Two more reach Accelerate finals

Pitches for talent attraction and coping mechanisms join previous finalists Two more finalists were selected Tuesday, February 23, 2021, in the Accelerate: Citizens Make Change civic pitch competition presented by the Cleveland Leadership Center in partnership with Citizens. They are: Abigail Poeske and Rachel Hosler, who pitched for “An Ecosystem of Innovators.” They want to…

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First two Accelerate finalists named

Pitches for Black artists and early literacy selected on first day of civic pitch competition CLEVELAND – The first two finalists in Accelerate: Citizens Make Change were selected Monday (February 22, 2021) on the first day of day of a week-long virtual event presented by the Cleveland Leadership Center in partnership with Citizens. They are:…

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Anti-Racism Resources 1/14/2021

A short, digestible list of resources to guide you on your journey of understanding and involvement in diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts. A new list is typically published on the second and fourth Thursday of every month. Article: “Not a Racist? Then Let’s Be Better Antiracist” by Deborah Plummer (LC 2007) Article: “If You’re Choosing…

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Phyllis “Seven” Harris receives PFLAG award

Phyllis “Seven” Harris (LC2 2020, LC 2019) recently received the 2020 Bruce G. Kriete Community Award from PFLAG Cleveland. According to a The Buckeye Flame article announcing the award, “Harris was recognized for her work in providing Northeast Ohio with a new Center and for inspirational leadership on social justice issues during the COVID-19 pandemic.”…

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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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