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Cincinnati Public Schools (CPS) INNOV ’18 Back to School Breakfast

 Michelle Harpenau, Executive Director, attended CPS’s Back to School Breakfast. 


World Leaders Visit Greater Cincinnati

In the month of August, Cincinnati hosted 3 delegations of world leaders through the U.S. Department of State’s premier exchange program, International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP).

The visitors travelled from 2 countries including Pakistan and Iraq. The GCWAC relies on the commitment and skills of our community to develop local professional relationships and showcase Midwest hospitality. This month, our community truly helped to engage the world leaders on topics that included Strengthening Civil Society: Building Resilience Against Violent Extremism, Improving Government Responsiveness, and Countering Gender Based Violence through Coalition Building.

Continue reading for pictures and more info about what they did while in Greater Cincinnati…

Thank you to all of our local professionals and volunteers who made these visits a big success this month.

Thank you to the Metropolitan Area Religious Coalition of Cincinnati, 3CDC, Hamilton County Administrator, Uptown Consortium, Mathews 25 Ministries, Ronald McDonald House, and Cincinnati Compass Members.


Thank you to the Cincinnati Police, Hamilton County Court of Domestic Relations, Women’s Crisis Center University of Cincinnati, Islamic Center of Greater Cincinnati, Intercommunity Justice & Peace Center, End Slavery Cincinnati, Women Helping Women, Cincinnati Bar Association, YWCA, and the U.S. Attorney Office for meeting with our international delegation on the topic of “Strengthening Civil Society: Building Resilience Against Violent Extremism.”


A Big THANKS to all of our hospitality host, Becky Linhardt, for hosting our entire Iraq Delegation for dinner!

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Philippines – A Culture Guide 

Japan – Culture Guide 

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