OTHER BROWN GIRL

OTHER BROWN GIRL Jing Lauengco 2021 Technovation Winner Presented in partnership with: ORIGINAL PITCH DESCRIPTION: OTHER BROWN GIRL (OBG) is a Brown-owned, woman-owned social impact community storytelling platform that encourages WOMEN of CULTURE leading COLORFUL + CREATIVE LIVES to spark deeper diversity conversations through design + digital storytelling. Through the OBG brand, website, blog, podcast,…

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Cle 4 Me Tours

Cle 4 Me Tours (Pitched as A Soulful Tour of Cleveland) Shana Black 2020 Finalist Authentic Cleveland Experiences category Presented in partnership with: PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Through a unique tour, attendees will visit various Black-owned businesses and urban spaces that are often overlooked, learn about the neighborhoods, and receive a list of resources, events and additional…

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Anti-Racism Resources 3/11/2021

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. Book: “Zakari Goes to College” by Jowan Smith TV show: “Soul of a Nation” by ABC News Podcast:…

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Read Like Me

Read Like Me Sara Kidner 2021 Winner Educating for Tomorrow Presented in partnership with: PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Read Like Me is a literacy and role model initiative providing internships to young Black males to help address the reading achievement gap in Black male students in grades 3-5. Hired mentors will work with local elementary schools to…

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Black literacy initiative wins civic pitch competition

Technology pitch for multiculturalism also wins prize at Accelerate A  literacy and role model initiative for young Black males was voted the winning pitch by a virtual audience Thursday night (February 25) at the seventh annual Accelerate: Citizens Make Change civic pitch competition presented by the Cleveland Leadership Center in partnership with Citizens. Sara Kidner…

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