Stokes CLI public safety dialogue featured on Cleveland.com

The community dialogue was featured as one of a number of events for Reentry Awareness Week. Join the Stokes Civic Leadership Institue Fellows & Cuyahoga Community College for a panel discussion about The Ohio Neighborhood Safety, Drug Treatment, and Rehabilitation Amendment. Panelists include Crystal Bryant, the Director of the Office of Reentry, DaMareo Cooper, the…

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Three CLC alumni mentioned in Savoy Magazine

Savoy Magazine listed the country’s most influential black executives, and CLC alumni Craig Arnold (LC 2002), Margot James Copeland (LC 1991), and Jeffery Weaver (LC 2017) made the list. As stated in a Crain’s Cleveland Business article, “The list ‘showcases an elite representation of African-American men and women who have been recognized for their executive and…

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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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Accelerate 2018 winning pitch on Cleveland 19 News

Tory Coats was interviewed about his winning Accelerate pitch on Cleveland 19 News on Wednesday, March 7. He spoke with reporter Sara Goldenberg about his plans to work with teens on creating pop-up shops to transform Cleveland neighborhoods and help them become entrepreneurs. CLC President and CEO Marianne Crosley spoke about how Accelerate gives voice…

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Accelerate 2018’s Tonia Porras on Golden Opportunities

Accelerate 2018 presenter Tonia Porras and event co-chair Ursula Cottone (LC 2017, CBB 2003) of Citizens Bank were on WKYC-TV‘s Golden Opportunities on Sunday, March 4, 2018. They chatted about the event and Tonia’s vision for a one-stop education and support resource for individuals with dementia, their caregivers and the community. See the show >

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