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Date(s) - 06/20/2013
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Neighborhood Leadership Institute (inside the former United Methodist Church)

Youth from the city of East Cleveland, the near West Side, and Slavic Village are participating in Mikva’s Challenge, where Democracy is a VERB. This Neighborhood Leadership Institute and MyCom sponsored program aims at helping youth recognize their voice and elevate that voice by becoming civically engaged through the electoral process, policy making and speech competition. The competition will allow youth to present their speeches based on community issues. Judging panel includes: Mayor Norton of East Cleveland, Lisa Bottoms of The Cleveland Foundation and more. 1st place : $100, 2nd place: $50, 3rd place: $25. Open and Free to the public