Day After Day, Immigrants Told Us What They Love About Cleveland

‘Cleveland that I love’ With the month of June being celebrated nationally as Immigrant Heritage Month, it’s a good time to recognize the unique and exceptional stories that immigrants and international newcomers carry with them. Thousands of immigrants and refugees have relocated to Northeast Ohio in recent years. The journeys of each of these individuals … Continued

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Why We Celebrated Immigrant Heritage Year

By Joe Cimperman, President of Global Cleveland We live in a great time in a great city in a great nation. I don’t think this or feel this because of an ad campaign, I know this because every single day I see the power of Newcomers and the power of those native born when the … Continued

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Global Employer Summit Revealed Paths to the Global Economy

The global economy is accelerating rapidly and local employers need to join it. That means targeting global markets and hiring the kind of talent that can succeed in diverse business climates. That means becoming a global employer. Those were key messages to emerge at the inaugural Global Employer Summit, which Global Cleveland hosted May 31 … Continued

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Join Us For Eastern European Stories June 14th!

During Immigrant Heritage Month, we invite you to join us for Cleveland’s Global Voices: Eastern European Stories Wed., June 14, 6-9pm at the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage. Eastern European culture is part of the “backbone” of Cleveland and represents one of the first waves of newcomers to our community. Celebrate this rich cultural legacy and the … Continued

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Community Partner: Refugee Services Collaborative

Community Partner: Refugee Services Collaborative The topic of refugee resettlement has frequently been in the news for the past few months. With so much public attention on the subject, it may be difficult to find a trustworthy and accurate source of information that truly reflects the lives and plight of refugees. The Refugee Services Collaborative … Continued

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Why The Global Employer Summit is A Must Attend Event!

With only a few weeks from our first Global Employer Summit, our President, Joe Cimperman, explains what attendees can expect and why this Summit is such a valuable event to Cleveland’s top employers. For Joe, the impetus for creating the Summit was obvious: “Our job at Global Cleveland is trifold: We exist to welcome, attract and … Continued

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Global Cleveland Holds Workshop to Explain The Hiring Process to International Students

The Cleveland State University students who gathered recently at the offices of Global Cleveland represented nearly a dozen nations. More important to Cleveland employers, they represented as many technical fields—from mathematics to computer programming to mechanical engineering. In pursuing advanced degrees, they were honing skills in short supply in the local economy. Yet all voiced … Continued

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City of Cleveland Host Delegates from Sister City Rouen

The City of Cleveland maintains robust Sister City relationships all across the world.  Our 22 Sister Cities include locales as diverse as Taipei (Taiwan) , Lima (Peru), Bratislava (Slovakia), and Ibadan (Nigeria).  Partnerships between Cleveland and our Sister Cities are based on three guiding principles; creating economic development opportunities, raising cultural awareness, and facilitating educational … Continued

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A Letter From The Heart To Global Cleveland

After spending such a great time in Cleveland and taking everything in, Goran and I want to thank you for your hospitality and friendship. We were very inspired by your kindness and culture. It was very special to see how art can transform into advocacy and result in meeting like-minded people. Having lunch at your … Continued

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