Healthcare Management in the U.S.

Physicians and public healthcare proponents from Ukraine will be in Northeast Ohio to foster connections with some of Cleveland’s world-renowned public and private healthcare systems. Visitors will seek to better understand public health policy development in the U.S. as well as specific health research relating to cancer treatment and pediatrics. Additional topics include state-sponsored medical […]

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Addressing the Needs of Underserved and At-Risk Youth

CCWA will host visitors representing nine countries from throughout Latin America here to examine primary prevention programs for at-risk youth and family support strategies. While Cleveland youth face a number of health disparities, poverty, and violence, visitors will meet with emerging leaders and educators who are creating positive change among at-risk youth. Meetings and program […]

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Women as Drivers of Social and Economic Change

International visitors from Central and South America will travel to Cleveland to gain an understanding of the contributions of women leaders throughout the community. Visitors will explore the role of women leaders in various sectors ranging from public services to private programs. Visitors will also examine trends in leadership training, public-private partnerships, social entrepreneurship, and […]

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Volunteerism and Civic Action

International visitors from Bahrain, Barbados, Israel, Malaysia, Nepal, Poland, Tunisia and Vietnam will travel to Cleveland to examine the impact of volunteerism in the U.S. and the role that social media plays in the volunteer efforts. Visitors will engage with several volunteer-based organizations addressing the  needs for underserved groups, homelessness, and youth outreach. Visitors will […]

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21st Century Changemakers: Strengthening American Corners Programming in the Face of Global Change

Librarians and American Corners managers from Belarus, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Poland, Slovakia, and Ukraine will be in Cleveland to explore best practices in library management and strategies for promoting media literacy and civil society. Throughout their program in Northeast Ohio, visitors will meet with the Cleveland Public Library, Cuyahoga County Public Library, The […]

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Building Civil Society: Strategies for NGO Growth and Sustainability

Visitors from Brazil will travel to Cleveland to explore the diversity of the non-profit sector in the U.S. and the dynamic relationships between business, government, and non-governmental organizations. In order to gain insight into nonprofit management and capacity building, visitors will engage in a workshop in addition to meetings with the Cleveland Foundation, Urban League, […]

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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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Ending Gender-Based Violence

International visitors will travel to Cleveland to review best practices in providing care to victims of violence and the legal process for prosecuting and trying domestic violence cases in court. Meetings and in-depth discussions with social service agencies, healthcare facilities, law enforcement, and domestic relations courts will highlight efforts to prevent gender-based violence and enhance […]

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Transparency and Accountability in Government (Regional Project)

CCWA will be hosting local government officials, civil society leaders, policy analysts, and journalists from Latin America on a project exploring efforts to improve public transparency. The program will outline the role and structure of ethics in government in the United States, similarities and differences in approaches of ethical conduct between government and the private […]

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Transparency and Accountability in Government (A Project for Malaysia)

CCWA will be hosting visitors from Malaysia on a program to outline the role and structure of ethics in government in the United States, similarities and differences in approaches of ethical conduct between government and the private sector in the U.S., and the effect of transparency on trade, investment, and economic development. One specific area […]

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