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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…


Help Our Hamburg Committee Raise Funds to Offer Aid to Refugee Crisis

As we have seen over recent months, the refugee crisis in Europe has dominated headlines and led news reports around the world. Last year alone, well over a million refugees fled to Europe seeking safe haven and a new start to their lives. These numbers are staggering—it is the largest human migration since the end of World War…


Chicago Sister Cities International Welcomes New Co-Chairs

Recently, the Advisory Board of Chicago Sister Cities International approved a resolution to require each of our sister city committees to have two individuals serve as co-chairs. To this end, CSCI is honored to welcome five newly appointed co-chairs: Ruben Ocampo, Co-Chair of the Bogota Committee Annette Seaburg, Co-Chair of the Gothenburg Committee Adriana Escárcega,…


CSCI Sponsors 19th Chicago European Union Film Festival

Chicago Sister Cities International is sponsoring the 19th Chicago European Union Film Festival  from March 4–31 at the Gene Siskel Film Center. The EU Film Festival is your ticket to experiencing the creativity and vibrant cultures of all 28 EU nations from the comfort of your theater seat. Chicago premieres of 62 new features distinguish this…