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Fort Worth Sister Cities International has launched a long-range plan to select  new sister cities in countries where they can build mutually beneficial relationships through international education, exchanges and commerce.  Nîmes, France is currently being considered. Click here for more information...
 
 
 

Mayor Betsy Price and Dinner Chairs Becky & Henry Borbolla will lead the annual Mayor’s International Dinner on June 1 at the Omni Hotel. Click here for more information...
 
 
 

Initiated in 2006, Jr. ILA includes 6th – 8th grade students.   This program focuses on cultural understanding taught by international college students from Mexico, Germany, Italy, and Swaziland who have participated in previous ILA programs. Click here for more information...
 
 
 

The International Service Committee of the Rotary Club of Fort Worth, in partnership with Fort Worth Sister Cities International, is organizing a high impact project to deliver wheelchairs to individuals in need in Swaziland Sept. 1-10, 2017. Click here for more information...
 
 
 

Funding and in-kind support from the City of Fort Worth play a key role in our mission, but most of our work is made possible through the support of our Members Circle – a thriving network of individuals, organizations, corporations, and community leaders  committed to expanding global relationships for peace and prosperity at home and abroad. Click here for more information...
 
 
 


Home hosts make sure visitors to Fort worth experience our true Texas hospitality! Sister Cities will make sure that your hosting experience is a pleasurable one. Click here for more information...
 
 
 
 
 
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Tuesday Citizen Diplomat Oath at City Hall, 200 Texas Street, 7:00 p.m.
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Friday Jr. International Leadership Academy extension deadline
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Monday Jr. International Leadership Academy pre-orientation, UNT Health Science Center, Luibel Hall, 3500 Camp Bowie Blvd., 6:00 p.m.
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Tuesday Members Circle Leadership Team meeting, BBVA Compass, 300 W. 7th Street, noon
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Tuesday Cuba debrief, home of Ronda & Walter Stucker, 5:30 p.m.
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Wednesday Board of Directors meeting, City Club, 300 W. Commerce Street, noon
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Friday Deadline to register for Rotary Wheelchair Project in Swaziland
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Friday Jordan debrief, home of Connie Beck & Frank Tilley, 6:00 p.m.
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Monday Memorial Day. Office closed.
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Monday Deputy Mayor of Budapest arrives
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Tuesday Spanish Immersion host family orientation
June 1
Thursday Mayor's International Dinner, Omni Hotel Fort Worth, 1300 Houston Street, 6:30 p.m. Click here to join the Members Circle to attend.
 
 
 
CITY UPDATES
 
 
 
 
♦ Reggio Emilia, Italy will be sending a group of students to the International Leadership Academy in July.
♦ 20 nursing students and 2 professors will be in Reggio Emilia May 28-June 3 for their international healthcare course.
♦ Plans are moving forward for the Italian-owned PreGel company to open their office space in Fort Worth.


 
 
 
Trier, Germany will be sending a group of students to the International Leadership Academy in July.
 
 
 
♦Thirteen Youth Ambassadors were selected for the 2017 exchange to Nagaoka, Japan in June and 8 Harashin Scholars were selected for the 2017 exchange in July.
  Jennifer Casler Price, Curator for Asian Art at the Kimbell Art Museum, gave a talk on April 21 at the Kimbell.
Nagaoka, Japan will be sending a group of students to the International Leadership Academy in July.

 
 
 
​​♦ Six Youth Ambassadors were selected for the 2017 exchange to Bandung, Indonesia in June.
  Jennifer Casler Price, Curator for Asian Art at the Kimbell Art Museum, gave a talk on April 21 at the Kimbell.
Bandung, Indonesia will be sending a group of students to the International Leadership Academy in July.
 
 
 
Budapest, Hungary will be sending a group of students to the International Leadership Academy in July.
 
 
 
 Toluca, Mexico will be sending a group of students to the International Leadership Academy in July as well as 2 groups of university students to facilitate the Spanish Immersion Camp and the Junior International Leadership Academy.
 
 
 
♦ Sister Cities is partnering with the Fort Worth Rotary Club on a wheelchair exchange to Swaziland September 1-10, 2017Click here to register.
Mbabane, Swaziland will be sending a group of students to the International Leadership Academy in July.
 
 
 
  Jennifer Casler Price, Curator for Asian Art at the Kimbell Art Museum, gave a talk on April 21 at the Kimbell.
Guiyang, China will be sending a group of students to the International Leadership Academy in July.
 
 
 
♦ Youth Ambassadors will travel in June and July on 2017 Youth Ambassador exchanges
♦ Applications are for the Junior International Leadership Academy have been extended to May 5.​​​​​​​
 
 
 
♦This spring we welcome interns Ryder Buttry, Jordan Duggan, Leigh Larson, Flavia Lima, and Alexandra Rojas. Thank you for your service to Fort Worth Sister Cities. We couldn’t do what we do without you! ​​
♦ If you are interested in interning in the spring or the summer, please submit resume, cover letter, and application to beth@fwsistercities.org.
 
 
 
 
CONTACT US
 
 
 
Mae Ferguson
President/CEO
817-632-7104
 
 
Joseph Ramirez
Vice President/COO
817-632-7102
 
 
Beth Weibel
Sr. Program Manager
817-632-7105
 
 
 
Katie Wharry
Associate Director for Community Engagement
817-632-7101
 
 
 
Danielle McCown
Office Manager
817-632-7106
 
 

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