The North Hill Listening Project is one of the IIA’s most recent projects to address “Multi-Ethnic Conflict” in our community.Read More
January is Human Trafficking Awareness month.Read More
It is with deep sadness that we share the announcement of the passing of Elaine Woloshyn, Executive Director of the International Institute.
Diwali, or “the festival of lights”, is a Hindi holiday which, at its core is a blessing between brother and sister, and a prayer that God will defeat the Demon. The whole family celebrates and prays over 5 days with intention.Read More
Akron and Summit Country Strategic Welcoming Plan Press ReleaseRead More
I met officer Evans in his office at Akron North High School where for the past few years he has been the School Resource Officer during which he has been working with the International Institute of Akron (the IIA) as the Cultural Outreach Officer. His effort is to help the international students build a strong relationship within the school, the community, and the city of Akron.Read More
BiBi has a big smile on her face. She is writing her name for me, one of two words she is now able to write. “ I don’t know how to write. I have never attended school in Burma. Only when I arrived here I learned how to write”, she says.Read More