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Sister Cities International Receives Grant from the Stevens Initiative to Expand Virtual Exchange for Special Education Students

WASHINGTON, DC, (November 6, 2017) - The Stevens Initiative today announced the award of a 1.5-year grant to Sister Cities International, one of 13 new grants funded through an international competition to use online, collaborative learning to increase cross-cultural understanding and equip young people with the skills needed to thrive in a 21st century economy.

LTC Burns with Karadah District Chairman Mohammad al Rubaye

Where Citizen Diplomacy Means the Most: Technology, Council Bluffs, Herat, & Karadah

Contributed by Rick Burns, Founder & President of the Karadah Project and member of the Council Bluffs Sister Cities Association

Wheelchair recipients

Rotary Club of Fort Worth Embarks on Humanitarian Mission to Swaziland - Partnership established between Sister Cities and Rotary

A delegation of 25 adults from Fort Worth will depart for Mbabane, Swaziland today. While there participants from the Rotary Club of Fort Worth and Fort Worth Sister Cities will deliver nearly 300 wheelchairs directly to those in need.

Wilmington Children's Chorus and Fulda Youth Orchestra Performing

Lassen Sie Die Musik Beginnen! Sister Cities Wilmington & Wilmington Children's Chorus Host Fulda Youth Orchestra

Contributed by Tonya R. Richardson of the Mayor's Office of Cultural Affairs, Wilmington, DE.

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