CLC’s efforts to grow CLE’s population highlighted by Cleveland.com

Attracting and retaining young professionals has been a long-standing problem for Northeast Ohio. The 2019 cohort of LC2 Fellows wanted to change that and worked to create partnerships aimed at getting young leaders of the future committed to Cleveland today. Their class year has concluded but their work is being carried forward as CLC seeks…

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Donald Messinger honored by Ohio State Bar Foundation

Donald Messinger (LL 2019, LC 1984) recently received the Ramey Award for Distinguished Community Service from the Ohio State Bar Foundation. According to an article from the Cleveland Jewish News, “The award is presented to an Ohio attorney who exemplifies dedication to public and community service, integrity, honor, courtesy and professionalism.” See the full article…

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Fresh Innovators on WKYC’s We The People

WKYC’s We The People show is hosting a series on the four Fresh Innovators that were honored at Spark 2019: Grit to Great on August 29, 2019. First up was Tom Gill, President of Urban Community School, who was honored for Urban’s innovative approach to providing wrap-around services for their students and families. The segment…

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Onè Respè

Onè Respè Karson Baldwin & Israel Kambomba 2019 Winner Educating for Tomorrow Presented in partnership with: PROJECT DESCRIPTION: A partnership where students at local schools and the Thomas Jefferson International Newcomer’s Academy visit each other’s schools, play, create, and eat together as they share their lives. These friendships cultivate honor and respect for immigrants and…

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Latch & Learn

Latch & Learn Gina VanCant & Kendra Valton 2018 Finalists Health & Wellness category Presented in partnership with: October 23, 2019 Gina and Kendra recently completed the 14-week SEA Change accelerator program in Columbus. They were selected as one of the finalists to pitch Latch and Learn  on September 11, 2019 and were awarded their…

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