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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Accelerate accepting civic pitches

December 2 deadline to submit ideas to improve region Individuals who have great ideas to improve Northeast Ohio can submit those ideas to compete in Accelerate: Citizens Make Change, a civic pitch competition scheduled for Thursday, February 27, 2020. The annual competition, presented by the Cleveland Leadership Center (CLC) in partnership with Citizens Bank, provides…

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Teen Entrepreneur Pop-Up Shops

Teen Entrepreneur Pop-Up Shops Tory Coats 2018 Winner Economic & Workforce Development category Presented in partnership with: Keep up to date with the Teen Enterprise and the Dare 2 Believe Young Entrepreneur Pop Up Shops on their website, and by following them on Facebook and Instagram. October 10, 2019 Since winning Accelerate, Teen Enterprise continues…

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The Innovation Mission: Penny Smith

The Cleveland Leadership Center was proud to partner with the Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland on The Innovation Mission, a fellowship that supports local experts with groundbreaking ideas to break the cycle of poverty. Since Fall 2017, five fellows have developed their ideas and created programs to implement in Cleveland and potentially scale nationwide….

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Cleveland Codes

Cleveland Codes Matt Fieldman 2015 Winner Economic Development category Keep up to date with Cleveland Codes on their website, by following them on Twitter. September 9, 2018 The Plain Dealer shared some of Cleveland Codes‘ success stories as part of their “Pathways to Prosperity” series which explores “ways schools, businesses and organizations are or aren’t preparing students…

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