Accelerate 2017’s Jowan Smith selected for JumpStart’s Core City Impact Program

Jowan Smith was one of five entrepreneurs selected to participate in the next cohort of JumpStart Inc.’s Core City Impact Program. According to Jumpstart’s website, the “12-week business assistance program is designed to drive economic impact in the city of Cleveland by helping individuals overcome obstacles to entrepreneurship through hands-on advising and industry-specific mentoring.” The…

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LC at 40: Lifting local leaders

“The mission of creating more civic-minded leaders in tune with the pulse of what ails the community and what it needs to thrive and support its citizenry, seems to be working,” Crain’s Cleveland Business writes about Leadership Cleveland as the program marks its 40th anniversary. Read it online (Crain’s subscription required) or download a pdf….

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Give interns meaning, not just work

“Your college interns are increasingly likely to be your future employees,” writes CLC President and CEO Marianne Crosley in Smart Business Magazine. “… How can you increase the odds those offers will be accepted? Make them aware of opportunities to be involved in the community, and in your company’s own civic agenda.” Read her column to…

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Alumni tapped for Cleveland Journalism Hall of Fame

Two Leadership Cleveland alumni have been selected as 2017 inductees into The Press Club of Cleveland Journalism Hall of Fame: Joe Frolik (LC 2011, LC2 2012) and Russ Mitchell (LC 2014) will be inducted November 2 along with four other journalists. Here’s the announcement from The Press Club: Mark your calendar for Thursday, Nov. 2…

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Leadership Cleveland Class of 2018 named

The Cleveland Leadership Center has selected a new class of diverse leaders from a wide variety of public companies, private business enterprises, nonprofit and public-sector institutions to participate in the Leadership Cleveland Class of 2018. Leadership Cleveland is an intensive 10-month program that empowers recognized, senior-level leaders with additional knowledge, skills and relationships to advance…

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