Empowering Youth Through the Performing Arts

Performing artists and art promoters from Jordan, Kuwait, Mauritania, Morocco, Tunisia and Saudi Arabia will be in Cleveland to examine arts-based outreach programs for youth. Meetings and opportunities to observe arts programs with organizations such as Cleveland Public Theatre, the Center for Arts-Inspired Learning, and the Rainey Institute will expose visitors to unique arts initiatives […]

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2018 Spring Model United Nations Conference

CCWA’s Model UN program is a unique, interactive program that brings world affairs alive for students. On March 6-7, 2018, high school students come together to debate international issues at CCWA’s spring conference at Case Western Reserve University. Conference Schedule: OPENING DAY OF THE CONFERENCE 8:00-8:30 Registration 8:30-8:45 Opening Ceremony 8:45-11:00 Committee Session I 11:00-11:30 […]

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Promoting Social Change Through the Arts

Using the arts in a constructive manner for positively influencing populations and their behavior can emerge in a variety of ways. CCWA will be welcoming leaders from Algeria, Canada, India, Jamaica, Slovakia, and Suriname for a multi-regional project that will investigate social change through the arts. Participants will explore the geographic, ethnic, and religious diversity […]

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Model United Nations Conference (middle school)

CCWA’s Model UN program is a unique, interactive program that brings world affairs alive for students. On January 10-11, 2018, middle school students come together to debate international issues at the Henri Pell Junod, Jr. Model UN Conference at John Carroll University. Conference Schedule: OPENING DAY OF THE CONFERENCE 8:30-9:00 Registration 9:00-9:15 Opening Ceremony 9:15-11:15 […]

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Psycho-Social Rehabilitation in the Post-Da’esh Era

This project for mental health practitioners, educators, art therapists, and Ministry officials from Iraq, will examine U.S. strategies to address the needs of youth suffering from post-traumatic stress disorders (PTSD) and shock. Visitors will meet with those support services directly working with youth who have been exposed to trauma in Cleveland, including: FrontLine Trauma Serivces, […]

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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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Youth Leadership

Cleveland Council on World Affairs will have an opportunity to host 10 Bulgarian youth leaders, including journalists, youth ambassadors, and government-affiliated youth program officers. While in Cleveland the delegation will explore the impact of youth leadership and civic education programs with an emphasis on at-risk youth. By engaging with a wide variety of young adults, […]

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Promoting Social Change through the Arts

Using the arts in a constructive manner for positively influencing populations and their behavior can emerge in a variety of ways. CCWA will be welcoming leaders from Afghanistan, Bahamas, Haiti, Indonesia, Israel, Nicaragua, Norway, and Turkey for a multi-regional project that will investigate social change through the arts. Participants will explore the geographic, ethnic, and […]

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