DESCENDANTS OF DISPLACED PERSONS OFFERED NEW GLIMPSE INTO THEIR IMMIGRANT ROOTS

The U.S. Holocaust Museum and Cleveland’s Ukrainian Museum Archives partner to create a searchable database that will be presented October 24. If your family emigrated to Greater Cleveland from Europe after World War II, chances are they came from a Displaced Persons Camp. These were temporary settlements that housed millions of people uprooted by the … Continued

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DESCENDANTS OF DISPLACED PERSONS OFFERED NEW GLIMPSE INTO THEIR IMMIGRANT ROOTS

The U.S. Holocaust Museum and Cleveland’s Ukrainian Museum Archives partnered to create a searchable database of Displaced Persons camps. It will be presented October 24 at the Slovenian National Home.  Cleveland, Ohio, October 10, 2017 – If your family emigrated to Greater Cleveland from Europe after World War II, chances are they came from a … Continued

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Cleveland community leaders call for rapid help, and a warm welcome, for Puerto Ricans in crisis

Cleveland, Ohio, October 9, 2017–The devastation and suffering in Puerto Rico breaks our hearts. Cleveland shares a long and special kinship with the commonwealth. Puerto Ricans are by far our largest Hispanic community. Many of us have friends and family in Puerto Rico, parents and sisters and brothers whom we know are in pain and … Continued

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Because America said Welcome, Loung Ung Came to Cleveland.

By Joe Cimperman   In a time of xenophobia and anti-refugee rhetoric, let’s remember what refugees endured to get here and what they bring to our communities.   Loung Ung is ours. I know she’s a daughter of Cambodia. Because of her books and now her movie, she’s a citizen of the world. But Loung is also a Clevelander, part of the living mural that makes this city so special. If … Continued

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Global Cleveland Benefit Will ‘Celebrate’ Multiculturalism

Global Cleveland invites the community to join us as we recognize the contributions of our immigrant friends and neighbors at our first annual fundraiser, “Celebrate,” November 9 at the Market Garden Brewery Store in Ohio City. The evening, which begins at 5:30 p.m., will honor some visionary people and organizations that are helping to shape … Continued

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International Students Called to Pitch Their Bright Ideas

By Wenzhu Sun Listen up, international students! This is an opportunity for your voices and your ideas to be heard. Through the generous sponsorship of the Burton D. Morgan Foundation, Global Cleveland and the Health Tech Corridor are co-hosting an International Student Pitch Showcase November 1 at the Happy Dog at Euclid Tavern. If you … Continued

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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

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