• For the hospitality heaped on Tacoma visitors in Boca del Rio and George, South Africa,
  • For the compassion and generosity of our Fuzhou and Taichung Sisters who sent us thousands of pieces of protective medical gear,
  • For a spectacular year of learning about 14 Sister Countries through an active and dynamic Book Club,
  • To Tacomans who rang bells commemorating the 75th Anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, came together for UN Peace Day, became Members of Sister Cities and participated in the Virtual Tour of Tacoma Sister Cities Artifacts.
  • To the Tacoma Public Library for hosting Origin Stories from Mexico, Croatia, Cuba, Norway, the Philippines, Taiwan and the inimitable Kareem Kandi’s International Jazz Band.
  • To APCC and the creative Sister Cities cooks from Japan, Morocco, Croatia, Norway and Taiwan sharing Winter Holiday dishes.
  • To French, Spanish, and Chinese Language teachers creating Pen Pals with students learning English in Biot, Boca del Rio and Fuzhou,
  • To Sister Cities International for awarding the Humanitarian Award to Brovary, Ukraine Committee and the Best Overall Program for a City of its size to the Tacoma Sister Cities Council,
  • To everyone who made this virtual year creative, loving and imaginative and kept Tacoma’s relationships alive throughout the world.

A BIG thank you to our Sponsors and Partners from 2020: Umpqua Bank, Tacoma Creates, Marlo Sass Arts Scholarship. Fuchs Foundation and the Kilworth Foundation, APCC, Tacoma Public Library and Pretty Gritty Tours.

Join us in 2021 for new & exciting cultural, arts, sports, student activities and economic outreach. Our Mission is to create understanding and ensure peace among peoples.
Thank you for staying by our side during this difficult year.
We send you our best wishes for a happier and healthier 2021!