Pledge For Cleveland

We at the Cleveland Leadership Center have joined forces with The City Club of Cleveland, Global Cleveland, Business Volunteers Unlimited, Cleveland Council on World Affairs, and Engage! Cleveland to address racism and inequity in Greater Cleveland. In our Collective Commitment to Cleveland announcement, we called on community members to pledge to promote equity and inclusion…

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Nora Loftus named to the 2020 Women Worth Watching

Nora Loftus (LC 2019, CLI 2014) was recently recognized by the Profiles in Diversity Journal as one of their 2020 Women Worth Watching. According to a release by Frantz Ward, where Nora is a Partner, “The women selected for this award provide change in their workplaces and in the world through contributions and achievements in…

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3 Alumni join GCP Equity & Inclusion division advisory board

Michael Obi (LC 2016), Larry Oscar (LC 2009), and Michelle Tomallo (LC2 2018, LC 2017) recently joined the Greater Cleveland Partnership Equity & Inclusion division’s advisory board. According to the GCP website, the division, “has been working since 2001 to close the racial disparities in jobs, income and wealth, by growing businesses owned by people…

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If I Can See It, I Can Achieve It

If I Can See It, I Can Achieve It Michelle Person 2018 Presenter Educating for Tomorrow Presented in partnership with: November 13, 2018 Michelle wants to promote a love of reading and increase literacy rates among high-risk readers through an interactive platform that highlights books prominently featuring characters of color. Since February, Just Like Me Books…

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Dare2Care featured by Cleveland.com

Cleveland.com covered the October 2018 Dare2Care workshop at Lakewood High School. Dare2Care (now called Dare2Lead) is a school-based anti-bullying program that creates sustainable advancements toward the vision of communities free of harassment, brutality, and indifference. Chris Brookholt, a Lakewood High School English teacher who took part in the Dare2Care event, shared in the article, “Once you…

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