Guest Blog: My Trip to Madagascar

“Have you seen the movie?” That was usually the first question people asked me about my trip, both before and after. I had not seen the movie so I couldn’t offer a comparison. However, I really didn’t think I would see many cartoonish lemurs dancing in the streets of the capital of Antananarivo, or Tana … Continued Read More

Culture + Community + Culinary Arts = Culture.CLE

Culture.CLE is a nonprofit organization focused on creating a community that values diversity and appreciation for the local immigrant and refugee population by promoting immigrant-owned small businesses. Culture.CLE creates spaces that allow for open conversation and opportunity to comfortably experience other cultures and communities. One of its’ approaches is to bring together groups around food … Continued Read More

Meet Our Newest  Board Member: Colin R. Jennings, Esq.

“Cleveland has always been a City that welcomes newcomers, and it has profited greatly culturally and economically from being open and inclusive.  As a new member of the Global Cleveland Board, I want to make sure that this great tradition remains a core part of our City, and to help facilitate the creation of opportunities … Continued Read More

Ohio City Farm’s 2019 CSA Registration Now Open

Located at Bridge Ave & W 24th St, the Ohio City Farm is Cleveland’s premier urban farm, offering fresh vegetables and herbs as well as added value items such as raw honey, dried spices, and fresh bread all produced on the farm by local refugees using organic methods. One of the best ways to get … Continued Read More

Global Teen Performance Project: Found in Flight

Cleveland Public Theatre in partnership with Thomas Jefferson International Newcomers Academy of the Cleveland Metropolitan School district presents Global Teen Performance Project: Found in Flight March 14 & 15 Teenagers from different corners of the world arrive at the airport ready to travel the globe, reunite with family, and make a new home. Flight delays and … Continued Read More

I Moved to Shanghai to Work for Disney!

I moved abroad to Shanghai, China at the end of August 2018. The decision to work and live abroad in Shanghai was motivated by a job opportunity with The Walt Disney Company. I started working for the company in May 2014 as a performer through the college program at Walt Disney World in Orlando. I … Continued Read More

We Are The Champions

Several weeks ago our community was ranked the number one community in the United States in which to become a fully naturalized US citizen. This A+ grade was given to us by Boundless, a policy shop in Seattle. This is a really big deal; it shows how a geography served by the Northern Ohio Federal … Continued Read More

Volunteers for Professional Connection Program

Among various volunteer opportunities at Global Cleveland, Professional Connection program also includes a volunteering opportunity. Global Cleveland Professional Connection Volunteers are professionals working in Greater Cleveland area, from a variety of industries and with unique backgrounds. Their rich experience and thoughtful insight in their industries are the core asset to this program. When an international … Continued Read More

“Global Cleveland is Excited About 2019”

Every “first of” in a New Year gives all of us a chance to re-energize and dedicate ourselves anew to our passions and vocations. At Global Cleveland we are excited at what 2019 is already bringing. The amount of collaboration between local/county/state government and organizations like ours engaged in welcoming newcomers is at an all … Continued Read More

Connect with Global Cleveland in 2019

There are many ways you can get connected with Global Cleveland – from networking with civic and business leaders to volunteering at a naturalization ceremony. Sign up today!     Naturalization Ceremonies Help support and welcome our newest American citizens on what is of the most important days of their lives.  Interested? Email    Community Navigators … Continued Read More

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