Stokes Civic Leadership Institute Fellows named

Thirty-eight rising and established community leaders will examine critical problems facing our community and develop collaborative leadership skills to address those issues in the coming year as part of the newly created Stokes Civic Leadership Institute (Stokes CLI). Stokes CLI is a collaboration between the Cleveland Leadership Center and Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C®). The program…

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Feahnle & Martin highlighted for empowering and elevating CLE women

Shibani Faehnle (CBB 2015) and Amy Martin (LC 2018) were recently featured on Cleveland.com for their work with SheintheCLE.com. “When Amy Martin told her friend Shibani Faehnle that she had bought but never done anything with the domain name SheintheCLE.com, Faehnle replied that not only were they going to launch an online community for women, they were…

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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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Ohio City Clean Up and Green Up Day

Steve Roberts pitched his idea for an Ohio City clean up day at Accelerate 2015. After the event, he worked with Ohio City, Inc. to organize a group of neighborhood volunteers to clean up Ohio City. Steve saw his vision become reality on May 9, 2015 with the Ohio City Clean UP and Green Up…

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