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July 28, 2021

Jane Ollendorff Joins CIP Advisory Board

Daughter-in-law of founder Henry Ollendorff shares her history with CIP and CIF and her vision for the future.
Posted by Melissa Zwick on July 28, 2021 at 3:59 PM in CIPUSA Permalink Comments (0)
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 Comments (0)
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 Comments (1)
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 Comments (0)
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 Comments (0)
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 Comments (1)
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 Comments (1)
October 9, 2020

We Are Stronger Together

Posted by Melissa Zwick on October 9, 2020 at 3:28 PM in CIPUSA Permalink Comments (0)
October 9, 2020

Open World Goes Virtual

Posted by Melissa Zwick on October 9, 2020 at 3:25 PM in CIPUSA Permalink Comments (0)
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 Comments (0)
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 Comments (0)
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 Comments (1)
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 Comments (0)