Seeking neighborhood leaders: Neighborhood Leadership Institute provides tools for community advocates

Jan 05, 2016
Published on The Akronist Program seeks new members, deadline is Jan. 8  Do you have an idea for improving your neighborhood, but need the tools and connections to accomplish this? If so,...

Akron-area leadership training opportunities have upcoming deadlines

Jan 05, 2016
Published in the Akron Beacon Journal and on Several Akron-area leadership community training opportunities have deadlines coming up this month for applications. They are: •The Women’s...

An evening with our family

Dec 14, 2015
The United Way of Summit County joined Akron Public Schools (APS) by supporting An Evening with Our Family fundraising event held Sunday, December 13, 2015, at Portage Country Club in Akron, Ohio....

United Way's Jim Mullen turns lens to Summit County's challenges

Nov 22, 2015
Published in Crain's Cleveland/Akron   By DAN SHINGLER Editor’s note: This is a recap of the Leadership Akron Alumni group's most recent event from its Leadership on Main series, which offers a...

Jim Mullen: End poverty by first ending hopelessness

Nov 11, 2015
Published in the Akron Beacon Journal and on This is hopelessness. You didn’t become poor, you were born poor. As were your parents and probably their parents before them. Being poor, you...

Bridges Summit County to offer trainer certification seminars

Oct 22, 2015
Monday, November 16 – Wednesday November 18, 2015 Join the collective effort to break the cycle of generational poverty in our community. Become a Certified Bridges Trainer. Bridges Trainer...