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Office of Intergovernmental Relations
600 Fourth Avenue, 5th Floor
P.O. Box 94746
Seattle, WA   98124-4746
(206) 684-0213

Join Seattle Sister Cities Association! Become a Citizen Diplomat and Contribute to a Better World!

Membership with Seattle Sister Cities Association is the best way to establish meaningful and lasting global connections. Become a part of any Sister City Association and open doors to the world, enhancing quality of life through educational exchanges, business development opportunities, and information sharing on a diversity of issues.

Ways to Get Involved

  • Become a member of a Seattle Sister Cities Association
  • Volunteer at events
  • Become a candidate for Seattle Sister Cities Council
  • Provide ideas and assistance for upcoming projects
  • Become a member of a delegation visiting a Sister City abroad
  • Help with fundraising and business development
  • Assist with mailings, newsletters, communications, and outreach strategy
  • Help with Translation/interpretation
  • Become a home hospitality host
  • Help plan and organize exchanges
  • Facilitate membership recruitment and public relations
  • Aid with coordination of receptions

Benefits of joining the Seattle Sister Cities Association

  • Learn about different culture(s), people, traditions, etc.
  • Work with a team of Seattle’s prominent community/business leaders
  • Benefit from networking opportunities with international visitors
  • Develop new skills and enrich experiences
  • Experience leadership opportunities
  • Travel abroad
  • Practice language skills
  • Build international friendships
  • Receive Sister Cities’ publications and announcements
  • Contribute to international cooperation and understanding

Membership Application

The Office of Intergovernmental Relations (OIR)
City of Seattle
600 4th Avenue, Fl 5
Seattle, WA 98124-4746
Tel: (206) 684-8266
Mike Peters, International Programs Director


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