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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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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Accelerate 2017’s Jeremy Langham on WKYC

2017 Accelerate winner Jeremy Langham and Brittany O’Connor of Citizens Bank were guests on WKYC Channel 3 – Cleveland‘s Lakeside Today on Wednesday, November 29, 2017. They discussed why anyone with an idea to improve our community should apply to pitch at Accelerate 2018. Applications are due by the end of the day on Monday, December…

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Accelerate applications due Monday!

Applications for Accelerate 2018: Citizens Make Change, presented in partnership with Citizens’ Bank, are open through December 4, 2017. Any individual in Northeast Ohio who has an idea to improve the community can submit an application. Twenty-five, five presenters in five categories, will be selected to pitch their idea at the event. The winner of each category wins…

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