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003 Sister Cities International



In this episode, Nick Harling speaks with Jennelle Root Martelle and Paul Rothman about the mission of Sister Cities International.  Jennelle is the Director of Programs and Grants and Paul is the membership coordinator at Sister Cities International.

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Topics covered in this interview include:

  • An explanation of what a sister-city partnership is
  • The history of sister-city partnerships worldwide and how they have evolved over time
  • How Sister Cities International encourages and helps sister-city partners maintain their relationships
  • The current state of U.S.-Japan sister-city partnerships


For more information on Sister Cities International, please visit their website: www.sister-cities.org

If you have any questions about how to start a sister-city partnership, improve upon an existing partnership, or restart a dormant partnership, email Paul at prothman@sister-cities.org

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