Collaboration with Sisters of Charity Foundation featured

The Innovation Mission, a collaborative effort between the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland and the Cleveland Leadership Center to fight poverty, recently announced its first cohort of fellows. Their ideas include helping: Seniors struggling with food insecurity, social isolation and frequent hospital stays. Low-income potential entrepreneurs achieve their dreams. CMSD students increase college matriculation rates. Individuals…

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CLC alumni leading the charge for Ohio CDC of The Year

Executive Director Jeff Verespej (CBB 2013; former Leadership Council Chair) and Director, Marketing and Development, Jason Powers (CBB 2016) are making great things happen in Old Brooklyn and their efforts have been recognized. Old Brooklyn Community Development Corporation recently won the “CDC of The Year” Award from the Ohio CDC Association at the statewide organization’s…

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CBB 2012 Leadership Action Project still going strong

One of the Cleveland Bridge Builders Class of 2012 Leadership Action Project (LAP) teams worked with The Up Side of Downs (USOD) to create a Down Syndrome day in the City of Cleveland. On Thursday, October 12, 2017, they will host their fourth Cleveland Down Syndrome Day. At 9:00 a.m. there will be a tree planting in…

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LC at 40: Lifting local leaders

“The mission of creating more civic-minded leaders in tune with the pulse of what ails the community and what it needs to thrive and support its citizenry, seems to be working,” Crain’s Cleveland Business writes about Leadership Cleveland as the program marks its 40th anniversary. Read it online (Crain’s subscription required) or download a pdf….

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