Our international exchanges convene students and emerging leaders from around the world and facilitate global conversations with Clevelanders about how to improve our communities through action, innovation and collaboration.
The Cleveland Council on World Affairs is a nationally recognized leader in creating meaningful international exchange experiences complete with engaging professional meetings, home hosting experiences, and memorable cultural activities. We welcome over 400 international visitors from around the world to Cleveland each year through various U.S. Department of State and custom exchange opportunities.
Dinner Hosting: Combating Illegal Fishing off the Coasts and in Lakes of Africa
CCWA is looking for internationally minded individuals and families to host international exchange participants for dinner on June 17. Participants are in Cleveland on an exchange project called Combating Illegal Fishing off the Coasts and…
Jóvenes en Acción: Mexico Youth Program
This summer CCWA is hosting 25 high school students from Mexico on a program called Jóvenes en Acción. Each weekday the students are engaged in workshops and programming on leadership and social entrepreneurship. We are…
Updates & Information
Check for updates as we post additional opportunities throughout the year.
Volunteer as a home hospitality dinner host! For more information, please email Andrew Kovach at email@example.com or Maria Garcia-Olalla at firstname.lastname@example.org
INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGES | WELCOMING THE WORLD TO CLEVELAND
Last year, we welcomed visitors from 121 countries: