1,000 Ties

1,000 Ties Jowan Smith 2020 Winner Community Change category Presented in partnership with:    PROJECT DESCRIPTION: The 1,000 Ties etiquette program educates inner-city males ages 6-21 on dining etiquette, tying a tie, communication skills, grooming, sportsmanship, proper dress, the art of being a gentleman, and how to be the best version of themselves. Keep up…

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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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LC alumna and Accelerate 2019 winners to be honored by Global Cleveland

Valarie McCall (LC ’07) has been named  Global Cleveland’s Volunteer of the Year and Karson Baldwin and Israel Kambomba (Accelerate 2019 winners) are their 2019 Youth Leader Award winners for their work through Onè Respè. They’ll receive their awards at Global Cleveland’s annual meeting which will take place on December 12 from 7:30-9:00 a.m. at…

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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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Hope Worldwide features Karson Baldwin’s Accelerate win

HOPE worldwide posted a brief article, “NYAC Member Wins Civic Engagement Event!: Teen refugee program is winning civic pitch at Accelerate”, about Karson Baldwin and Israel Kambomba’s winning pitch to build buddy relationships among refugee and non-refugee students at Accelerate 2019: Citizens Make Change. Karson serves on HOPE Worldwide’s National Youth Advisory Council (NYAC). See the…

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