Initiative to diversify STEM employees wins Accelerate civic pitch competition

CLEVELAND – An initiative to encourage young women and people of color to pursue careers in technology was voted the winning pitch by an audience Thursday night (February 24) at the 8th annual Accelerate: Citizens Make Change civic pitch competition presented by the Cleveland Leadership Center in partnership with Citizens and other supporters. Accelerate returned…

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FAQ: CLC programs and the application process

Applying to a Cleveland Leadership Center program can be daunting. Which program is best for me? How do I craft the best application? Here are a few tips to make sure you choose the right program and submit your strongest application. Selecting the right program LEADERSHIP CLEVELAND (LC) LC is for those in high-level executive…

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What Do Winning Accelerate Pitches Look Like?

Presented by Citizens, Accelerate is the Cleveland Leadership Center’s annual pitch competition for community members who want to make a positive change in the Northeast Ohio region. Participants can submit a pitch for one of the six different categories.  The winner of the competition receives funding to help launch or grow their innovative ideas.  What…

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Accelerate accepting civic pitches to Dec. 3

Anyone invited to submit ideas to improve region Individuals with visions to improve Northeast Ohio can apply before December 3, 2021, to be part of Accelerate: Citizens Make Change, a civic pitch competition presented by Cleveland Leadership Center in partnership with Citizens. The annual competition provides funding and networking that bring ideas to reality. It…

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10 CLC alumni advance from primary election

Ten CLC alumni advanced from the primary and will appear on ballots across Cuyahoga County for the general election on November 2, 2021. Cleveland Mayor Justin Bibb (LookUp 2004) Kevin Kelley (LC 2009) Cleveland City Council Kerry McCormack (LC 2018, LookUp 2005) – Ward 3 Blaine Griffin (LC2 2015, LC 2014, CLC Board) – Ward…

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