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Sister City Exchange Addresses Elder Services in Shanghai, Chicago

A delegation of social services professionals from the Shanghai Civil Affairs Bureau visited Chicago from August 1-6, 2016, for an immersive look into Chicago’s aging policies and programs. This third annual exchange follows a delegation from Shanghai visiting Chicago in 2014, and a delegation from Chicago visiting Shanghai in 2015. The 2016 program focused specifically…


Accepting Nominations for the 2016 Chicago Sister Cities International Volunteer of the Year

Chicago Sister Cities International (CSCI) is accepting nominations for the third annual Volunteer of the Year Award. The deadline for nominations is Friday, September 30, 2016. CSCI, a division of World Business Chicago, is a volunteer-based organization whose membership drives its diverse programming and initiatives. Through the dedicated efforts of its volunteers, CSCI is the…


Galway Mayoral Delegation Visits Chicago

The Galway Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International was once again honored to welcome the Spirit of Galway delegation to Chicago from August 14–18, led by Sean Kyne, Minister of State for Gaeltacht Affairs and Natural Resources, and Ms. Avril Horan and Cllr. Noel Larkin, Mayor of Galway City and Mrs. Margaret Larkin. They were joined…

CSCI Discount for Select Films at the Gene Siskel Film Center

Members and supporters of CSCI are able to receive a discount on select films at the Gene Siskel Film Center. Tickets are $7 (instead of $11) with the code “Chicago Sister Cities.” The discount is only applicable for in-person purchase at the box office. Below are sister cities of interest and films to which they correspond….

Chicago-Paris Education Exchanges

The years 2015 and 2016 have been wonderful years for school exchanges between Chicago and Paris. Schools have shared ideas via emails, postcards, and Skype for some time now, and have had the chance to cross the Atlantic and meet in person. These exchanges are based on a common educational project chosen by the teachers…