Protecting Soft Targets Against Terrorist Attacks

International security and law enforcement agents from Argentina, Denmark, Hong Kong, Kenya, and Luxembourg will be traveling to Cleveland to learn about how this city plans to prevent and respond to terrorist attacks. Meetings with local government agencies, businesses, and organizations will evaluate Cleveland’s terrorism prevention programs and examine efforts to identify and protect soft […]

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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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Combating Trafficking in Persons II

Human trafficking has become a pressing issue in recent years, which has captured the attention of the Interagency Federal Law Enforcement Partnership to Combat Human Trafficking. In order to bring restorative justice to a community plagued by trafficking in persons, CCWA is hosting a project that aims to examine U.S. local, national, and international efforts […]

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Addressing the Needs of Underserved and At-Risk Youth

The economic and civic marginalization of youth populations poses challenges for societies and threatens the stability, security, and prosperity of nations. In support of the 2014 Summit of the Americas and its call for action on continuing and new challenges in the hemisphere, this project will focus on U.S. efforts to expand educational, social, and […]

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Community Policing

CCWA will be hosting a group of officials from Costa Rica, Ecuador, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay and Uruguay to examine community policing practices in both rural and urban areas.  The group will explore the relationship between fighting crime and protecting the rights of the public, including the rights of alleged criminals.  Additionally, their meetings will focus on the […]

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