Advancing Minority Rights

International visitors from Belgium, France, Kosovo, Russia, Slovenia, Turkey and the United Kingdom will be traveling to Cleveland to examine U.S. and international initiatives for the promotion and protection of human rights of minority communities, and their struggle to gain equal access to educational, economic and healthcare opportunity. Visitors will analyze the legislative frameworks for […]

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Empowering Minority Groups

Four visitors from Moldova will be in the U.S. to explore initiatives to promote and protect human rights; learn about political perspectives on current and pending efforts to ensure minority rights; examine efforts to protect minority youth; and be introduced to programs that promote civic responsibility and assist minority citizens in marginalized communities. International Visitor […]

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Towards a More Safe and Secure World: International Peace and Security

The U.S. Department of State’s Towards a More Safe and Secure World initiative brings more than 80 law enforcement, security, counternarcotic, and judicial officials from around the world to the U.S. to discuss and examine mutual threats to international peace and security. Through this initiative, CCWA will have the opportunity to host visitors from Bangladesh, […]

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Vulnerable Populations and Victims’ Assistance

For over 50 years, Colombia was plagued with armed conflict between the government and guerrilla groups. This conflict led to the loss of at least 50,000 lives. For those who have survived this conflict, there is much to be done in terms of progress and rehabilitation. Colombia has an alarming amount of vulnerable populations that […]

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Advocating for Human and Civil Rights for Minority Communities

Cleveland has a rich history of championing civil rights and diversity. Cleveland’s African-American community has been a dominant force since the early 19th century, leading to Carl Stokes being elected as one of the first African-American mayors in a major U.S. city. Cleveland also has a bright history of defending civil rights in court and […]

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