Director of (i)Cleveland and college programs named

Nicholas Aylward has been named Director of (i)Cleveland at the Cleveland Leadership Center. Aylward, who begins at CLC January 10, will be responsible for managing (i)Cleveland programs that attract and retain college students by connecting them to the city’s professional and civic arenas. The (i)Cleveland Summer program engages more than 200 interns, (i)Cleveland Service Breaks…

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Another “big check” for Accelerate 2017’s Jowan Smith

As part of the fourth cohort of Jumpstart’s Core City: Cleveland Impact Program, Jowan Smith pitched her Getting Our Babies To College 101 and snagged a runner-up prize of $2,500. In her profile on the Core City website, she discusses the progress she’s made to date and her plans for expansion next year. Read more…

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Jowan Smith featured in Today’s Family Magazine

“Thinking about sending your kids to college can be stressful, overwhelming, scary, exciting, happy and sad –– all at once sometimes –– but parents can find support, resources and expert advice from Getting Our Babies to College 101. Parents get peer-to-peer advice from Jowan Smith, founder of Getting Our Babies to College 101, through workshops…

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We’re hiring!

Thank you for your interest. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.    Cleveland Leadership Center is looking for its next Director of (i)Cleveland and College Programs. This position is responsible for the successful execution of the (i)Cleveland program, as well as developing and piloting programs and services for college students that will deliver…

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Jowan Smith speaking in Boston

Jowan Smith was selected to speak at WGBH EdForum: Supporting and Engaging Students in the Middle Grades in Boston, MA on September 27, 2017. She will discuss her “Getting Our Babies To College 101” program and share tips on how to help prepare students and parents for the college prep process starting in middle school. According to…

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