Welcoming Week Celebrates Cleveland’s Past and Future

  Global Cleveland invites residents of Northeast Ohio to celebrate Welcoming Week, September 15 to 24, by participating in events and activities that recognize the region’s immigrant heritage and the cultures shaping our future. Welcoming Week is celebrated each fall by hundreds of communities coast to coast under the guidance of Welcoming America, a non-profit … Continued

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A Grand Welcome For Our International Students This Saturday!

Time for a grand welcome for our international students Hundreds of international students are expected to descend upon InterCLE 2017 Saturday, September 9, at the Global Center for Health Innovation. Northeast Ohio’s international students, an economic force waiting to be tapped, are being invited to a first-of-its-kind event September 9 at the Global Center for … Continued

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Marian Wright Edelman Wins 2017 Inamori Ethics Prize

Marian Wright Edelman, advocate for children’s rights and the disadvantaged, chosen for 2017 Inamori Ethics Prize A Washington Post profile of Marian Wright Edelman describes a scene from 1967 in which she, as a 27-year-old civil rights attorney, led Sen. Robert F. Kennedy through the Mississippi Delta to meet sharecroppers. She wanted him to see their dire … Continued

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Good Read: The 82nd Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards

Good Read: The 82nd Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards Karan Mahajan & the Professional Book Nerds Podcast   Now in its 82nd year, the Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards remain the only American book prize focusing on works that address racism and equity. Administered by the Cleveland Foundation, the awards have broadened their horizon in recent years to recognize … Continued

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Community Partner: The Cleveland Leadership Center

Leadership Cleveland trains young leaders, too   The Cleveland Leadership Center is known for its programs that give senior- and mid-career leaders the knowledge and skills to enhance their community impact, such as Leadership Cleveland and Cleveland Bridge Builders. But the nonprofit center, a Global Cleveland community partner, extends its civic training to emerging leaders … Continued

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There’s Much “The Land” Can Learn from the Holy Land

A trip to Israel, sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Cleveland, was eye opening and life changing.  By Joe Cimperman   Last week, a group of non-profit leaders, through the insight and support of Tom and Joan Adler and the Jewish Federation of Cleveland, learned about a most beautiful, historic, epic, spirit filled, and complicated … Continued

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My Immigration Story

How I met my wife, fell in love and got my green card. Thanks America! By Neil Singh I am not new to the immigration process. My parents migrated from the Island of Fiji in the Pacific to Australia when I was two and then eventually to New Zealand, where they settled. As a result, … Continued

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Ohio’s First African American Entrepreneurship Conference

Join business and community leaders at the Presidents’ Council conference The Presidents’ Council Business Conference on August 21-22 is presented in collaboration with Downtown Cleveland Alliance and the Commission on Economic Inclusion.
It is a unique opportunity to directly engage with those who share in The Presidents’ Council mission of closing gaps that negatively impact minority … Continued

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