Getting our Babies to College 101

Getting our Babies to College 101 Jowan Smith 2017 Finalist Educating for Tomorrow Presented in partnership with: October 4, 2018 Jowan won $1,000 in the Urban League Growth Plan pitch competition last night. She is currently providing programming in five school districts and has a contract with the Lorain Correctional Institution. In collaboration with Rosie…

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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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Stokes Civic Leadership Institute Fellows named

Thirty-eight rising and established community leaders will examine critical problems facing our community and develop collaborative leadership skills to address those issues in the coming year as part of the newly created Stokes Civic Leadership Institute (Stokes CLI). Stokes CLI is a collaboration between the Cleveland Leadership Center and Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C®). The program…

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KinderKits

Families Building Future Leaders Ben Colas 2016 Winner Educating for Tomorrow category Presented in partnership with: As a kindergarten teacher in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District, Ben Colas was surprised that the vast majority of children entering his classroom were unprepared for school, and knowing that those who enter behind, stay behind, he was inspired…

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