The Innovation Mission: Julie Cortes

The Cleveland Leadership Center was proud to partner with the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland on The Innovation Mission, a fellowship that supports local experts with groundbreaking ideas to break the cycle of poverty. Since Fall 2017, five fellows have developed their ideas and created programs to implement in Cleveland and potentially scale nationwide….

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People and Food on the Go

People and Food on the Go Ronald Nelson 2019 Finalist Economic & Workforce Development category Presented in partnership with: PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Creating jobs and growth in Cleveland through partnerships with nonprofit organizations, culinary training organizations, and entrepreneurs to help people capitalize on the entrepreneurship opportunities that mobile food offers. April 8, 2019 Ronald has met…

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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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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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