Delve into the inner-workings of Northeast Ohio's civic realm. Learn about current issues and projects moving the community forward. Connect with people driving progress in the region. Be inspired to play a greater role. Find the program that's right for you.

Leadership Cleveland

Get behind-the scenes insights on Cleveland's toughest issues, hone your leadership skills and deepen your community impact. Strengthen your network, advance your collaborative skills and gain a deep understanding of complex civic issues.

LC2 Fellows

LC2 Fellows

Use the knowledge and skills you gained in Leadership Cleveland to facilitate long-term sustainable change in the community. Address a compelling issue or opportunity in the community alongside LC alumni from across the years to create tangible outcomes that leave a legacy.

Cleveland Bridge Builders

Embark on a journey of self-discovery and community-focused collaboration. Advance your communication skills and understanding of group dynamics. Join together with peers who have a shared passion for change and learn how to effectively address social issues through true collaboration.

OnBoard Cleveland

Learn to employ your individual strengths to maximize contributions in professional settings and community involvements. Gain a better understanding of critical issues and assets within Cleveland's civic infrastructure and connect with civic opportunities that align with your personal interests and talents.

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Campus Cleveland

Discover the expansive work, live and play opportunities Cleveland has to offer young professionals. Gain access to exclusive professional opportunities and contacts to help launch your career. Get connected to the local community through behind-the-scenes looks and hands-on experience at local nonprofits.

Applications Open

Look Up To Cleveland

Develop leadership skills, investigate important local issues, places and projects, and discover how you can contribute to making your community a better place. Meet with local business, government and community leaders, and tour some of Cleveland's most treasured landmarks.

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Civic Leadership Institute

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the past, present and future of Northeast Ohio. Explore current community topics with top local leaders and gain a greater understanding of the interconnectedness of community assets, organizations and issues, including how they impact the local public and private landscapes.

Coming Soon

Advanced Leadership Institute

Advanced Leadership Institute (ALI), presented in partnership with Cuyahoga Community College, provides mid-level, community-minded professionals the space, skills, knowledge, and connections to collaborate on creating experiences that transform our community for the better. In celebration of the Stokes brothers' legacy, ALI is focused around the five policy areas.

Legacy Leaders

Engaging experienced leaders, in or approaching retirement, in relevant civic issues and initiatives that improve and grow Cleveland and Northeast Ohio. Legacy Leaders will identify community needs and propose projects that are important and benefit the community.


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