Spectrum 1 News features Accelerate

Cleveland’s newest TV news station, on the Spectrum cable network, interviews a presenter who will pitch a civic vision to make Cleveland better at CLC’s annual¬†Accelerate: Citizens Make Change¬†event, which takes place February 27, 2019. Brittany O’Connor, a Vice President at event sponsor Citizens Bank, notes how Accelerate pitches create positive change in Ohio. Watch…

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Elizabeth McIntyre on the need for an investment in community leadership

In her February 3 article, Leaders are made, not born, Crain’s Cleveland Business’ Publisher Elizabeth McIntyre advocates for investing in leadership, both for the sake of your business and our community on whole. “Those currently in leadership positions have an obligation, a duty, to provide the next generation with the necessary skills, guidance and experiences…

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Civic visionaries to make pitches at Accelerate

Audience to vote on winners Feb. 27; tickets on sale now 2018 winner returns with Teen Enterprise Pop-Up Shop Individuals with visions of creating positive change in Cleveland will pitch their ideas at Accelerate: Citizens Make Change. The fifth annual civic pitch event will be presented by the Cleveland Leadership Center in partnership with Citizens…

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Accelerate accepting civic pitches

Deadline November 30 to submit ideas to improve region Individuals who have great ideas to improve the region can submit those ideas to compete in Accelerate: Citizens Make Change, a civic pitch competition scheduled for Wednesday, February 27, 2019. The annual competition, presented by the Cleveland Leadership Center in partnership with Citizens Bank, provides seed…

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Eight alumni + two Accelerate presenters noted as Homegrown Heroes

On Friday, November 2, eight CLC alumni and two Accelerate presenters will be honored as Homegrown Heroes by Cleveland.com for their “significant contributions to Cleveland and are taking our city into the next millennium.” They are: Akram Boutros (LC 2015) Daniel Gray-Kontar (Accelerate 2017 finalist) Bernie Moreno (LC 2007) Phyllis Harris (LC 2019, CEBC 2013)…

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