What Is Your American Dream? Nana Takyi-Micah

“I arrived in the United States from Ghana in 2010 to pursue my education at Hiram College. As an incoming freshman, I realized how difficult it was to find Ghanaian or African foods in the local grocery stores. So I decided to create a company that makes authentic African sauces, spices and snacks. That’s how … Continued Read More

What Is Your American Dream? Joe Marinucci

“My American Dream started in 1956 when I came from Italy to the United States. I was two years old. My uncle lived in the Little Italy neighborhood of Cleveland and he sponsored our entry to the US and helped my father secure his first job in a copper smelting plant. It was easy to … Continued Read More

From Cleveland to Eretz Israel, Eretz Beit Shean

By Joe Cimperman, President of Global Cleveland    There is a story in the Old Testament about the journey to the Promised Land. When Moses and the Israelites were ready to go through the Red Sea, the waters parted and the fleeing community was able to make it through on dry passage. Scholars of the … Continued Read More

Cleveland Public Theatre Presents… American Dreams

American Dreams By Leila Buck. Directed & Developed by Tamilla Woodard. What if a game show controlled who receives the “ultimate prize:” U.S. citizenship? Cleveland Public Theatre (CPT) is proud to present the world premiere of American Dreams. The production is onstage from now through  March 3, 2018, in CPT’s James Levin Theatre. About the … Continued Read More

Refugee Improv Among 25 Civic Ideas at Accelerate 2018

Audience to vote on winner TONIGHT! A creative plan to use interactive improv to educate people about the global refugee crisis is one of 25 civic pitches that will be presented at Accelerate 2018: Citizens Make Change, tonight Wednesday, February 21, 2018. The civic pitch event is presented by the Cleveland Leadership Center and Citizens … Continued Read More

Explore and Learn About the Latest Opportunities for Doing Business with India

The Consulate Generale of India, NY, India Ohio Chamber of Commerce,  and Ariel International Center invite you to explore and learn about the latest opportunities for Doing Business with India.  Join us Thursday, February 22, 2018 • 3:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Ariel International Center this event is free, but registration is required. Click here to register!   … Continued Read More

Immigrant Business Spotlight: Walker’s Meats

Adding Asian flavors to the West Side Market, One tasty morsel at a Time   Change comes slowly to the West Side Market-one of the largest and oldest public markets in America– but at a pace Jungsoon An can abide. She’s one of only a handful of Asian vendors at the bustling arcade, so you … Continued Read More

Guest Blog: Belfast, A City Under Construction

Written by Alexa Fedynsky    With my love of the Titanic I knew I had to go to Belfast. After finding a cheap flight on Google Flights, I knew that had to be the first international destination of my trip. I spent the weeks before reading about what to see—I knew about the Titanic and … Continued Read More

Meet Our Community Navigator: Eunice Cabrera

My name is Eunice Cabrera, Transitions Assistant- Aspire Program at Cuyahoga Community College. Our program serve approximately 1, 200 immigrants and refugees with English classes and Transition Services. My main responsibility as Transition Assistant is to assist students who are interested in attending college, find employment and/or get information about resources and services in the … Continued Read More

What Is Your American Dream? Radhika Reddy

As we celebrate the opening of American Dreams earlier this month at Cleveland Public Theatre, we’re spending time learning about the American dreams of those in our community. Even a few that have come true. This week we feature entrepreneur, real estate developer and philanthropist Radhika Reddy, Founder & Partner of Ariel Ventures, LLC, who has spent … Continued Read More

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