Accelerate accepting civic pitches

Deadline November 30 to submit ideas to improve region Individuals who have great ideas to improve the region can submit those ideas to compete in Accelerate: Citizens Make Change, a civic pitch competition scheduled for Wednesday, February 27, 2019. The annual competition, presented by the Cleveland Leadership Center in partnership with Citizens Bank, provides seed…

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Peter Kageyama to keynote August 16 leadership conference

Expert on cities among presenters on pressing community issues Peter Kageyama, an internationally recognized community development expert and author of “For the Love of Cities” and “Love Where You Live,” will deliver keynote remarks in Cleveland on August 16, 2018, at the Cleveland Leadership Center’s second biennial leadership conference. The “We are Cleveland: Leading for…

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MLB.com blog post mentions CLC service trip

A recent article on MLB.com’s blog included the CLC service projects as part of their highlight of the Puerto Rico Series’ give back initiatives. The article highlighted the myriad service projects in which MLB, and the two teams took part. While in Puerto Rico, CLC alumni and their families helped with reforestation efforts and aided…

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Stokes CLI public safety dialogue featured on Cleveland.com

The community dialogue was featured as one of a number of events for Reentry Awareness Week. Join the Stokes Civic Leadership Institue Fellows & Cuyahoga Community College for a panel discussion about The Ohio Neighborhood Safety, Drug Treatment, and Rehabilitation Amendment. Panelists include Crystal Bryant, the Director of the Office of Reentry, DaMareo Cooper, the…

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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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