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Committee Co-Chair: Raymond Chin
Committee Co-Chair: William Spence

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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…

Chicago Leads Global Conversation Around Urban Waterways

  Chicago is continuing to lead the global conversation around the use of waterways in urban centers. On March 12 and 13, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo convened 17 mayors spanning five continents, 11 countries and who represent 44 million people for the Urban Waterways Forum in Chicago. The event, co-hosted by…

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…

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Observations from a Chicago Social Services Delegation

Four National Association of Social Workers (NASW) members were selected for a delegation to travel to Shanghai, China, in October 2015 to learn about and advise on service strategies for older adults in this city of 24 million people. This presentation will include an overview of Shanghai’s approach to services, delegates’ observations and lessons learned, and…

2015 U.S.-China Sister Cities Conference Welcome Reception

A special welcome reception hosted by Chicago Sister Cities International will bring together conference attendees, government officials, and special dignitaries. The reception will be the kickoff to the U.S.-China Sister Cities Conference so you don’t want to miss it! Transportation will be provided to and from the Field Museum and the Hilton Chicago. This event…

2015 U.S.-China Sister Cities Conference Welcome Reception

A special welcome reception hosted by Chicago Sister Cities International will bring together conference attendees, government officials, and special dignitaries. The reception will be the kickoff to the U.S.-China Sister Cities Conference so you don’t want to miss it! Transportation will be provided to and from the Field Museum and the Hilton Chicago. This event…

2014 Chicago Lantern Festival

Chairs William A. Spence and Raymond Chin of the China Committee of Chicago Sister Cities International invite you to the 2014 Chicago Lantern Festival Gala at the Chicago Cultural Center’s G.A.R. Hall and Rotunda on Tuesday, April 15, 2014; reception at 6 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m.This fundraising event will support the China Committee’s programs…

Chicago Sister Cities International Festival

The 8th Annual Chicago Sister Cities International Festival transforms Daley Plaza into an international village filled with food, music, dance and merchants, August 5-9, 2013 from 10:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Chicago’s 28 international sister cities will be represented at the festival, where visitors will be able to sample international cuisine and view live cultural…