Social Entrepreneurship

This program, with visitors from Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan, will examine the rise of social entrepreneurship in the U.S. and how innovation can drive social and environmental change. Meetings will examine the concept of social entrepreneurship, as well as government initiatives that support civic engagement and innovation. Through examination of successful models of social entrepreneurship, […]

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2014 Annual Meeting

Our annual celebration of the previous year’s accomplishments and action will feature a keynote from University President Barbara Snyder, who will address a range of issues affecting global education and engagement. Barbara R. Snyder became president of Case Western Reserve University on July 1, 2007. Prior to that she served as Executive Vice President and […]

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Promoting Social Change Through the Arts

Visitors from multiple regions will visit Cleveland to examine the arts and artistic expression in the United States as a vehicle for promoting social change in communities. Visits to established art centers as well as to smaller, community-supported arts programs will help to illustrate the various ways in which the arts can convey identity, creativity, […]

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Diversity and Multiculturalism in the United States

CCWA will host an IVLP group from nine different African countries to examine multiculturalism in the U.S. In addition to focusing on the protection of human and civil rights, the group will also learn about engaging with at-risk youth and learning how to build NGOs to provide services for minority communities. International Visitors Program  Each […]

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Youth Entrepreneurship

An IVLP group from Yemen will highlight the social, economic, and political factors that influence and encourage the advancement of private enterprise in the U.S. Meetings, site visits, and hands-on activities will feature public, private, and cooperative efforts that support and facilitate small business development. The group will also discuss methods to improve entrepreneurial skills […]

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Globalizing Counterinsurgency and Policing in the Middle East

For more than a decade, wars on terror, popular events, and security crackdowns have dominated news from the Middle East. How does policing operate in such a context? What has become of counterinsurgency? And how do these tactics affect our own government? Happy Dog on Detroit Ave. plays host to this event, jointly-presented by NOCMES […]

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Public-Private Partnerships for Economic Improvement

An IVLP group from Azerbaijan will visit Cleveland to learn how business organizations in the U.S. strengthen cooperation between government and business for the improvement of the business environment. The visitors will also look at coordinated strategies business organizations use for informing law makers of policy concerns, and how they receive feedback from their government […]

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