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YLS recap 2018

2018 Youth Leadership Summit Impact Sister Cities International’s Youth Leadership Summit offers high school youth from around the world the opportunity to meet with like-minded peers to learn about global challenges while exploring the field of international affairs and diplomacy. The 2018 Youth Leadership Summit focused on the theme of “Immigrants and Refugees.” Ninety-nine students from the United States, Jamaica and South Korea began their stay in Aurora, CO with a tour of the University of Denver where they were housed in dorms followed by dinner and orientation activities including an epic game of rock, paper, scissors! St...

YLS recap 2019

2018 Youth Leadership Summit Impact Sister Cities International’s Youth Leadership Summit offers high school youth from around the world the opportunity to meet with like-minded peers to learn about global challenges while exploring the field of international affairs and diplomacy. The 2018 Youth Leadership Summit focused on the theme of “Immigrants and Refugees.” Ninety-nine students from the United States, Jamaica and South Korea began their stay in Aurora, CO with a tour of the University of Denver where they were housed in dorms followed by dinner and orientation activities including an epic game of ...

Tempe Sister Cities Receives Award from U.S. Department of State

  WASHINGTON, DC – Tempe, Arizona Sister Cities has been named as one of three recipients of the U.S. State Department’s annual 2020 Citizen Diplomacy award. Headquartered in Tempe, Arizona, the organization was selected out of a record 22 nomination this year. Awards are presented to one winner and two runner up positions.   “Sister Cities has been one of our nominating partners since day one. Tempe Sister Cities stood out for their creative youth programs and teacher exchanges,” said a State Department spokesperson.   The Citizen Diplomacy Award was created to celebrate the significant, beneficial contribu...