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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Traveling Internationally for Student Recruitment

 Global Cleveland caught up with George Burke, who is currently traveling abroad and working to connect international students to opportunities to study in the United States. Where will you be traveling? I am traveling from Sept 11-Sept 30. I will be in Chennai, Bangalore, Ahmedabad, and Mumbai, India; Dhaka, Bangladesh; and Kathmandu, Nepal What meetings … Continued

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Dan Hanson and CAP donates computers to Thomas Jefferson International Newcomers Academy

The volunteers of Computers Assisting People (CAP) were happy to donate 30 PCs to International Newcomers Academy at Thomas Jefferson. Since the mid-90’s, CAP volunteers have donated almost 20,000 PCs (and countless printers, routers, scanners, etc.) to almost 500 Cleveland non-profits and schools. CAP realizes that the information technology age has divided the world into … Continued

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Visiting Cuba

Before visiting Cuba, I read three books on the rich history and almost the complete Lonely Planet guide to the island. Even with the prep and extensive experience in Latin American countries, Cuba surprised me. Cuba is like no other country and certainly a world away from Cleveland. Much of Cuba feels like walking onto … Continued

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Global Cleveland + Tech Elevator Work Together to Bring Opportunities in Technology to Immigrants in our Region

Stop by a Fall Open House to get Program Details! With thousands of open technology jobs in Northeast Ohio, it’s more important than ever that we’re providing resources and accessibility to programs that upskill our workforce. Tech Elevator is Cleveland’s Coding Bootcamp teaching students how to code and get ahead in their career by providing … Continued

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Jessica’s Trip to Europe

Buenos Dias, Bonjour, Hallo, Hej! Greetings from Global Cleveland, where I am excited to return after a trip through Europe. Via countless buses and trains, two ferries, and one flight I managed to visit six countries in just a few weeks.

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National Passport Awareness Month

The Department of State has declared September National Passport Awareness Month. This is because over the next two years, nearly 49 million passports are set to expire and government officials are expecting a flood of renewal requests. Passport Awareness Month encourages U.S. citizens to think about renewing their current passports or to apply for the … Continued

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