Community Connections Belarus: Expanding Civic Participation

In September, CCWA welcomes 10 nonprofit professionals from Belarus who are here to examine the topic of expanding civic participation and how public-private partnerships, in conjunction with community engagement, fuel a city’s growth and development. This will be the third consecutive year CCWA has hosted this program through USAID and World Learning. A critical component for the success […]

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Changemakers: The Impact of Social Entrepreneurship in the U.S.

Social enterprise combines philanthropy and profit by drawing upon business techniques to solve social problems. In the midst of an “urban renaissance” and facing the need to address social challenges in the City, Cleveland has established initiatives and institutions that focus on bringing sustainable change through social enterprise. Beginning with the Cleveland Foundation, the world’s […]

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“Third Places” in the U.S. – Sustainable Urban Development

CCWA is pleased to welcome Mr. Sylvain Barfety, an international visitor from France traveling to the United States to learn about sustainable urban development. Specifically, Mr. Barfety will be examining “third places,” a sociological term referring to the social surroundings separate from the two usual social environments of home (“first place”) and the workplace (“second […]

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