Happy Dog Takes on the World: Stories from the Border- DACA, TPS, and the Future of Immigration

Immigration and asylum are becoming two of the largest – and most controversial – issues worldwide. Political upheaval, displacement crises, changes in border security, and increases in nationalistic viewpoints have limited mobility for those escaping conflict, persecution, and seeking a better life.In the U.S., the Trump administration’s commitment to ending two programs, the Deferred Action for […]

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At a Crossroads: Insight Into the U.S.-Mexico Relationship

Cleveland Committee on Foreign Relations events are for CCFR members only. Richard Miles is the Director of the U.S.-Mexico Futures Initiative at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. Following the election of the Mexican populist Andrés Manuel López Obrador as president, and with increasing tensions along the U.S.-Mexico border, Miles will join CCFR to discuss […]

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Jóvenes en Acción 2018

Jóvenes en Acción Host a Student from Mexico! July 21, 2018—August 2, 2018 The Cleveland Council on World Affairs is seeking internationally-minded families to host high-achieving high school students from Mexico.  Students will engage in programming during week days focused on entrepreneurship and empowering tomorrow’s leaders. This is a wonderful opportunity for families to have […]

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Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative

The YLAI Professional Fellowship Program will bring 250 business and social entrepreneurs from Latin America and the Caribbean to the United States in October 2017, to collaborate with their counterparts in businesses and civil society organizations in 24 cities across the United States. As one of these 24 “City Hubs,” Cleveland will welcome 10 fellows […]

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Jóvenes en Acción – Host a Student from Mexico

The Cleveland Council on World Affairs is seeking internationally-minded families to host high-achieving high school students from Mexico!  Students will engage in programming focused on entrepreneurship, the environment,  and empowering tomorrow’s leaders. The students are in Cleveland as a part of Jóvenes en Acción (Youth in Action) program that provides high school students from Mexico the opportunity […]

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Episode 16: Mexico: A Strategic Ally of the United States

Guest: Ambassador Earl Anthony Wayne Ambassador Wayne joined CCWA to discussed the strategic importance of the United States’ relations with Mexico. Wayne served as U.S. Ambassador to Mexico from 2011 to 2015, where he focused on promoting U.S. commercial interests and growing trade between the two nations. In addition, Wayne was Ambassador to Argentina from […]

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Happy Dog Takes on the World: On Building Walls and Bridges- The Future of U.S.-Mexico Relations

Since the end of the 19th century,  U.S. and Mexico have enjoyed a strong relationship characterized by close diplomatic and economic ties along their nearly 2,000 mile shared border. Mexico and the U.S. are key partners when it comes to trade as well as immigration. The U.S. is Mexico’s top trade partner with more than […]

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Entrepreneurship: Expanding the Small Business Network of the Americas

Visitors from Chile, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico and Venezuela will examine the impact of American small businesses on the local, regional, national and global economies.  Of particular focus will be: public-private partnerships and the variety of mechanisms to assist small businesses with capital, credit, training, and support at the federal, state, local and grassroots levels; trends in […]

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