‘1,000 Ties’ project wins civic pitch competition

Technology, nonprofit pitches also recognized at Accelerate   CLEVELAND – A project to teach etiquette and other life skills to youth was voted the winning civic pitch by the audience Thursday night, February 27, at Accelerate: Citizens Make Change, an annual competition presented by the Cleveland Leadership Center with support from Citizens Bank. Jowan Smith,…

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35 civic visionaries to pitch at Accelerate

Audience to vote on winners Feb. 27; tickets on sale now New this year: Technovation competition, Social Venture Partners bigBANG! CLEVELAND – Thirty-five individuals with visions to create positive change in Cleveland will pitch their ideas at Accelerate: Citizens Make Change. The sixth annual civic pitch event will be presented by the Cleveland Leadership Center…

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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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Latch & Learn

Latch & Learn Gina VanCant & Kendra Valton 2018 Finalists Health & Wellness category Presented in partnership with: October 23, 2019 Gina and Kendra recently completed the 14-week SEA Change accelerator program in Columbus. They were selected as one of the finalists to pitch Latch and Learn  on September 11, 2019 and were awarded their…

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Courage to Caregivers

Courage to Caregivers Kristi Horner 2018 Presenter Health & Wellness category Presented in partnership with: Keep up to date with Courage to Caregivers on their website, and by following them on Facebook and Instagram. October 23, 2019 Since presenting at Accelerate almost two years ago, Courage to Caregivers has successfully launched three one-year pilot programs….

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