in grants to the organizations at the 24th annual awards celebration on March 26,…

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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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Cleveland Jewish News highlights Accelerate

In the article, CLC Board Chair, Ira Kaplan, discusses how “the event reflects Cleveland’s innovative culture and many of the past pitches have gone on to make an impact in Northeast Ohio.” He goes on to share, “There’s a lot of talk about innovation in the city of Cleveland and it’s creating a culture that encourages…

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Allison Meyer featured in CWRU’s The Daily

Accelerate 2019 presenter Allison Meyer was featured in an article by Case Western Reserve University’s The Daily electronic newsletter (issued daily to CWRU faculty, staff and students). The article highlights her project and upcoming Never Ever Give Up pitch at Accelerate, as well as some of her experiences as a law student at Case. According to the…

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FreshWater Cleveland highlights Campus Cleveland efforts

“From enhancing tourism to developing the tech sector, efforts abound all over Cleveland to attract and retain talent to our fair city. Yet among these initiatives, one population has remained somewhat off the radar: college students already attending school in Cleveland. With estimates placing this population at 130,000 young people across northeast Ohio, what might it look like if a…

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