The November 2012 Moscow delegation

Santa Clara County-Moscow partnership improves lives of youth

Santa Clara County, California is working with its sister county, the Region and City of Moscow, Russia, to better the lives of hundreds of youth who are without parental care. The sister county partnership has over the past four years, through exchanges and initiatives, furthered extensive collaboration in the social services arena.

Tallahassee Mayor John Marks meets the Rugao delegation in March

In Tallahassee, Green Energy Collaboration Sprouts a Thriving Sister City Relationship

Just two years old, the sister city relationship between Tallahassee, Florida and Rugao, China has already established several business, education, and media connections. 

Carla Walker

Sister Cities International Board Member Carla Walker writes for The Rivard Report

Article by Carla Walker, Sister Cities International Board Member, first published in The Rivard Report.

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