Interfaith Dialogue and Religious Freedom

Home to nearly 1,200 churches, 90 of which are nationality churches, Cleveland is a pluralist community of a diverse-array of faith groups and religious institutions. In this exchange program, a group of religious and community leaders, government officials, and educators from the Near East and North Africa will learn about Cleveland’s experience promoting religious pluralism while […]


Common Ground 2018

On June 24th, you can be a part of an exciting region-wide initiative to explore our community’s power to communicate and connect in order to build a stronger, safer and more dynamic home. Common Ground creates a network of community conversations where residents can meet, share a meal, connect and discuss this year’s theme: “Why […]


CIFF: Conversation with the directors of Letters from Baghdad

CCWA is proud to be a community partner again at this year’s Cleveland International Film Festival. Our partner film, Letters from Baghdad, will be screening on April 7 at 5:35pm and on April 8 at 1:20 pm.  Use the code CCWA when purchasing tickets. A community conversation with the directors of the film, Zeva Oelbaum and […]


Addressing the Needs of Underserved and At-Risk Youth

In June, CCWA welcomes 4 representatives from Venezuela to investigate, explore, and discuss issues relating to at-risk and disadvantaged youth populations. This project will highlight U.S. efforts to expand educational, social, and employment opportunities for these populations while also helping them to avoid crime, violence, substance abuse, and sub-standard academic performance. Participants will have the […]

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