Countering Violent Extremism-Community Strategies

CCWA will host visitors representing five countries from Bangladesh, Egypt, France, Pakistan and Singapore to examine community-based efforts designed to build strong community resistance to violent extremism and promote tolerance, including community policing and prison rehabilitation programs. Visitors will discuss how different sectors of American society work together to resist violent extremism, including government, academia, […]

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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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Promoting Social Change Through the Arts

Using the arts in a constructive manner for positively influencing populations and their behavior can emerge in a variety of ways. CCWA will be welcoming leaders from Algeria, Canada, India, Jamaica, Slovakia, and Suriname for a multi-regional project that will investigate social change through the arts. Participants will explore the geographic, ethnic, and religious diversity […]

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Coalition-Building for NGOs

NGO leaders, human rights activists, civil society proponents, and foundation experts from Pakistan will be in Cleveland to explore government-civil society cooperation and how the non-profit sector promotes positive social change. Meetings, site visits, and volunteer opportunities with Northeast Ohio foundations, direct-service organizations, and NGO experts will illustrate the diversity of nonprofits in the U.S. […]

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Promoting Social Change through the Arts

Using the arts in a constructive manner for positively influencing populations and their behavior can emerge in a variety of ways. CCWA will be welcoming leaders from Afghanistan, Bahamas, Haiti, Indonesia, Israel, Nicaragua, Norway, and Turkey for a multi-regional project that will investigate social change through the arts. Participants will explore the geographic, ethnic, and […]

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