‘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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Marianne Crosley and a host of CLC alumni honored

The following twelve alumni and CLC’s very own Marianne Crosley made Crain’s Cleveland Business’ 2019 Notable Women in Nonprofits list. Linda Uveges (LC 2020) Jill Snyder (LC 2009) Brianna Schultz (CBB 2011) Erika Rudin-Luria (LC 2020) Debra Pence-Meyenberg (CBB 2019) Caitie Milcinovic (CBB 2016) Carolina Masri  (CLI 2016) Patricia LoPresti (LC 2016) Natalie Leek-Nelson (LC 2010) Susanna…

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Peter Kageyama to keynote August 16 leadership conference

Expert on cities among presenters on pressing community issues Peter Kageyama, an internationally recognized community development expert and author of “For the Love of Cities” and “Love Where You Live,” will deliver keynote remarks in Cleveland on August 16, 2018, at the Cleveland Leadership Center’s second biennial leadership conference. The “We are Cleveland: Leading for…

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Youth pop-up shop is winning civic pitch at Accelerate

5 finalists win prizes at event presented by CLC and Citizens Bank Tory Coats’ idea to help youth create pop-up shops in city neighborhoods was voted the winning civic pitch by the audience Wednesday night, February 21, at Accelerate: Citizens Make Change, an annual competition presented by Citizens Bank and Cleveland Leadership Center. Coats will receive…

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