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Sewing Group Changes Lives of Young Women in Africa

Sewing Group Changes Lives of Young Women in Africa

Click here to view the original blog post on Medium. There is a sewing group meeting every month here in Seattle and what they are making is changing the lives of young women half way around the world. Nicole Sanchez tells us how this is more than your typical sewing group and how it is keeping girls safe and in school. This is a special project of the Seattle Limbe Sister City Association & Sarah Allen Sisterhood Saturday Sewing Sisters.view

La Cañada’s representatives to the Youth Leadership Summit.

Diplomatic Relations

Blog contributed by Kiwanis International. Click here to view the original blog post on Medium. Kiwanis and Sister Cities Send Six Teens on a Mission to Learn the Virtue of Global Understanding. The fate of the world rested in the hands of Lukos Stefan and other countries’ representatives at a last-hope peace conference in Washington, D.C. Like the other diplomats around him, Stefan had arrived at this meeting as a firm advocate of his nation’s agenda and his personal convictions. Nuclear war was imminent. Compromise was not an option. Not really. But that was the scenario of mock peace talks at a Sister Cities International Youth Leadership Summit in D.C. this past July. Stefan and five other California high school students met other teens from around the...view

2016 Diplomatic Leadership Awards

Sister Cities International Honors Robert Dole, Timothy Chorba, and Connie Morella in Celebration of 60th Anniversary at the 2016 Diplomatic Leadership Awards Reception

Washington, DC (September 6, 2016) – On Sister Cities International’s (SCI) official 60th Anniversary, September 12, 2016, the organization will honor three prolific individuals, the Honorable Robert J. Dole, former U.S. Senator and Presidential Candidate, the Honorable Timothy Chorba, former U.S. Ambassador to Singapore, and the Honorable Connie Morella, former U.S. Congresswoman and U.S. Ambassador to OECD for their contributions on U.S.-global relations and citizen diplomacy. SCI was founded by President Dwight Eisenhower at the White House Conference on Citizen Diplomacy September 11-12, 1956. The organization was established with a mission to “promote peace through mutual respect, understanding, and cooperation – one individual, one community at a time.” SCI has...view

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