Feb 22 Sound of Ideas featuring Accelerate presenters

Just over 12 hours after their pitch on the big stage at Accelerate winner Tory Coats, finalists Keisha Johnson Chambers, Christopher Scott and Gina VanCant, along with last year’s winner Jeremy Langham, headed over the WCPN 90.3 studios for an on-air chat with show host Mike McIntyre. McIntyre co-emceed the event alongside Micki Byrnes of WKYC….

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PD features Accelerate update, preview

The Plain Dealer/cleveland.com featured updates on Accelerate 2017 winner Jeremy Langham (Ironborne Brew Works) and finalist Jowan Smith (Getting Our Babies to College), who have made great progress in implementing their ideas to improve Cleveland. The article also gives a glimpse at the 25 individuals who will share their ideas at Accelerate: Citizens Make Change…

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Civic pitches announced for Accelerate 2018

CLEVELAND – Twenty-five individuals with visions of creating positive change in Cleveland will pitch their ideas at Accelerate 2018: Citizens Make Change, a civic pitch event presented by Citizens Bank and the Cleveland Leadership Center on Wednesday, February 21, 2018, at the Global Center for Health Innovation. Their ideas touch nearly everyone in NEO, offering…

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CBB 2015’s holiday giving featured on Channel 5

Members of the Cleveland Bridge Builders Class of 2015 were featured by News Channel 5 on December 22 for their efforts to help provide holiday gifts to a grieving military family. This effort is part of the annual holiday giving program they began last year. This year, they raised over $11,000 to help eight families…

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Dare2Care anti-bullying program to join CLC

Dare2Care, an anti-bullying effort which unites LGBTQ+ and straight youth across Greater Cleveland in the fight to eradicate harassment and intimidation in schools, will become a program of Cleveland Leadership Center beginning January 1, 2018. Dare2Care (D2C) was founded in 2011 by Don Wismer and Liz O’Donnell and had been administered by an independent nonprofit…

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