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Twelve delegates will depart Fort Worth March 27 on a twelve-day educational mission to Jordan to learn more about the country and to promote Fort Worth.  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...
 
 
 

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...
 
 
 

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...
 
 
 


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...
 
 
 

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...
 
 
 
 
 
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Saturday-Sunday Exploratory tour of Jordan
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Saturday-Saturday German student exchange with Trinity Valley School
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Monday Opening reception for Toluca guests participating in Women: Engine of Change conference, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, 3200 Darnell Street, 5:30 p.m.
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Tuesday Members Circle Leadership Team meeting, BBVA Compass Bank, 300 W. 7th Street, noon
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Tuesday-Thursday Women: Engine of Change, Fort Worth Botanic Garden, Deborah Beggs Moncrief Garden Center, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd.
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Thursday Closing dinner for Women: Engine of Change, TCC Trinity River East, 245 E. Belknap Street, 4:30 p.m.
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Friday Good Friday. Office closed.
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Wednesday Finance Committee meeting, City Club 300 W. Commerce Street, 11 a.m.
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Wednesday Executive Committee meeting, City Club, 300 W. Commerce Street, noon
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Friday Jr. International Leadership Academy applications due
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Friday Asian Art 101, Kimbell Art Museum, 3333 Camp Bowie Blvd., 5:00 p.m.
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Friday-Thursday Leadership to Nimes, France to explore possible new sister city
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Sunday Youth board elections, UNT Health Science Center, Luibel Hall, 3500 Camp Bowie, Blvd., 2:00 p.m.
 
 
 
CITY UPDATES
 
 
 
 
♦ Eleven Youth Ambassadors traveled to Reggio Emilia, Italy in March. Two culinary students and three adults accompanied the group for a culinary exchange.
 
 
 
♦ Eight Youth Ambassadors traveled  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.
  Jennifer Casler Price, Curator for Asian Art at the Kimbell Art Museum, will be giving a talk on April 21 at the Kimbell.

 
 
 
​​♦ 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, will be giving a talk on April 21 at the Kimbell.
 
 
 
♦ Seven Youth Ambassadors traveled to Budapest, Hungary in March.
 
 
 
♦ Six Youth Ambassadors traveled 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, went on a service exchange to Mbabane, Swaziland March 8-19, 2017.
 
 
 
  Jennifer Casler Price, Curator for Asian Art at the Kimbell Art Museum, will be giving a talk on April 21 at the Kimbell.
 
 
 
♦ Youth Ambassadors will travel in June and July on 2017 Youth Ambassador exchanges
♦ 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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