Lizzy Huang a Stop the Hate® award winner

Lizzy Huang (LookUp 2022) is one of the Honorable Mentions in the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage’s Stop the Hate® contest which, “celebrates Northeast Ohio students committed to creating a more accepting, inclusive society by standing up and speaking out against bias and bigotry.” Lizzy will receive a $1,000 cash prize and her school, Shaker…

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Two alums recognized as 2022 Women of Achievement

Ann Klotz (LC 2006) and Sondra Miller (LC2 2017, LC 2016, CLI 2011, CBB 2008) will be honored alongside six other “Powerhouses of Progress” at YWCA’s 46th annual Women of Achievement awards ceremony. The live, televised event will take place Thursday, May 26 at 7:00 p.m. on WKYC Channel 3. See the full list >

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Accelerate 2022 update: Connecting Cleveland

Connecting Cleveland Michael Bustamante 2022 Finalist Authentic Cleveland Experiences category Presented in partnership with:    ORIGINAL PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Connecting Cleveland is an interactive traveling diversity and inclusion exhibit that aims to spark a lifelong journey of cultural humility. The exhibit will foster empathy and connection by guiding attendees through a self-examination journey exploring intrapersonal and…

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Monthly list of anti-racism resources: March 2022

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. Challenge: Stand Against Racism Challenge, YWCA Greater Cleveland Event: Survivors Fear: A Conversation on Sexual Assault, DiversCITY Cleveland by Cleveland Public Library Event: Philanthropy Equity: Making…

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Accelerate 2022 update: IGNITE with Light

IGNITE with Light Alysha Ellis & SIR Evans 2022 Presenter Economic Prosperity category Presented in partnership with:       ORIGINAL PROJECT DESCRIPTION: IGNITE with Light is a collaborative partnership to strengthen the Northeast Ohio entrepreneurial ecosystem by connecting business leaders and entrepreneurs with local organizations and collegiate groups that support and serve small businesses…

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