Collaboration with Sisters of Charity Foundation featured

The Innovation Mission, a collaborative effort between the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland and the Cleveland Leadership Center to fight poverty, recently announced its first cohort of fellows. Their ideas include helping: Seniors struggling with food insecurity, social isolation and frequent hospital stays. Low-income potential entrepreneurs achieve their dreams. CMSD students increase college matriculation rates. Individuals…

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CLC in Cuba highlighted by Fresh Water

In November 2016, a contingent of Leadership Cleveland alumni and CLC Board and staff members spent a week in Cuba. It was a unique opportunity to travel to a location few Americans have seen, and experience a culture much different than our own through an educational people-to-people exchange. They learned about Cuba’s history, government, educational, recreational,…

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Accelerate applications due Monday!

Applications for Accelerate 2018: Citizens Make Change, presented in partnership with Citizens’ Bank, are open through December 4, 2017. Any individual in Northeast Ohio who has an idea to improve the community can submit an application. Twenty-five, five presenters in five categories, will be selected to pitch their idea at the event. The winner of each category wins…

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LC at 40: Lifting local leaders

“The mission of creating more civic-minded leaders in tune with the pulse of what ails the community and what it needs to thrive and support its citizenry, seems to be working,” Crain’s Cleveland Business writes about Leadership Cleveland as the program marks its 40th anniversary. Read it online (Crain’s subscription required) or download a pdf….

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Give interns meaning, not just work

“Your college interns are increasingly likely to be your future employees,” writes CLC President and CEO Marianne Crosley in Smart Business Magazine. “… How can you increase the odds those offers will be accepted? Make them aware of opportunities to be involved in the community, and in your company’s own civic agenda.” Read her column to…

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