Cleveland Bridge Builders Class of 2018 named

The Cleveland Leadership Center has named a diverse mix of nonprofit, for-profit and public sector leaders as the Cleveland Bridge Builders Class of 2018. Cleveland Bridge Builders is a 10-month leadership program that prepares mid-career professionals of all ages for meaningful, fulfilling and impactful engagement in the community. The program provides a unique environment that…

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Cong. Renacci to speak at Empower Cleveland Youth

Congressman Jim Renacci is scheduled to provide commencement remarks when 35 Cleveland youth graduate from the Empower Cleveland Youth program at noon on Wednesday, August 2, 2017, at The Steven A. Minter Conference Center of the Cleveland Foundation, 1422 Euclid Avenue, Suite 1300, Cleveland, OH. Empower Cleveland Youth is a community-wide partnership managed by the…

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Urban Watershed Regatta

Ebony Hood pitched her idea for a youth regatta, complete with training and coaching, as a way to expose them to a new form of urban sport that is connected to the environment they live in at Accelerate 2017 Her idea came to fruition on August 10, 2017 with an event for K-12 students.

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Memory Mat

Ava Alexandra Thomas took home $2,000 as a runner-up at Accelerate 2017 for her Memory Mat idea – a¬†personalized do-it-yourself place mat with pictures and phrases that act as memory cues for individuals with Alzheimer’s or dementia and serve as conversation starters for visitors and caregivers. With the Accelerate seed money, Ava purchased an extra…

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Judge Free Moms

Colleen Carter pitched her idea for a¬†platform for mothers from all walks of life to share experiences, learn from others and grow to become even better, without the fear of being judged for the decisions they make. Colleen’s blog has nearly 5,000 followers from almost every state and four countries. Publications like Huffington Post have…

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