We Strengthen Our City By Welcoming Our World

Learn More About Global Cleveland

Global Cleveland was formed in 2011 to advance the unity, solidarity, and collective community-building among international newcomers.

Global Cleveland Celebrates 10 Years of Service

Global Cleveland's Mission

To grow Northeast Ohio’s economy by welcoming and connecting international people to opportunities and fostering a more inviting community for those seeking a place to call home.

Who Do We Serve?

Immigrants
Refugees
International Students
Secondary Migrants
Expats
Organizations & Individuals Who Welcome Newcomers

Global Cleveland's Vision and Goals

Embrace and Cultivate a Culture of Inclusion and Shared Prosperity

Cleveland boasts a rich cultural heritage and Global Cleveland will foster collaboration and support between all cultures and Greater Cleveland residents.

Transform Cleveland into an International Hub of Innovation

Growing and tapping into Cleveland’s powerful economic ecosystem provides opportunities for individuals from around the world to learn, build, grow, and flourish.

Set the Table for Internationalization and Economic Growth

Promote globalization and regional prosperity through the active engagement of individuals, civic, cultural, corporate, faith-based, nonprofit, and educational institutions.

Global Cleveland's Staff and Board

Global Cleveland has a diverse, experienced board and staff made up of individuals who are committed to strengthening our city by welcoming our world.

Meet Our Board & Staff