Karen Gahl-Mills to leave CAC for Chicago opportunities

Karen Gahl-Mills (LC 2011) will step down from her role as CEO and executive director of Cuyahoga Arts & Culture on June 7, 2018. According to a Crain’s Cleveland Business article, “Gahl-Mills, who has held the role for the last eight years…plans to consult and teach in Chicago. She has taught at Indiana University and…

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CLC, City Club taking humanitarian, civic mission to Puerto Rico

Cleveland Leadership Center and The City Club of Cleveland are taking a group of 28 Clevelanders to Puerto Rico April 15-19, 2018, where they will assist with hurricane relief efforts, meet with top government and community leaders, and attend baseball games between the Cleveland Indians and Minnesota Twins. Participants will: Engage in service projects to…

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Michael Byun named Executive Director of ACRS

The Board of Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS) has named Michael Byun (LC 2017) as Executive Director, effective December 2018. According to an International Examiner article, “Over his 25-year career, Byun has worked in issues including health disparities, social justice and immigrant and refugee issues, particularly among AAPIs. He serves on many local, state…

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YWCA to honor several CLC alumni

The YWCA of Greater Cleveland will recognize several CLC alumni with 2018 Women of Professional Excellence Awards and Distinguished Young Woman Awards. The CLC alumni to be recipients of the¬† 2018 Women of Professional Excellence Award are: Diana Del Rosario (LC 2011) Roshonda Smith¬†(CLI 2016) Cathryn Greenwald (CLI 2014) Chesley Cheatham (CBB 2016) Read the…

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City Year Cleveland to honor Police Chief Calvin Williams

City Year Cleveland will recognize City of Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams (LC 2017) by awarding him City Year’s highest honor, Idealist of the Year, on April 26, 2018 at the Rock the Red Jacket Gala. According to City Year’s event page for the gala, “Chief Williams and City Year Cleveland share a love for…

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