Giving Tuesday

At Global Cleveland, we pursue an uncommon quest. We try to attract immigrants to Cleveland and help them to pursue the American dream. We do this because we need their energy and we need their skills to repopulate our city and to compete in the global economy. With anti-immigrant hostility rising nationally, our work has … Continued

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First International Pitch Contest Reveals a World of Ideas

  Can I charge my cell phone just by walking? Lizeth Fuentes Cervantes of Mexico believes you can. Her company, Inergia, has developed a portable knee-charger designed to generate power as you hike or stroll. How do I keep track of everything everyone tells me at the doctor’s office? PlainDoc might have the answer. The … Continued

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DESCENDANTS OF DISPLACED PERSONS OFFERED NEW GLIMPSE INTO THEIR IMMIGRANT ROOTS

The U.S. Holocaust Museum and Cleveland’s Ukrainian Museum Archives partner to create a searchable database that will be presented October 24. If your family emigrated to Greater Cleveland from Europe after World War II, chances are they came from a Displaced Persons Camp. These were temporary settlements that housed millions of people uprooted by the … Continued

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DESCENDANTS OF DISPLACED PERSONS OFFERED NEW GLIMPSE INTO THEIR IMMIGRANT ROOTS

The U.S. Holocaust Museum and Cleveland’s Ukrainian Museum Archives partnered to create a searchable database of Displaced Persons camps. It will be presented October 24 at the Slovenian National Home.  Cleveland, Ohio, October 10, 2017 – If your family emigrated to Greater Cleveland from Europe after World War II, chances are they came from a … Continued

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Outdated Immigration System No Longer Works

At a Chautauqua-style forum in Chagrin Falls, experts discussed the tensions raised by immigration issues–and why immigration reform is badly needed.   By Aaron Davis   America has changed remarkably since the 1960s, but our immigration system remains much the same–a collection of policies and laws designed for a different era. That was a key … Continued

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It Can Be Done: US Immigration Policy Today

Global Employer Summit: Realizing the Untapped Potential of Global Talent in NEO Expert Strategies + Global Talent = A World-Class Cleveland May 31, 2017 US Immigration Policy Today Jon Baselice, Director of US Immigration Policy, US Chamber of Commerce Immigration reform will be tough, “but it can be done,” said Jon Baselice, Director of US … Continued

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The Global Economy & Northeast Ohio Business

Global Employer Summit: Realizing the Untapped Potential of Global Talent in NEO Expert Strategies + Global Talent = A World-Class Cleveland May 31, 2017   Panel Discussion: The Global Economy & Northeast Ohio Business Moderator: Elizabeth McIntyre, Editor and Publisher, Crain’s Cleveland Business Jack Schron, President, Jergens, Inc., and member, Cuyahoga County Council Dr. Nizar … Continued

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International Talent as a Regional Economic Driver

Global Employer Summit: Realizing the Untapped Potential of Global Talent in NEO Expert Strategies + Global Talent = A World-Class Cleveland May 31, 2017   Panel Discussion: International Talent as a Regional Economic Driver Moderator: Tracey Nichols, Director of Economic Development, City of Cleveland Dr. Giovanni Piedimonte, Chairman, Cleveland Clinic Pediatric Institute; Physician-in-Chief, Cleveland Clinic’s … Continued

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