Category Archives: Events

North Hill’s Night Out Against Crime Event

This past Tuesday, Mayor Horrigan, along with the North Hill Community held a Night Out Against Crime event. This event is one of the many held around Akron, with a mission to strengthen the partnership between law enforcement and the communities they serve. The event had the feel of a block party, with neighbors catching…
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Join us for World Refugee Day!

Join the International Institute in Akron for our Annual World Refugee Day Event, Monday, June 20th, 2016 at Patterson Park Community Center in Akron! 5:30-7:30pm Trolley Market Tour Trolleys will depart from the Patterson Park Community Center parking lot promptly at 5:30pm. Over the next two hours, we will stop at three popular North Hill…
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Giving Thanks With Our Students

On November 16, the International Institute's Women’s Board hosted the second annual International Thanksgiving Meal, bringing together clients, staff, and volunteers. Over 80 people came to learn more about the holiday and, of course, to eat. Standards like turkey and stuffing were featured alongside such exotic fair as sel roti, a traditional Nepalese donut. Guests…
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IIA Joins Bettes Elementary for Family Literacy Night

On Thursday, November 5th, the International Institute of Akron (IIA) joined the students, parents, and the faculty of Bettes Elementary in Akron for a night of books, bonding, and fun. Coming together to enjoy pizza and punch, students and their families listened to teachers read the book “Ralph Tells A Story,” aided by two interpreters.…
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