Accelerate 2018 finalists to make civic pitches in this year’s competition on Feb. 27

People with visions of creating positive change in Cleveland will pitch their ideas at the fifth annual Accelerate: Citizens Make Change next month.

Individuals and teams will present 28 ideas that touch nearly everyone in Northeast Ohio. The event is open to the public to hear projects that leverage the arts to improve neighborhood connections, and that address issues involving refugees, youth, and people who are homeless. Some ideas use website, podcast and blockchain technology. Presenters range from teenagers to retirees and represent a diversity of backgrounds and experiences.

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Story excerpt provided by The Plain Dealer.

Written by Marcia Pledger.

Originally published January 16, 2019.

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