Dare2Care, an anti-bullying effort which unites LGBTQ+ and straight youth across Greater Cleveland in the fight to eradicate harassment and intimidation in schools, will become a program of Cleveland Leadership Center beginning January 1, 2018. Dare2Care (D2C) was founded in 2011 by Don Wismer and Liz O’Donnell and had been administered by an independent nonprofit…Read More
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Gregory Hutchings Jr. (LC 2015) announced he will step down as Superintendent of the Shaker Heights City School District at the end of the school year in June. He is returning home to Richmond, VA and to assume the Superintendent role for the Richmond Public Schools. Per a quote in the Cleveland Jewish News, “Shaker has…Read More
The Innovation Mission, a collaborative effort between the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland and the Cleveland Leadership Center to fight poverty, recently announced its first cohort of fellows. Their ideas include helping: Seniors struggling with food insecurity, social isolation and frequent hospital stays. Low-income potential entrepreneurs achieve their dreams. CMSD students increase college matriculation rates. Individuals…Read More
In November 2016, a contingent of Leadership Cleveland alumni and CLC Board and staff members spent a week in Cuba. It was a unique opportunity to travel to a location few Americans have seen, and experience a culture much different than our own through an educational people-to-people exchange. They learned about Cuba’s history, government, educational, recreational,…Read More
Earlier this year, the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland, in partnership with Cleveland Leadership Center, launched The Innovation Mission – a unique fellowship program to address poverty in Cleveland. Through an extensive application and review process, five fellows were selected and announced in late October. They are: Dabney Conwell, Vice president, Benjamin Rose Institute on…Read More