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2018 Youth Speak Out Judges
Antoinette M. Baker

Tai-Chi Chan

Jessica Cohen
Jewish Federation of Cleveland

James Gutierrez, MD, FACP
Cleveland Clinic

Eduardo Kim
Thompson Hine

George Koussa
Margaret W. Wong & Associates

Monyka Price
City of Cleveland

Cecilia Render
Nordson Corporation Foundation

Phyllis Harris
LGBT Center of Greater Cleveland

Cynthia Norwood
The ARC Greater Cleveland

2018 Youth Sing Out Judges

Leilani Barrett
Professional Actor

Clint Holley
Well Made Music

Kathryn Metz, Ph.D.
Oberlin College

Jeff Niesel
Scene Magazine

Sheffia Dooley Randall
Playhouse Square

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