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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Dare2Care featured by Cleveland.com

Cleveland.com covered the October 2018 Dare2Care workshop at Lakewood High School. Dare2Care (now called Dare2Lead) is a school-based anti-bullying program that creates sustainable advancements toward the vision of communities free of harassment, brutality, and indifference. Chris Brookholt, a Lakewood High School English teacher who took part in the Dare2Care event, shared in the article, “Once you…

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Teen anti-bullying workshop October 12

Students, educators from 10 area schools involved Teen leaders and educators will be trained to combat harassment and intimidation in schools during a workshop on Friday, Oct. 12 from 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. at Lawrence School on Olde 8 Road in Sagamore Hills. The Dare2Care workshop is a component of the Look Up To…

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TV20’s recap of Accelerate

Ursula Cottone, 2018 event co-chair, told TV20, “It really helps bring out people who care about civic innovation, and it brings those ideas to life and gives people the opportunity to share those ideas and fund them to go forward and make them a reality in the city.” The clip also features: Last year’s winner…

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Accelerate 2018 winning pitch on Cleveland 19 News

Tory Coats was interviewed about his winning Accelerate pitch on Cleveland 19 News on Wednesday, March 7. He spoke with reporter Sara Goldenberg about his plans to work with teens on creating pop-up shops to transform Cleveland neighborhoods and help them become entrepreneurs. CLC President and CEO Marianne Crosley spoke about how Accelerate gives voice…

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