Accelerate 2022 update: Second Chance’s Gretchen

Second Chance’s Gretchen Marianne Steele & Lauren Voinovich 2022 Finalist Quality of Life category Presented in partnership with:   ORIGINAL PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Second Chance is a revolutionary start-up recycling tracking service developed using an expansive database of UPC and QR product codes that informs consumers of the recycling status of an item based on the…

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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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Eight CLC alumni make Crain’s Newsmakers of The Year

Half of the Crain’s Cleveland Business‘ Newsmakers of the Year 2021 are CLC alums. The list is a recognition of, “the people behind the biggest stories of the year…” Justin Bibb (Look Up 2004) Paul Dolan (LC 2001) Marcia Fudge (LC 1995) David Gilbert (LC 2001) John Morikis (LC 2013) Gina Vernaci (LC 2011) Kristin…

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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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Cleveland Mayoral Debate: Voters First

Cleveland Mayoral Debate: Voters First Virtual Forum Monday, October 11, 2021 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. After months of campaigning, the results of the September primary elections have narrowed seven candidates down to two. On Tuesday, November 2, 2021 Clevelanders will have a chance to cast their votes for their city’s next mayor. The City…

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