Civic visionaries to make pitches at Accelerate

Audience to vote on winners Feb. 27; tickets on sale now 2018 winner returns with Teen Enterprise Pop-Up Shop Individuals with visions of creating positive change in Cleveland will pitch their ideas at Accelerate: Citizens Make Change. The fifth annual civic pitch event will be presented by the Cleveland Leadership Center in partnership with Citizens…

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CLC expands programming to reach legacy leaders

New fellow will engage transitioning professionals in community needs Cleveland Leadership Center is expanding its portfolio of offerings that inspire civic leaders with the creation of a program to meaningfully engage adults who are 50 and older in community issues. Lenora Inez Brown is the Leadership Center’s new Senior Fellow and will work to tap…

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CLC alumni named to Cleveland Fed Community Advisory Council

The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland has created a 15-member Community Advisory Council that includes three CLC alumni: Heidi Gartland (LC2 2013, CLI 2011, LC 2007) Augie Napoli (Stokes CLI 2018, LC 1995) Danny Williams (LC 1993) According to a Crain’s Cleveland Business article, “The council is designed to ‘help inform the bank’s community development…

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CLC, City Club taking humanitarian, civic mission to Puerto Rico

Cleveland Leadership Center and The City Club of Cleveland are taking a group of 28 Clevelanders to Puerto Rico April 15-19, 2018, where they will assist with hurricane relief efforts, meet with top government and community leaders, and attend baseball games between the Cleveland Indians and Minnesota Twins. Participants will: Engage in service projects to…

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TV20’s recap of Accelerate

Ursula Cottone, 2018 event co-chair, told TV20, “It really helps bring out people who care about civic innovation, and it brings those ideas to life and gives people the opportunity to share those ideas and fund them to go forward and make them a reality in the city.” The clip also features: Last year’s winner…

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