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Chicago-Hamburg School Exchange

This year, Chicago’s Sullivan High School and Hamburg’s Altona Gymnasium participated in their fourth sister school exchange. Each year, students enjoy the sights and sounds of each other’s cities. Sullivan is the only neighborhood high school in partnership between the two cities. Because of this, the Altona students from Hamburg get to see Chicago through a unique lens. The Altona students traveled to Navy Pier, the…


Paris Committee Cheers at the Paris Marathon

The Paris Committee of CSCI and friends cheered on 43,000 runners during the 40th running of the Paris Marathon on April 3.  Across from the Eiffel Tower on the Avenue du Président Kennedy at the 30 kilometer point, thousands of people gathered to shout and cheer.  The footbridge over the course provided a perfect spot…


Chicago Sister Cities International to Receive Grant from the Aspen Institute Stevens Initiative to Create Virtual Exhange between High School Youth in Chicago and Casablanca, Morocco

CHICAGO SISTER CITIES INTERNATIONAL TO RECEIVE GRANT FROM THE ASPEN INSTITUTE STEVENS INITIATIVE TO CREATE VIRTUAL EXCHANGE BETWEEN HIGH SCHOOL YOUTH IN CHICAGO AND CASABLANCA, MOROCCO        CHICAGO, April 4, 2016 – The Aspen Institute Stevens Initiative today announced the award of a two-year grant to Chicago Sister Cities International, one of 10 new…

絆 Kizuna 5 Economic Seminar

The 絆 Kizuna 5 Economic Seminar will feature a special program on doing business in Japan’s Tohoku region. Akihiro Ohyama, Chairman of IRIS USA will be featured as a speaker. More information and speakers to be announced. The economic seminar is part of 絆 Kizuna 5: Voices of the Youth, the fifth phase of an ongoing project focused…