Accelerate accepting civic pitches

December 2 deadline to submit ideas to improve region Individuals who have great ideas to improve Northeast Ohio can submit those ideas to compete in Accelerate: Citizens Make Change, a civic pitch competition scheduled for Thursday, February 27, 2020. The annual competition, presented by the Cleveland Leadership Center (CLC) in partnership with Citizens Bank, provides…

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Queens Banquet

Queens Banquet Jacci Hammer 2019 Presenter Economic & Workforce Development category Presented in partnership with:     October 11, 2019 Jacci is equipping women who have been stuck – many with PTSD issues and anxiety – with the resources to “Step Up” through the arts. She has teamed up with T’Neisha Coates – wife of…

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Stores @ Storer

Stores @ Storer Guillermo (Will) Sanchez 2019 Presenter Economic & Workforce Development category Presented in partnership with:     October 10, 2019 Will have been turning his vision to use arts as a vehicle to reinvigorate the Storer Avenue area into a reality. Gallery Reopening & New Art Venture Location La Cosecha Galeria, 5404 Storer…

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FreshWater covers the “indelible mark on Cleveland” Accelerate has made

“Since the first event was held in 2015, the Accelerate: Citizens Make Change civic pitch competition has definitely made an indelible mark on Cleveland. It’s seen in the two “Give Boxes” installed in Central and North Collinwood—designed to give residents Little Free Pantry-style access to necessities like non-perishable goods and personal care items. (Three more boxes will be debuting this…

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Hear the Accelerate winners and finalists on The Sound of Ideas

Just 12 hours after pitching their dreams in front of 500 people and winning money to bring those dreams to life, the Accelerate winners and runners-up chatted with Mike McIntyre on Thursday morning’s The Sound of Ideas on 90.3 WCPN. Hear more about their ideas, plans, and Accelerate experiences. Order of interviews are: Karson Baldwin…

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