Group photo with Iraqi and Minneapolis officials

Minneapolis Hosts the First Delegation of Elected Officials from Sister City Najaf, Iraq

Blog contributed by Jessy Belt, Deputy Director, Iraqi and American Reconciliation Project. Click here to view the original blog post on Medium.

Sister Cities International Flag Parade

Bridging Generations for Peace, a Passage for the Future of Diplomacy

Blog post contributed by Joshua W. Walker, Sister Cities International Board Member. Click here to view the original blog post on the Huffington Post.

"An Extended Hand," Marieke Davis, Phoenix, AZ

Phoenix Sister Cities Spread Disabilities Awareness Around the Globe

Phoenix Sister Cities Committee’s (PSCC) Phoenix Disabilities Awareness Committee (DAC), the first of its kind in the sister cities network, is working tirelessly to increase disability awareness in Phoenix and its sister cities, aiming to promote equal opportunities for affected people in communities worldwide.

Denver-Axum

Denver, CO Donates Equipment to Improve Sanitation in its Sister City Axum, Ethiopia

After fourteen years of planning and fundraising, Denver Sister Cities International (DSCI) recently donated a septic pumping truck to their sister city Axum, Ethiopia that would safely pump out pit latrines, providing improved sanitation and greatly benefiting the health and safety of the community as a whole. 

Atlanta-Montego Bay Health Mission Volunteers

Sister City Health Mission Provides Healthcare Access to Thousands

$80 million in medical supplies and services, 47,000 patients, and 20 years. These are the numbers that represent the work that Atlanta Sister Cities’ health mission has done for the community of Montego Bay, Jamaica. Atlanta-Montego Bay sister cities were recognized by Jamaica’s Honorary Consul to Atlanta, Jewell Scott, for their excellence in humanitarian aid over the last two decades.

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