WVIZ reports on Puerto Rico mission

Ideastream senior host and producer Rick Jackson interviewed CLC’s Marianne Crosley and Karla Wludyga about the recent humanitarian mission to Puerto Rico. CLC and The City Club of Cleveland organized a mission of 28 Clevelanders, including several families, to do hands-on relief work, learn what still needs to be done, and meet with the island’s…

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Accelerate presenters collaborate for greater impact

Stephanie Buda of The Kids of 216 and Ali Lukacsy-Love of Give Box Cleveland, both who pitched their ideas at Accelerate, are working together to create the prototype for the many Little Free Pantries that will debut in Cleveland this summer! 11 OSHA-certified Youth Opportunities Unlimited of Cleveland, Ohio employees will build the boxes this June, but anyone can help…

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Akram Boutros steps up to lead an Open Table for A Greater Cleveland

Chris Quinn (LC 2015) is leading the charge at Cleveland.com for A Greater Cleveland’s Open Table project. On Wednesday night, over 250 community members showed up to learn more and find out how they can help. Chris’ LC classmate, Akram Boutros (LC 2015), stepped up to lead a center for the initiative. Read the full…

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LC 2015 members helping Clevelanders get out of poverty

Chris Quinn (LC 2015), President and Editor, Advance Ohio/cleveland.com, enlisted a cadre of his LC classmates to help A Greater Cleveland – a series intended to spark the community to help identify and remove that barriers to success faced by children living in poverty in Cleveland – come up with ways for community members to help….

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Collaboration with Sisters of Charity Foundation featured

The Innovation Mission, a collaborative effort between the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland and the Cleveland Leadership Center to fight poverty, recently announced its first cohort of fellows. Their ideas include helping: Seniors struggling with food insecurity, social isolation and frequent hospital stays. Low-income potential entrepreneurs achieve their dreams. CMSD students increase college matriculation rates. Individuals…

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