No Ceiling | Summer Education & Event Series For Young Professionals #DiverseCityCLE

Party with a Purpose

Live music, refreshments, and thought-provoking conversations. That’s what young professionals will experience this summer at Main Library in downtown Cleveland. We’re launching a new outdoor series called No Ceiling on the last Friday of the month starting May 27 from 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. From May to September, young professionals will meet up in the Eastman Reading Garden for networking and engaging deep-dive discussions about mental health, social justice, culture, and more.

No registration or tickets are required. Events take place rain or shine on the last Friday of each month from May through September. In case of inclement weather, we’ll head indoors to the Indoor Reading Garden on the first floor of the Louis Stokes Wing.

Mental Health & Music

A deep dive discussion around mental health concerns in Cleveland, including stigma, statistics, and testimonials. Guest presenter: Archie Green, rapper, and producer from Cleveland.

Friday, May 27 | 5:30 – 8:30pm
Main Library, Eastman Reading Garden


Thrive with Pride

An engaging conversation to raise awareness and inspire action around concerns in the LGBTQ+ community including homelessness and alarming levels of violence against transgender people.

Friday, June 24 | 5:30 – 8:30pm
Main Library, Eastman Reading Garden


Money, Power, Respect

Meet leaders shaping Cleveland’s future in the areas of technological innovation, investing, stocks, crypto and more! Could you be among the first to launch Ohio’s own Silicon Valley?

Friday, July 29, 2022 | 5:30 – 8:30pm
Main Library, Eastman Reading Garde
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Serious Business: From Side Hustle to Main Gig

Calling all young entrepreneurs to get serious about your business, it is time to take your business from side hustle to the main gig. Join the Library for an opportunity to network with other business owners, while discovering local resources that can help simplify your business development needs.
Friday, August 26 from 5:30 – 8:30pm
Main Library, Eastman Reading Garden


A Celebration of Heritage

Celebrate Latinx culture and cuisine while learning about some of the main issues concerning the local Hispanic community and how you can help.
Friday, September 30 | 5:30 – 8:30pm
Main Library, Eastman Reading Garden


DiverseCITY Cleveland is the Library’s series of conversations that matter to our community along with civics courses, educational opportunities, and social justice actions and events relevant to local and national efforts.

For recommended reads, visit cplorg.bigscoots-staging.com/Diversecity.