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What is Global Ties Akron?

Global Ties Akron programs strengthen academic, cultural, corporate, organizational, and personal ties between Northeast Ohio and the World.

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Global Ties Akron

At the Center of Global Exchange in Akron

  • Global Ties Akron highlights the many strong professional resources of Akron and Northeast Ohio.
  • Global Ties Akron creates positive views of Americans – helping to eliminate negative stereotypes.
  • Global Ties Akron builds mutual understanding of others’ cultures, situations, and beliefs.
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Global Ties Akron is a proud member of Global Ties US and hosts delegations of global leaders hosted by the US Department of State.

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GLOBAL THREADS FAIR TRADE BOUTIQUE

A Fair Trade Boutique showcasing a curated collection of handmade textiles, jewelry, and crafts for sale by local and international artrepreneurs. Proceeds from sales benefit the education programs offered by Global Ties Akron to our community.

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Our Know Your Community-Know Your World Story:

Global Education and Citizenship K- Higher Education is a primary objective of Global Ties Akron. GTA created the Know Your Community-Know Your World initiative to design engaging lessons that explore the globe beyond the textbook. Classrooms travel vicariously through the eyes and experiences of our speakers: international students, refugees, and immigrants who live in our community.  Learn more:

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  • Writing Her Own Story: A Tale of One Woman’s Resiliency
    Writing Her Own Story:  A Tale of One Woman’s Resiliency On the edge of Kikinda the traffic and afternoon bustle fade. A child’s broken bike spoke clicks as he rides past a strip of technicolor homes. Across the street, 51-year-old Olgica Aradjanski stands between two gate doors, blonde hair tucked behind her ears. She […]
  • Licider hearts: an old tradition as an inspiration for contemporary entrepreneurship
    Licider hearts: an old tradition as an inspiration for contemporary entrepreneurship    Licider cookies are colorfully decorated biscuits made of sweet honey dough. They are similar to gingerbread cookies. Traditionally they are made in vibrant red color, and the most popular shape is the heart. Initially, this type of cookies had only […]
  • Suvaca in Kikinda
    Suvaca in Kikinda The Suvača cultural monument is located in the territory of the municipality of Kikinda, which belongs to the Northern Banat District. Kikinda is situated at a rather favourable geo-strategic position at 7.5km from the border with Romania and 60km from the border with Hungary and is the largest borderline […]