How We See CLE: Evie DuVernay

How We See CLE is a monthly series showcasing the Cleveland Leadership Center staff’s unique perspective and knowledge of our city.  Evie DuVernay, Director of Look Up To Cleveland What’s the best advice you’ve ever heard?  Someone once told me, “a comfort zone is a wonderful place to live, but nothing ever grows there” and…

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If I could talk to my younger self… with Dr. Akram Boutros

15 minutes with Akram Boutros, MD, FACHE (LC 2015) President & CEO, The MetroHealth System What is a piece of advice you wish somebody told you when you were younger? You should not fear being fired because it is the world guiding you towards your strengths.  For example, a colleague of mine was let go…

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Connect4U

Connect4U Sanjanasri Vedavyas 2020 Finalist Educating for Tomorrow Presented in partnership with: PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Connect4U aspires to equalize opportunity by redirecting the excess of supplies from individuals, schools, and businesses to students and schools in need. Users can then search for the supplies and acquire them at a highly marked down cost. Keep up to…

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Micki Byrnes to receive the 2020 PAN Award

Cleveland Public Theatre will honor Micki Byrnes (LC 2005, CLC Board) with the 2020 PAN Award at their annual Pandemonium fundraising extravaganza on September 12, 2020. Per CPT, the award each year honors an “individual who inspires us with their dedication to the community; one who enlightens and revives our spirits with their leadership.” Learn…

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‘1,000 Ties’ project wins civic pitch competition

Technology, nonprofit pitches also recognized at Accelerate   CLEVELAND – A project to teach etiquette and other life skills to youth was voted the winning civic pitch by the audience Thursday night, February 27, at Accelerate: Citizens Make Change, an annual competition presented by the Cleveland Leadership Center with support from Citizens Bank. Jowan Smith,…

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