Global Cleveland Alumni: Grant Gravagna

This summer, I had the incredible honor of serving as a research associate at Global Cleveland. I couldn’t be more grateful to have had the chance. Over the course of a quick three months, this job opened my eyes to a number of the region’s individuals and organizations that had previously been unknown to me … Continued

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Rock The Pitch

Rock The Pitch‘s primary focus is to help create a layer of support for early stage entrepreneurs and small businesses, whom we refer to as “The Grinders”. By doing this, we hope to create a polished, smarter, and more prepared entrepreneur, allowing us to collaborate with other local funding opportunities and agencies to help these … Continued

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Bi- National Convergence at the US/Mexico Border

18. 18 people affiliated with the InterReligious Task Force on Central America (IRTF), traveled to the desert in Nogales, a town which straddles Arizona and Sonora earlier this month. IRTF is a Cleveland based non-profit founded by people of conscience and faith after the martyrdom of two Cleveland women in El Salvador by U.S. trained … Continued

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Next Generation Latino Leadership Program

Hispanics In Philanthropy (HIP) is pleased to announce the launch of the 2017 cohort of the Next Generation Latino Philanthropy Leadership Program, supported by the Cleveland Foundation and the American Express Foundation. Applications now open to emerging Latino leaders through November 18, 2016 The year-long fellowship provides an opportunity for emerging leaders to gain the … Continued

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Our Immigrant Communities Today: Refugees Welcome

Global Cleveland and The Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage present: Our Immigrant Communities Today: Refugees Welcome? From America’s undocumented immigrant population of 11 million to the Syrian refugee crisis, to the growing demand for employment visas for skilled workers, the immigration debate puts our economy, our borders and our communities under the microscope. This presidential … Continued

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Global Cleveland Welcomes New Americans during One World Day

The Cleveland Cultural Gardens, a string of 29 gardens, are amongst the greatest gems of our great city, located along Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd and the adjacent East Blvd. On August 28, 2016,  the 71st annual One World Day Celebration was held, presented by Cleveland City Councilman Kevin Conwell. Throughout the day thousands of … Continued

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Who We Are

Often when I come to work and encounter Clevelanders who have travelled thousands of miles and 3 lifetimes to get here the words of Winston Churchill come to the fore: “You will make all kinds of mistakes, but as long as you are generous and true and also fierce, you cannot hurt the world or … Continued

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Legal Aid Helps Diverse Audience

Since 1905, The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland has provided high-quality free legal services to low-income clients. Legal Aid has met the changing needs of clients over the past 111 years. All of Legal Aid’s clients are low-income and vulnerable. Among those clients, Legal Aid has a long history of representing immigrant and non-English speaking … Continued

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