Latch & Learn

Latch & Learn Gina VanCant & Kendra Valton 2018 Finalists Health & Wellness category Presented in partnership with: August 27, 2018 Gina VanCant and Kendra Valton won $2,000 at Accelerate for their Latch & Learn pitch for their vision to educate expectant moms about the benefits of breastfeeding. They are currently working on a pilot…

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First Year Cleveland: Working Together to Save Babies

By Bernadette Kerrigan, Executive Director, First Year Cleveland An August 2018 cleveland.com editorial piece noted, “The good news is that preliminary work to tackle this problem [of infant mortality] by First Year Cleveland — an unprecedented local public-private coalition of elected officials, hospitals, religious institutions, medical providers, educators and health researchers — is making inroads….

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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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Puerto Rico service trip featured on Cleveland 19 News

The spot highlighted the work the group did, the work that remains and how you can help. In his interview, Michael Jeans (LC 2016) reinforced that message, “I would say there’s a lot more work to do. If there was a message that we were asked to bring back or maybe that bubbles up and…

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WVIZ reports on Puerto Rico mission

Ideastream senior host and producer Rick Jackson interviewed CLC’s Marianne Crosley and Karla Wludyga about the recent humanitarian mission to Puerto Rico. CLC and The City Club of Cleveland organized a mission of 28 Clevelanders, including several families, to do hands-on relief work, learn what still needs to be done, and meet with the island’s…

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