Accelerate accepting civic pitches

December 4 deadline to submit ideas to improve region Individuals who have visions to improve Northeast Ohio can submit their ideas to compete in Accelerate: Citizens Make Change, a civic pitch competition to be held virtually on Thursday, February 25, 2020. The annual competition, presented by the Cleveland Leadership Center in partnership with Citizens Bank,…

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CLC programs shape leadership attitudes and practices, alumni survey finds

Alumni of Cleveland Leadership Center programs feel their program experience was significant in shaping their attitudes about leadership in the community as well as their leadership practices and behaviors in the community, CLC’s fall 2019 alumni survey has found. The survey also revealed that CLC alumni are nearly seven times more likely to devote time…

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Spark 2020: Grit to Great

Five Fresh Innovators to be recognized for impact Cleveland Leadership Center launched its summer symposium on civic leadership and innovation as an in-person event in 2016. Innovation became even more central to this year’s annual symposium, Spark: Grit to Great, which will be presented virtually on September 3, 2020. The event, sponsored by Marcum LLP,…

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CLC Board elects new Chair, members

Leadership Council and Akers Award recipients recognized The Cleveland Leadership Center Board of Trustees elected Richard “Rick” Fedorovich, CPA, Managing Partner and CEO of Bober Markey Fedorovich, as Board Chair at its annual meeting on June 17, 2020. The Board also welcomed new members of the CLC Leadership Council and David J. Akers Leadership Award…

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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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