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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Career Closet: More than a Wardrobe

Career Closet Shayla Ivezzy 2017 Finalist Economic & Workforce Development category Presented in partnership with: February 19, 2018 Shayla was featured in a WISH Cleveland blog post about Accelerate as a previous finalist who is bringing her project to life and helping under-served youth on their paths to careers. In less than one year, workshops…

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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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