Identity Politics in U.S. Elections: A Project for Canada

The Cleveland Council on World Affairs will be welcoming political operatives, observers, and analysts from Canada for a program entitled “Identity Politics in U.S. Elections”. This will be an exciting time to learn about the United States’ election process, given that visitors will be able witness Election Day firsthand and have an opportunity to participate in […]

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Civil Society Activism: A Project for Mozambique

Creating a healthy multicultural city requires civic engagement to promote ethics, civil rights, and tolerance. That is why the Cleveland Council on World Affairs is proud to welcome visitors from Mozambique for a program entitled “Civil Society Activism” in early November. This program will focus on expanding civil society, promoting democracy, and advancing an engaged […]

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Legislative Professional Fellows Program for India and Pakistan

As an extension of the first cohort of Legislative Professional Fellows from India and Pakistan that CCWA welcomed to Cleveland in May, CCWA will be hosting 4 more LFP fellows for four weeks during the last half of October and the first half of November, 2016. The Legislative Professional Fellows Program brings emerging leaders in the […]

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Grassroots Democracy and Citizen Participation: A Project for Venezuela

The Cleveland Council on World Affairs will be welcoming visitors from Venezuela for a program entitled “Grassroots Democracy and Citizen Participation” in early October. This program will focus on how organizations, individuals, and candidates prepare for and execute campaigns on a grassroots level. The visitors will learn about civic engagement, outreach, and mobilization within the […]

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Episode 10: Jennifer Clinton

  Guest: Jennifer Clinton, President Global Ties, U.S. Jennifer Clinton joined us to discuss Citizen Diplomacy and the role of exchanges in building diplomacy and democracy. Clinton is the President of Global Ties U.S. and has devoted her career to the fields of international education and business because of a deep passion for bridging cultures, people, and […]

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Caribbean Youth Ambassadors Program

CCWA is looking for overnight host families for Caribbean student ambassadors from August 15-26. CCWA will welcome fourteen high school students from Dominica, Bahamas, St. Kitts & Nevis, Guyana, Jamaica, Suriname, Trinidad, and Tobago to Cleveland. Their program focuses on leadership and community development. Students are interested in sharing their culture and meeting American peers. Host […]

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Global Arts Community Performance

Enjoy watching, sharing, and interacting as international visitors showcase their passions for artistic expression at the Global Arts Community Performance! CCWA is excited to welcome an international delegation devoted to empowering youth through the performing arts! Hailing from Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and Africa, this diverse group of artistic professionals ranging from puppeteers to […]

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Information Session: Host a Student from Kosovo

CCWA offers an information session and panel discussion for families interested in hosting a high school student from Kosovo during the 2015-16 school year. Join us to hear about the Kosovo Youth Exchange Program and meet the program manager, current host families and students from Kosovo, and some of our school partners. KYEP is a […]

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International Happy Hour at Downtown Heinen’s

Join three international organizations and visitors from Southeast Asia for a happy hour at the new downtown Heinen’s. Click here to register for this event. Peter Bidal from Heinen’s will introduce us to the expansive wine department of the new store. Guests are able to sample wines from every corner of the world, using Heinen’s 40 […]

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Women’s Rights and Countering Domestic Violence

Cleveland will be hosting 10 visitors from Afghanistan for a program focused on addressing and preventing the issue of violence against women.  Visitors come from a range of fields including law enforcement, civil society, and government.  They will learn best practices on countering domestic abuse, protecting the rights of victims, and exploring initiatives to promote […]

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