Black literacy initiative wins civic pitch competition

Technology pitch for multiculturalism also wins prize at Accelerate A  literacy and role model initiative for young Black males was voted the winning pitch by a virtual audience Thursday night (February 25) at the seventh annual Accelerate: Citizens Make Change civic pitch competition presented by the Cleveland Leadership Center in partnership with Citizens. Sara Kidner…

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Last Accelerate finalists selected

6 social entrepreneurs to pitch for grand prize Thursday The field of six finalists in the Accelerate: Citizens Make Change civic pitch competition presented by the Cleveland Leadership Center in partnership with Citizens was completed Wednesday (February 24) with the selection of the last two finalist during this year’s virtual, week-long event. On Thursday, February…

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First two Accelerate finalists named

Pitches for Black artists and early literacy selected on first day of civic pitch competition CLEVELAND – The first two finalists in Accelerate: Citizens Make Change were selected Monday (February 22, 2021) on the first day of day of a week-long virtual event presented by the Cleveland Leadership Center in partnership with Citizens. They are:…

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Six alumni on the 20/30 Club’s 2021 Movers & Shakers

The Cleveland Professional 20/30 Club’s 2021 Northeast Ohio Top 25 Under 35 Movers & Shakers Awards include six CLC alumni. According to a post on the Club’s website, “The Awards recognize 25 young leaders under 35 years of age that have a record of excellence in their work, civic engagement and philanthropic efforts. These individuals…

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Michael Meyer joins The Center for Community Solutions Board

Michael Meyer (CBB 2018) was one of five community leaders recently elected to serve as a Board Member of The Center for Community Solutions – “a nonpartisan think tank focused on solutions to health, social and economic issues. Community Solutions’ efforts are critical to the work and effectiveness of direct service organizations in Northeast Ohio.”…

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