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EVENTS

ALL AMERICAS SUMMIT 2024

All Americas Summit 2024

Register Now for the All Americas Summit next May 28-31, 2024 in San Antonio, TX USA

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YAAS 2024

Young Artists and
Authors Showcase

Registration Deadline is on

June 1, 2024, 11:59 PM ET

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2024 SUMMER LEADERSHIP MEETING

2024 Summer Leadership Meeting

Learn more about the Summer Leadership Meeting scheduled for July 16-18, 2024 in Tacoma, Washington, USA.

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ANNUAL AWARDS

2023

Winners were announced at the Annual Business Meeting on July 28, 2023, and are being highlighted on Sister Cities International’s website, social media, and in national and regional press outreach.

Meet the Winners

PRESS RELEASE

Sister Cities International’s 2023 Durham Summer Leadership Meetings

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CALENDAR

MAY 2024

BOARD ELECTIONS

Board of Directors Election Candidate Application Deadline

 


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MAY 2024

KENYA ROUNDTABLE

 

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MAY 2024

ALL AMERICAS SUMMIT

2024
Sister Cities International
All Americas Summit

 

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JUNE 2024

ANNUAL AWARDS

Sister Cities International 2024 Annual Awards

 

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JUNE 2024

YAAS 2024

Young Artists and
Authors Showcase
2024 Registration

 

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JUNE 2024

YLS 2024

Youth Leadership Summit
2024 Registration


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JULY 2024

ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING

2024
Sister Cities International
Annual Business Meeting


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PROGRAMS

PROGRAMS

7 for 70

7 PARTNERSHIPS FOR 70 YEARS OF SCI

Learn more about our “7 for 70” initiative with the State Department and the White House National Security Council that connects cities between the U.S. and the Pacific Island nations.

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J-1 VISA

HIGH SCHOOL HOMESTAY

Help build cultural exchange in your community. Host a student from your sister city for an academic year or semester under our J-1 Visa High School Homestay in the USA program.

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YLS

Youth Leadership Summit

Our annual Youth Leadership Summit (YLS), which happens concurrently with our annual conference, engages the next generation of leaders ages 14-18 and introduces them to the world of international affairs while completing simulations and service projects with like-minded peers.

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YAAS

Young Artists and Authors Showcase

The Young Artists and Authors Showcase (YAAS) is an annual art contest that encourages youth worldwide to express the mission of Sister Cities International through original artwork, literature, poetry, photography, and music.

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