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    Chicago Artist Unveils Public Art Project in Toronto

    On July 27, Toronto Mayor John Tory joined Chicago artist Justus Roe to unveil Toronto’s latest piece of street art. The project is part of a cultural exchange between sister cities Toronto and Chicago to commemorate Canada’s 150th birthday and the ‘Year of Public Art’ that is taking place in Chicago. The project is part…

    GEMS World Academy–Chicago Sponsors Unifest

    Chicago Sister Cities International is happy to announce that GEMS World Academy–Chicago has become a sponsor of “Unifest on the River: One Globe, Many Cultures,” a new weekly summer series celebrating Chicago’s 28 international sister cities through food, drink and music along Chicago’s iconic Riverwalk. GEMS World Academy–Chicago seeks to inspire inquiring, knowledgeable, reflective, and…

    CSCI Receives 2017 Best Overall Program Award from Sister Cities International

    Chicago Sister Cities International (CSCI) has won the Sister Cities International (SCI) 2017 Best Overall Program Award for a city with a population over 500,001. The SCI Best Overall Program Award recognizes sister city programs that demonstrated outstanding accomplishments in 2016 in advancing the goals and mission of the sister cities movement. CSCI is the…

    2017 Chicago Sister Cities Medical Initiative

    The Chicago Sister Cities Medical Initiative will once again take place in conjunction with the 19th Annual Lynn Sage Breast Cancer Symposium from September 14-17, 2017. Through a generous grant from the Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation, in conjunction with the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University, a competitive process will award…

    Social Services Conference a Great Success

      In celebration of the 20th anniversary of the first social services exchange hosted by Chicago, the Social Services Committee of CSCI convened a two-day conference in Chicago on June 9–10. To commemorate this model of cultural collaboration and sharing of best practices, all seven international cities that have participated in past exchanges came together…