Last Month: 5th Annual One World Gala, International Visitors & More

Welcome our New Board Director Board Members are the voice of our mission, they steer us towards a sustainable future by making sure our nonprofit has adequate resources to advance in our impact to promote global competence in the community. For the incoming year we are pleased to announce an additional Board Director to the […]

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Staying Informed – Discerning Real from Fake News

Fake news!  Alternative facts!  In a single week recently, three major news outlets had to retract or substantially modify reporting they put out to their audience.  We have seen a big-name journalist suspended from his network because of inaccurate reporting.  Unfortunately, the old adage that “politics stops at the water’s edge” no longer guides our […]

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Mounting Tragedy for People Fleeing Myanmar

People of Mayanmar

When Rehana Begum, 20, fled Myanmar for Bangladesh she was heavily pregnant with twins, struggling for three days across mountains and spending two further days sleeping on the side of the road once she crossed the border. On the day she arrived at Unchiprang camp, an informal settlement for new arrivals, she gave birth to […]

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DACA DREAMS

Jin Kong is a guest research fellow with The Greater Cincinnati World Affairs Council (GCWAC) for the next six months. This fellowship is sponsored by The Mission Continues. Through this fellowship, Kong is researching to gain a better understanding of the populist sentiment towards immigrants in the Cincinnati region. This is one blog of many on his research […]

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Last Month: New GCWAC Team, International Outreach, Blogs & more

Welcome to the GCWAC Team Ciarra Wooten, Education and Development Coordinator Ciarra joined the Greater Cincinnati World Affairs Council (GCWAC) in a part-time position in September of 2017. In her current role as Education and Development Coordinator for GCWAC, she will be managing all education programs and expanding outreach and global education initiatives to local […]

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Missing migrants: Forensic experts from Asia-Pacific emphasize upon information-sharing

The ICRC hosted a full-day workshop on forensic work being done in the humanitarian context, during the recent Asia Pacific Medico Legal Agencies’ Association (APMLA) annual conference. Hosted by the Central Institute of Forensic Science that comes under the Thai Ministry of Justice, the conference was organized from 17 to 19 July 2017, in Chonburi […]

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Colombian visitors meet with Commissioner Humphrey, JFS managers

BATAVIA, Ohio – The Clermont County Department of Job and Family Services and Commissioner Ed Humphrey recently hosted a group of four specialists from Colombia who were participating in the U.S. State Department’s International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP).  The topic of the July 14 meeting was “Enhancing Justice in Rural Communities.” The meeting, which was coordinated by the Greater Cincinnati […]

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Model Immigrant

Jin Kong is a guest research fellow with The Greater Cincinnati World Affairs Council (GCWAC) for the next six months. This fellowship is sponsored by The Mission Continues. Through this fellowship, Kong is researching to gain a better understanding of the populist sentiment towards immigrants in the Cincinnati region. This is one blog of many on his research […]

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Let’s Talk Religion

Jin Kong is a guest research fellow with The Greater Cincinnati World Affairs Council (GCWAC) for the next six months. This fellowship is sponsored by The Mission Continues. Through this fellowship, Kong is researching to gain a better understanding of the populist sentiment towards immigrants in the Cincinnati region. This is one blog of many on his research […]

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USA Immigration Trends

There are no official statistics of U.S. immigration prior to 1820. Congress in 1819 enacted the Steerage Act (also known as the Manifest of Immigrants Act) requiring the submission of incoming foreign passenger records to the Treasury. The published reports of these data annually established records of immigration progress in this country. Today, Homeland Security’s […]

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