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June 23, 2021

Professor Dennis Young to Join Advisory Board

CIP is excited to announce the addition of Professor Dennis Young to our Advisory Board.
Posted by Melissa Zwick on June 23, 2021 at 1:46 PM in CIPUSA Permalink
May 26, 2021

Meran Rogers on Supporting Students of Color

In honor of Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month, we interviewed Meran Rogers, founder of Global Ambassadors Language Academy (GALA) in Cleveland on how she tackles issues facing people of color in her school community.
Posted by Melissa Zwick on May 26, 2021 at 10:45 AM in CIPUSA Permalink
April 29, 2021

4 Cities 4 Peace Collaboration

4 Cities 4 Peace was created through 4 Sister Cities partnering with each other to create pathways to peace and understanding between Russia and the United States. Portland, Maine and Arkangel, Russia are paired Sister Cities and Cleveland, Ohio and Volgograd, Russia are paired Sister Cities.
Posted by Melissa Zwick on April 29, 2021 at 6:20 PM in CIPUSA Permalink
April 21, 2021

JC and the Kyrgyz

JC, short for Jerry Christensen, fondly recalls the group of 12 Kyrgyz artisans we brought to his "mini-mill" during our Handicraft Small Business program through a Community Connections grant.
Posted by Melissa Zwick on April 21, 2021 at 10:53 PM in CIPUSA Permalink
January 22, 2021

Remembering Doris Schnepf

?Beloved volunteer and friend Doris Schnepf passed away on January 18, 2021 at the age of 93.
Posted by Melissa Zwick on January 22, 2021 at 9:50 AM in CIPUSA Permalink
November 2, 2020

Remembering Ruth Schaffer Schildhouse

"Ruth’s lifelong objective was to promote international understanding and world peace, one person at a time."
Posted by Melissa Zwick on November 2, 2020 at 3:48 PM in CIPUSA Permalink
October 9, 2020

We Are Stronger Together

Posted by Melissa Zwick on October 9, 2020 at 3:28 PM in CIPUSA Permalink
October 9, 2020

Open World Goes Virtual

Posted by Melissa Zwick on October 9, 2020 at 3:25 PM in CIPUSA Permalink
October 8, 2020

COVID-19 Vaccine and Therapy Exchange Program Approved by U.S. Embassy

Posted by Melissa Zwick on October 8, 2020 at 4:53 PM in CIPUSA Permalink
September 4, 2020

Open World alum Nursultan Kubanov honored

A Kyrgyz delegate from CIP's most recent Open World program was awarded a Certificate of Honor from the Minister of Labor and Social Development in Kyrgyzstan for his support of vulnerable families during a two-month lockdown due to the effects of COVID-19.
Posted by Melissa Zwick on September 4, 2020 at 4:49 PM in CIPUSA Permalink
September 4, 2020

Let's Walk Around the World!

Have you been stuck indoors and want to join in on a fun and friendly challenge? You're in luck! The Council of International Fellowship invites YOU to walk around the world!
Posted by Melissa Zwick on September 4, 2020 at 3:57 PM in CIPUSA Permalink
September 4, 2020

Our Request To You: Please Contact your Representatives

Many of you have already reached out to your Representatives, Senators, and the White House after our last request. If you haven't yet, there is still time to fill out these online forms:
Posted by Melissa Zwick on September 4, 2020 at 3:20 PM in CIPUSA Permalink
July 24, 2020

At Home with Kate

Our new series, "At Home with CIP"! While new cases of COVID-19 continue to rise in Cuyahoga county and throughout the United States, working from home has become our new normal. Every month we will invite you into our home offices to show you how CIP is serving you in safety.
Posted by Lindsey Walsh on July 24, 2020 at 1:25 PM in CIPUSA Permalink
July 24, 2020

Exchange Visitor Aggie Flores Maini's Internship with Guayaki

Posted by Lindsey Walsh on July 24, 2020 at 1:19 PM in Participant Permalink