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Sister Cities International Member Crescent City/Del Norte County, California to be Featured During NBC Olympic Coverage

https://vimeo.com/578524125/7f7d1ffa4aThose who took part in our Annual Conference this year already know that one of SCI's members, Crescent City/Del Norte County, CA has an amazing sister city story that was born out of tragedy. It even captured the attention of NBC as they were looking for stories to tell during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.Watch for Crescent City’s documentary called "Kamome", which will be featured during the Olympic Games on NBC Sunday, August 1 at 12:00 PM EDT. Learn about the incredible friendship that was formed between two countries because of a tiny, barnacle-covered boat.In April of 2013, a mysterious boat washed ashore in ...

Sister Cities of Houston Presents One World Concert: “We Are One” To Promote Unity in Global Pandemic

Sister Cities of Houston presents One World Concert: "We Are One" to promote unity in a global pandemic. See below for details. Sister Cities of Houston is very proud to have produced a virtual concert that was broadcasted in Houston, forwarded to our community and will post on our web site.  We encourage you to see our One World Concert as an exciting and effective way to communicate and celebrate the mission of sister cities.  Our theme for 2021 is “We are One” which resonated with all our communities in light of the pandemic and the freeze in Texas which happened shortly before our premier broadcast date of February 28. You get to meet ...

SCI President and CEO Explains the Meaning Behind the 2019 SCI Annual Conference Theme

ABOUT THE VIDEO SCI President and CEO Roger Mark De Souza explains why this year’s theme, "Cities Mean Business" is relevant to cities and their engagement in Sister Cities International's citizen diplomat network. SCI members have access to an array of benefits and become part of an incredible network of citizen diplomats working to ensure peace worldwide. ABOUT SISTER CITIES INTERNATIONAL Sister Cities International has awarded the Sister Cities International Dwight D. Eisenhower Peace Prize since 2016, the 60th Anniversary of the White House Summit on Citizen Diplomacy convened by President Eisenhower. Founded as a Presidential Initiative ...

Former Foreign Service Officer Explains the Importance of Volunteering in Your Local Sister City Organization

Kate Bentley, former U.S. Department of State Foreign Service Officer, tells us the value and importance of volunteering in your local sister city organization. As she explains, these volunteers are helping build a foundation to form a relationship that will lead to mutual respect, understanding, and cooperation.  These partnerships begin for a variety of reasons and can result in long-term benefits including economic ones. Most interesting is Kate’s response when someone asks her about the importance of sister cities --- “I tell them, you know, let’s put it on a local scale. We are neighbors-- you know me and I know you, and if a problem ever ...

An End of Year Message from Roger-Mark De Souza

Sister Cities International's President & CEO, Roger-Mark De Souza, shares a message of thanks to SCI members and supporters for a standout year of advancing citizen diplomacy worldwide.

A Sister City Delegation from Gunnison, Colorado Visits Majkhali, India

A delegation from Gunnison, Colorado recently returned from a Sister Citiers trip to Majkhali, India. Watch the video below to see how they connected with their counterparts across the globe. Sister Cities from Jake Burchmore on Vimeo. Do you have video or a story to share? Visit our submit your story page to share with Sister Cities International, or email [email protected].

Sister Cities International and Caribbean Climate-Smart Accelerator Announce Partnership

Click here to download this article as a press release. Sister Cities International, the largest citizen diplomacy network in the United States, is partnering with the Caribbean Climate-Smart Accelerator to develop training opportunities, special resilience projects and technical exchanges to benefit U.S. and Caribbean smart accelerator programs. The Caribbean Climate-Smart Accelerator is an initiative led by Caribbean government leaders and supported by private and public sector partners and multilateral institutions to establish a shared vision for transformative climate action in the Caribbean and implement innovative solutions for achieving ...