Founder of Latino Cleveland, Myra has worked tirelessly to give a voice to entrepreneurs and creatives in the Latino Community. Her Impact Award allowed for weekly web shows which support the growth of the Northeast Ohio Hispanic community, bridge the gap between the Hispanic and Non-Hispanics, and fulfill the need for innovative bilingual Hispanic-centered media. 

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Inspired by her late grandmother’s legacy, Malaz is converting a campervan into a mobile storytelling studio, called Habboba. Habboba is a vehicle (literally!) for transformation to our communities, and a safe space to learn about and from each other. Habobba’s first stop is “Salam” which means “peace” in Arabic. The goal of this series is…

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The Ignite! Emerging Leader Grant was inaugurated in 2020 to help an emerging arts professional undertake projects of their own direction, under the Ingenuity umbrella, with Ingenuity oversight. Emerging Leaders are able to hone their skills on key projects relevant to Ingenuity’s overall mission, expanding Ingenuity’s reach while building resumes and learning the ropes of…

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An Ice cream truck with a fully analog recording studio, splicing communities together through stories, music, and of course, Ice cream!

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The Ignite! Emerging Leader Grant was inaugurated in 2020 to help an emerging arts professional undertake projects of their own direction, under the Ingenuity umbrella, with Ingenuity oversight. Emerging Leaders are able to hone their skills on key projects relevant to Ingenuity’s overall mission, expanding Ingenuity’s reach while building resumes and learning the ropes of…

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Known for his pop-up roller rinks, RollinBuckeyez nonprofit goes far beyond skates and helmets. Kenny creates and provides space that encourages diverse, inter-generational community-building, uninhibited artistic expression, and healthier lifestyle choices. His impact award will enable him to continue to build on this mission and reach further into the communities around us. Come rollerskate with…

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Matt Tyrrell, a video content producer, is working in partnership with us to create monthly Ingenuity Presents videos.  These videos highlight programs and important initiatives that Ingenuity is spearheading.  For example in summer 2020,  Matt had the opportunity to speak with artists working for a change in our community. Check out some of the content…

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AIR 216 is an organization that seeks to enhance the lives of individuals in recovery from long term substance abuse disorder by providing an outlet for creative expression, a network of support, and opportunities for development and growth of inherent artistic ability.  Their goal is to create an environment that encourages mentorship, partnership, and the…

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Cleveland’s 48 Hour Virtual Music Fest began as an online event created to give local performers an opportunity to continue their profession, while also benefitting programs and charities in need of financial support during the early days of pandemic uncertainty. Now in its eleventh month, the festival has become a focal point of pandemic performance…

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Chardonnay Graham is founder of Touch Cleveland, a full service marketing and PR strategy firm that uses their network and knowledge to help entrepreneurs, especially entrepreneurs of color, overcome marketing obstacles and gain knowledge of valuable resources. The Ignite! Impact Award will support Touch’s Unspoken series, a no-nonsense look at challenges, opportunities, and honest conversations…

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