Purple America is a national initiative of Values-in-Action Foundation to re-focus the American conversation to a civil, productive and respectful dialogue around our American shared values.
Values-in-Action Foundation empowers students and adults to build communities of kindness, caring and respect through programs that teach, promote, and provide skills and tools to enable individuals to make positive values-based decisions every day. To learn more about Project Love, our school-based, character-development initiative of Values-in-Action Foundation, visit www.viafdn.org
Ronayne is the president of University Circle Inc., a premiere urban district in Cleveland. Since joining UCI, he has raised more than $30 million for community initiatives such as UCI’s Bring Back Euclid Avenue campaign, UCI education programs and University Circle’s new visitor center and destination marketing programs. In addition to his overseeing community development for the University Circle education, medical, and arts hub. He also oversees the University Circle Police Department and is Chairman of the Holden Parks Trust, a member of CEOs for Cities, the American Planning Association, and numerous local boards and foundations. Ronayne was recipient of the Dean’s Distinguished Alumni Award for the Cleveland State University College of Urban Affairs where he holds a Masters of Urban Planning, Design, and Development. He received his undergraduate degree in business from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.