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Since 1989, the award-winning International Leadership Academy (ILA) has brought young people from Fort Worth’s sister cities to the area to discuss pressing global issues. 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...
 
 
 

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 September. 1-10, 2017.
Click here for more information...
 
 
 

Twenty-nine students and fourteen leaders are visiting four of Fort Worth’s eight sister cities this month including Trier, Germany; Budapest, Hungary; Reggio Emilia, Italy; and Toluca, Mexico. 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...
 
 
 

Join the Women's Policy Forum, the Hispanic Women's Network, and Fort Worth Sister Cities International for A three-day conference April 11- 13 bringing together women from Toluca, Mexico & Tarrant County. Click here for more information...
 
 
 
 
 
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Thursday Members Circle reception, the home of Jeff Davis, 5:00 p.m.
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Tuesday Jordan final orientation, Fort Worth Sister Cities International, 908 Monroe St., 5th Floor, 4:00 p.m.
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Wednesday-Sunday Trinity Valley School outbound service exchange to Mbabane, Swaziland
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Thursday Mbabane Committee planning meeting, Samson's Market Bistro, 4307 Camp Bowie Blvd., 5:30 p.m.
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Saturday-Sunday Spring exchanges for Youth Ambassadors to Toluca, Mexico; Reggio Emilia, Italy; Trier, Germany; and Budapest, Hungary
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Sunday-Tuesday Kathy Whitworth Invitational Junior Girls Golf Tournament featuring 8 international junior golfers
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Wednesday-Friday Sister Cities International March Leadership Meetings, Washington, D.C.
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Wednesday Board of Directors meeting, City Club, 300 W. Commerce Street, noon
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Wednesday "Women: Engine of Change" hosting orientation, Chadra Mezza & Grill, 1622 Park Place Ave., 5:30 p.m.
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Monday Exploratory tour of Jordan departs
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Wednesday German student delegation arrives for exchange with Trinity Valley School
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Friday International Leadership Academy deposits due for Fort Worth participants
 
 
 
CITY UPDATES
 
 
 
 
♦ Eleven Youth Ambassadors were selected for the 2017 exchange to Reggio Emilia, Italy in March. Two culinary students and three adults will accompany the group for a culinary exchange.
 
 
 
♦ Eight Youth Ambassadors were selected for the 2017 exchange to Trier, Germany in March.

 
 
 
♦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.

 
 
 
​​♦ Six Youth Ambassadors were selected for the 2017 exchange to Bandung, Indonesia in June.
 
 
 
♦ Seven Youth Ambassadors were selected for the 2017 exchange to Budapest, Hungary in March.
 
 
 
♦ Six Youth Ambassadors were selected for the 2017 exchange to Toluca, Mexico in March.
 
 
 
♦ Sister Cities is partnering with the Fort Worth Rotary Club on a wheelchair exchange to Swaziland September 1-10, 2017Click here to register.
♦ Students from Trinity Valley School, led by Dr. Michael Roemer, are planning a service exchange to Mbabane, Swaziland March 8-19, 2017.
♦ Join the Mbabane Committee for a planning meeting on March 9 at Samson's Bistro Market.
 
 
 
 Stay tuned for a youth art exchange with a high school in Guiyang.
 
 
 
♦ Youth Ambassadors have been selected for 2017 exchanges and will travel in March, June, and July.
♦ Applications are now available for the Junior International Leadership Academy.
 
 
 
♦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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