Eight CLC alumni make Crain’s Newsmakers of The Year

Half of the Crain’s Cleveland Business‘ Newsmakers of the Year 2021 are CLC alums. The list is a recognition of, “the people behind the biggest stories of the year…” Justin Bibb (Look Up 2004) Paul Dolan (LC 2001) Marcia Fudge (LC 1995) David Gilbert (LC 2001) John Morikis (LC 2013) Gina Vernaci (LC 2011) Kristin…

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Civic visionaries to pitch at Accelerate

Event returns to in-person February 24, 2022 CLEVELAND – Individuals with creative visions to improve lives in Greater Cleveland will pitch their ideas at Accelerate: Citizens Make Change on February 24, 2022. The eighth annual civic pitch competition, presented by the Cleveland Leadership Center in partnership with Citizens, returns to downtown Cleveland’s Global Center for…

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Monthly list of anti-racism resources: December 2021

A short, digestible list of resources to guide you on your journey of understanding racism and promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts. A new list is published every month. Article: “Advancing Equity Through Feedback” by Leap of Reason Ambassadors Community Video: “Geographies of Racial Capitalism with Ruth Wilson Gilmore” by Antipode Foundation Self-guided learning: “Reckoning…

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Accelerate: More Than Just Prize Money

Each fall, Clevelanders can submit innovative ideas in one of six categories at Accelerate, the Cleveland Leadership Center’s annual pitch competition. Finalists are then chosen to pitch in front of a panel of judges at the Accelerate event in February, presented in partnership with Citizens.  At the event, a winner is chosen to receive $5,000…

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Monthly list of anti-racism resources: November 2021

A short, digestible list of resources to guide you on your journey of understanding racism and promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts. A new list is published every month. Article: “How to tell kids the real story behind Thanksgiving” Meghan Holohan for Today Call to Action: Honor Native Land: A Guide and Call to Acknowledgement,…

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