Remembering former LC Director and LookUp founder Judy Ruggie

Former Leadership Cleveland Director (1983-1992) and Look Up To Cleveland Founder, Judy Ruggie, 83, passed away at her home in Montana on Saturday, January 16, 2021. The full obituary as published in The Plain Dealer from Jan. 21 to Jan. 22, 2021: “Mover and Shaker Judith Marie Ruggie, 83, died peacefully at her home in…

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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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Accelerate 2021 presenters announced!

Weeklong virtual event culminates February 25, 2021 Individuals with creative visions to improve lives in Greater Cleveland will pitch their ideas virtually at Accelerate: Citizens Make Change the week of February 21, 2021. The seventh annual civic pitch competition, presented by the Cleveland Leadership Center in partnership with Citizens, begins Monday, February 22, 2021, and…

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Bruce Hennes honored as a “Go To Thought Leader”

Bruce Hennes (LC 2008) was recently named one of 2020’s “Go To Thought Leaders” by the National Law Review for his content contributions to their website. In a press release issued by Hennes Communications, NLR notes, “Each year, the National Law Review recognizes less than one percent of its authors with Go-To Thought Leadership Awards.”…

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60 alumni on the Crain’s Power 150 list

According to Crain’s Cleveland Business, the list is a snapshot of those, “leading some of Northeast Ohio’s most influential organizations and who are in a position to move the region forward.” David T. Abbott (LL, ALI 2018, LC 1989) Warren Anderson (LC 1995) Craig Arnold (LC 2002) Dr. Akram Boutros (LC 2015) Micki Byrnes (LC…

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