Why CLI?

Civic Leadership Institute shows you a Cleveland you have never seen before and expands your network by connecting you to the people, places and projects moving Cleveland forward. It provides a strong foundation for your professional and civic advancements.

Through six, early-morning, 105-minutes sessions (held at various location throughout downtown Cleveland), you’ll get exclusive insight into what’s going on in the civic community straight from the people directly involved in the civic and corporate infrastructures at the highest level.

What you’ll gain:

  • New, timely insights and knowledge about current topics.
  • A greater understanding of how national/regional circumstances impacting business.
  • Opportunities to meet and interact with top civic and business leaders in small group settings.
  • Personal fulfillment from being more engaged in your community.

$600 For-profit tuition
$350 Nonprofit tuition


  • Fall 2021 Schedule

    Opening Reception
    October 14, 2021
    5:30-7:30 pm.

    Session 1
    October 15, 2021
    7:30-9:15 a.m.

    Session 2
    October 22, 2021
    7:30-9:15 a.m.

    Session 3
    October 29, 2021
    7:30-9:15 a.m.

    Session 4
    November 5, 2021
    7:30-9:15 a.m.

    Session 5
    November 12, 2021
    7:30-9:15 a.m.

    Session 6 & Closing Reception
    November 18, 2021
    4:30-7:15 p.m.


Have questions, or want more information on Civic Leadership Institute? Email Andrew Singer or call (216) 456-8005.

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