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Rock the Red Jacket Gala

The 24th Annual Rock the Red Jacket Gala has been canceled. Thank you for your understanding and continued support of our AmeriCorps members and their work to support the students of Cleveland.


The Rock the Red Jacket Gala scheduled for Friday, May 15, 2020 has been canceled. 

This years theme of the Gala was Creating Future Leaders Through Service. We were excited to present featured speaker, City Year Cleveland alumnus, Eric Wobser, inaugural member of the Cleveland Executive Fellowship Program and current City Manager of Sandusky, Ohio. Click here for a special video message from Eric!

We want to express our deepest gratitude to our sponsors who have continued to support City Year Cleveland during these challenging times.

  • Tata Consultancy Services
  • Cognizant
  • Nordstrom
  • KeyBank
  • Grant Thornton
  • The Third Federal Foundation
  • Collin & Linda Knisley
  • The Albert M. Higley Company
  • Cleveland State University
  • Greater Cleveland Partnership
  • Capital Acceleration Partners
  • The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company
  • Ken Till
  • Kate Brown

The Rock the Red Jacket Gala ensures that students in under-resourced schools receive a high-quality education that prepares them with the skills and mindsets to thrive and contribute to their community. Now more than ever, students need the support of their City Year AmeriCorps members. Thank you for making it all possible!


Event Details
  • Event location
  • Event date Friday, May 15, 2020
  • Event time 6:00 pm EST
National Strategic Partners
  • AbbVie logo
  • Comcast NBC/ Universal logo
  • Deloitte logo
  • New York Life Foundation logo
  • Red Nose Day logo
National Partners
  • Bain Capital logo
  • Bank of America logo
  • Celanese logo
  • NFL Inspire Change logo
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