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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Accelerate pitch featured in Cleveland Jewish News

Katie Kohn, who will pitch her “Forest City Adventures” idea at Accelerate: Citizens Make Change on February 21, 2018 was featured in the Cleveland Jewish News. Through Forest City Adventures, Katie wants to create world-class outdoor programs that cultivate adaptive leadership skills of diverse high school students, enabling them to understand and thrive in complex…

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Marilyn Mobley appointed to national higher ed committee

Marilyn Mobley (LC 2010, CLC Board Member), has been appointed to the Higher Education Committee of 50 (a.k.a. Forward50), a committee formed by the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA). According to a release by NASFAA, “This national committee will be comprised of forward-thinking higher education leaders who will spend the next year…

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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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Gregory Hutchings Jr. headed to Richmond

Gregory Hutchings Jr. (LC 2015) announced he will step down as Superintendent of the Shaker Heights City School District at the end of the school year in June. He is returning home to Richmond, VA and to assume the Superintendent role for the Richmond Public Schools. Per a quote in the Cleveland Jewish News, “Shaker has…

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