Metrics Matter: Getting Our IQ (Immigrant Quotient) Up!

The New American Economy, an organization with whom Global Cleveland is proud to partner, recently produced a report detailing several measurements of cities across the United States and how well those cities welcome newcomers. A few facts first: 1. Studies like this are precisely essential now with the turmoil in policy due to our national … Continued Read More

Guest Blog: Windows to the World

  Growing up as a Croatian-American, I have had the privilege to have my life enriched with culture in every way it can. However, living in the Cleveland area, it isn’t difficult to get a taste for the world right in our city. Between the hundreds of restaurants represented by a variety of nations, to … Continued Read More

How Advocates Can Advance Immigrant Workforce Issues At The State and Local Level

The National Skills Coalition released a new report that gives state and local advocates fresh ideas for advancing policies to improve immigrant access to workforce and adult education services. At the Intersection of Immigration and Skills Policy: A Roadmap to Smart Policies for State and Local Leaders focuses on the fast-growing phenomenon of state Offices … Continued Read More

Meet Carl, Our Immigrant Community Organizer

  Meet Carl Carl is a Jesuit Volunteer who will be helping Global Cleveland lead its volunteer opportunity, Community Navigators. He graduated from Georgetown University in 2018 with a degree in history and a minor in Philosophy. He is a first-generation American and first-generation college student. Both of his parents are immigrants from Jamaica, who … Continued Read More

To Reunion

Reunion is the greatest power and attribute of love. The great Jesuit Pierre Tielhard de Chardin once said, “Everything in the universe everything is programmed and destined to come back to one.” We have seen this challenged and affirmed in extreme measures these past weeks. The cries of children separated from their families on the … Continued Read More

Putting the “I” in the CIFF

                                           The 42nd Cleveland International Film Festival ran this year from April 4 – 15. During that time, more than 105,000 enthusiastic attendees made their way to Tower City Cinemas to see what the fuss … Continued Read More

Business Delegation of The Slovenian Woodworking Companies In The USA

The Slovenian American Business Association (SABA) was founded in Cleveland, Ohio in 2012 with the main objective of providing connections between companies from Slovenia and the US. In addition to these connections SABA is also offering, fee based, market research, market analysis, search for local partners, as well as the organization of visits by economic … Continued Read More

A Drift, A Dream Exhibition

  The A drift, a dream exhibition began with an intersection in a courtyard at my high school reunion with Stacy Zitek, who was a person I started talking with about my further interest in working and engaging International visiting artists with young people in Cleveland Public Schools. Stacy teaches at Thomas Jefferson Newcomers Academy … Continued Read More

Listening to New Americans

Ohio has a rich history of immigrants settling in the state. Their contributions helped build the state’s industrial and commercial strength. Today, new immigrants that call Ohio “home” can be part of our continued economic strength. Ohio’s Office of Opportunities for New Americans and Global Cleveland invite you to participate in a discussion to identify … Continued Read More

Get Out: Everything You Should Be Doing in Cleveland This Weekend (May 9-15)

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