CLC expands programming to reach legacy leaders

New fellow will engage transitioning professionals in community needs Cleveland Leadership Center is expanding its portfolio of offerings that inspire civic leaders with the creation of a program to meaningfully engage adults who are 50 and older in community issues. Lenora Inez Brown is the Leadership Center’s new Senior Fellow and will work to tap…

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Three alumni recognized as Trailblazers

The National Council of Negro Women – Cuyahoga County Section honored three CLC alumni as part of their 37th Annual Luncheon. Marcella Boyd Cox (CLI 2013, LC 2002), Keniece Grey (Stokes CLI 2018, LookUp 2011), and Marsha Mockabee (LC 2013) were recognized as Trailblazers: women leaders leveraging the power of excellence and influence at the…

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TV20’s recap of Accelerate

Ursula Cottone, 2018 event co-chair, told TV20, “It really helps bring out people who care about civic innovation, and it brings those ideas to life and gives people the opportunity to share those ideas and fund them to go forward and make them a reality in the city.” The clip also features: Last year’s winner…

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Black Girl in the CLE take on Accelerate

Dawn Rivers, recently intrigued by pitch competitions, attended Accelerate last week and wrote a blog post describing her experience. “Each of the ideas I saw pitched were well thought out and executed. This only made me more determined to take my business to the stage. Look out Cleveland, here I come!” Read the full post…

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Feb 22 Sound of Ideas featuring Accelerate presenters

Just over 12 hours after their pitch on the big stage at Accelerate winner Tory Coats, finalists Keisha Johnson Chambers, Christopher Scott and Gina VanCant, along with last year’s winner Jeremy Langham, headed over the WCPN 90.3 studios for an on-air chat with show host Mike McIntyre. McIntyre co-emceed the event alongside Micki Byrnes of WKYC….

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