Community Partner: FRONT International

70+ International Artist, Curators and Scholars are coming to Cleveland for one Region-Wide Art Project in Summer 2018 FRONT International: Cleveland Triennial for Contemporary Art, is a region-wide exhibition of work by international artists, curators and scholars. In museum spaces and unconventional sites spread across the city, FRONT will be an expansive stage for local … Continued Read More

Philanthropist Albert Ratner Awarded Cleveland Heritage Medal

Cleveland champion Albert Ratner was recently recognized for a lifetime of service to the city with the 2017 Cleveland Heritage Medal. Mr. Ratner, the co-chairman emeritus of Forest City Enterprises and a founder of Global Cleveland, accepted his award September 14 at a ceremony at Cleveland City Hall. Also honored with the Heritage Medal were … Continued Read More

The Big Welcome in Every Language!

It’s Time To Give Our International Students A Grand Welcome By Joe Cimperman   They began arriving on campus last week, nervous and excited and anxious to learn their way around this strange new city. They come from Italy and India and Lithuania. They came from China and Saudi Arabia and Argentina. They came in … Continued Read More

Night Market: Authentically Asian Uniquely Cleveland

Join us for the last Night Market of 2017, September 29th from 5pm-11pm as Global Cleveland president, Joe Cimperman serves as Master of Ceremonies. Night Market Cleveland draws its cultural history from the traditional Asian Night Markets. These roving festivals would highlight unique finds, foods, wears, and entertainment that could be found no where else … Continued Read More

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 Read More

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 Read More

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 Read More

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 Read More

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