Economic Revitalization through Public-Private Partnerships

In this European regional project, visitors from Croatia, Czech Republic, Italy, the Netherlands, and Poland will be traveling to Cleveland to learn how Northeast Ohio is contributing to public-private partnerships in local economic development, including business, infrastructure development, energy, environment, education, and tourism. Meetings with local businesses, government agencies, and non-profit organizations will examine how […]

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Improving the Management of Municipal Sold Waste: A Project for Indonesia

Waste management systems are not something that is typically thought of when considering human services, yet it is critically important to any city’s infrastructure. The government of Solo City in Indonesia has been under immense pressure to improve its waste management functions and government officials will be exploring creative solutions to this topic while in […]

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Community Connections Belarus: Expanding Civic Participation

In September, CCWA welcomes 10 nonprofit professionals from Belarus who are here to examine the topic of expanding civic participation and how public-private partnerships, in conjunction with community engagement, fuel a city’s growth and development. This will be the third consecutive year CCWA has hosted this program through USAID and World Learning. A critical component for the success […]

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Changemakers: The Impact of Social Entrepreneurship in the U.S.

Social enterprise combines philanthropy and profit by drawing upon business techniques to solve social problems. In the midst of an “urban renaissance” and facing the need to address social challenges in the City, Cleveland has established initiatives and institutions that focus on bringing sustainable change through social enterprise. Beginning with the Cleveland Foundation, the world’s […]

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