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Human-Centered Design and Accessible Physical Environments

May 8, 2018 - May 12, 2018

With the global acknowledgment of rights for persons with disabilities at an all-time high, CCWA will be hosting a multi-regional group of eleven company representatives that are dedicated to bettering the lives of people with disabilities. The tour to Cleveland will exhibit support services, education, and health for the disabled as well as laws that correlate with rights of people with disabilities. The visitors will get to see first-hand innovative technology used to enhance the environment for a more accessible life and discuss different designs and constructions that can be implemented to assist individuals overcome barriers that prevent full participation in community life.

International Visitor Leadership (IVLP) Program

Each year, over 300 professionals from around the world visit Northeast Ohio through IVLP. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, these visitors have been identified by U.S. embassies as emerging leaders in their fields. Over 50 Nobel Laureates and 335 current or former Chiefs of State or Heads of Government are alumni of this program.

By connecting with foreign leaders we strengthen Northeast Ohio’s commercial, cultural, and educational ties with the rest of the world. For more information, contact Katie Ferman, Program Officer, at or click here. To get involved as a Citizen Diplomat, click here.


May 8, 2018
May 12, 2018
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(216) 781-3730
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