Cuyahoga County, City of Cleveland and Global Cleveland issued the following statements:
“It’s wrong to disrespect some of the 43 million immigrants who live in this country, who are an important part of our country, and who make our country better. Our community is a better place because of the mix of people we have here. And it is particularly outrageous to use vile and racist language to describe the people of entire countries and a continent. The good people of the United States should not sit quietly by in the face of hateful insults coming out of the White House,” said Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish.Continue reading
Joe Cimperman, President of Global Cleveland, was recently interviewed by Leah Hammond for Cleveland State University’s Engaging Cleveland Neighborhoods, a CSU-produced pilot program for the upcoming TremonsterTV (Ellen Robinson, Producer).
About Global Cleveland
Global Cleveland seeks to attract, welcome and connect newcomers, including highly skilled and highly trained immigrants and refugees, to Cleveland and Cuyahoga County in order to strengthen the economic vitality and social fabric of our region. The organizational vision is to create a welcoming region that is a place of opportunity and prosperity for people of all racial, ethnic and international backgrounds. Global Cleveland works to connect various resources within the region and collaborate with existing organizations to: 1) Welcome newcomers who will support the growth and talent needs of businesses, industries and institutions; 2) Assist international newcomers and young professionals to establish roots in our neighborhoods; and 3) Foster an inclusive and welcoming community. Continue reading