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Organization
Community Focus
Location
Community Focus
Indigenous, Native American
Location
Clarksville, MD
The Association on American Indian Affairs is the oldest non-profit serving Indian Country protecting sovereignty, preserving culture, educating youth and building capacity. The Association was formed in 1922 to change the destructive path of federal policy from assimilation, termination and allotment, to sovereignty, self-determination and self-sufficiency. Throughout its 100-year history, the Association has provided national advocacy on watershed issues that support sovereignty and culture, while working on the ground at a grassroots level with Tribes to support the implementation of programs that affect lives on the ground.
Community Focus
German American, German
Location
Portland, OR
The German American Society connects people with German and American heritage to enhance friendship and understanding, as well as cultural exchange.
Community Focus
For All, Multicultural
Location
Tacoma, WA
The Sister Cities Council of Tacoma advances Tacoma as a global city and promotes peace through mutual respect, understanding, and cooperation through citizen diplomacy – one individual, one community at a time – for the benefit of Tacoma and its sister cities.

To accomplish its mission, The Sister Cities Council of Tacoma develops programs in the areas of cultural arts and tourism, global education, government relations, and international business.
Community Focus
Culture, North American, American (North, South, Central, & Caribbean), American (US), For All
Location
Burien, WA
We capture the stories of the Highline region to create exhibits, public programs, and educational programs that enrich our cultural connections.
Community Focus
Culture, For All, Multicultural
Location
Bellingham, WA
Council for Educational Travel, USA (CETUSA) is a not-for-profit international student exchange organization coordinating exchange experiences for high school students, university students and young professionals. CETUSA is a US Department of State Exchange Visitor (J-1 visa) sponsor organization.
Community Focus
North American, Culture, American (North, South, Central, & Caribbean), American (US), For All, Multicultural
Location
Seattle, WA
The Burke Museum was founded in 1885 by the Young Naturalists, a group of curious teenagers inspired by seeing Seattle transform before their eyes. For 130 years, the Museum has built upon this legacy, collecting objects that help us understand how the Northwest has grown and changed.
Community Focus
Culture, For All, Multicultural
Location
Anchorage, AK
Join the conversation. Engage the world.
Community Focus
Culture, African, American (North, South, Central, & Caribbean), South American, Brazilian
Location
Seattle, WA
ICAF is a non-profit educational organization committed to the cultivation, preservation, and growth of the African Brazilian cultural art form Capoeira Angola.
Community Focus
Culture, African, East African, Ethiopian
Location
Seattle, WA
ECS envisions a vibrant and active Ethiopian Community in the Puget Sound area. Our aim is to preserve our rich Ethiopian heritage and to ensure that all members are actively involved and share mutual respect.
Community Focus
West European, Culture, African, Australian & New Zealander, East African, Middle African, South European, East Asian, Asian, North European, East European, European, Southeast Asian, Oceania, Cambodian, Cameroonian, Chinese, Filipino, French, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Irish, Israeli, Italian, Japanese, Kenyan, Korean, New Zealander, Norwegian, Pasifika, Polish, Taiwanese, Uzbek, Vietnamese
Location
Seattle, WA
Seattle is proud to be a leader in promoting and developing sister city relationships with 21 international communities.
Community Focus
Culture, North American, American (North, South, Central, & Caribbean), American (US), Asian, Southeast Asian, Asian American, Vietnamese American, Vietnamese
Location
Seattle, WA
Tết In Seattle (T-I-S.) organizes the annual Tết Festival, a free celebration event held at the Seattle Center as part of Seattle Center's Festal world cultural program. The Tết Festival celebrates the cultural roots of Vietnamese-Americans through the celebration of Tết, the Vietnamese Lunar New Year, by presenting, promoting, and providing hands-on experience in the arts, musics, performances, and foods that are unique to Vietnam.
Community Focus
Culture, North American, East Asian, South European, American (North, South, Central, & Caribbean), North European, American (US), Asian, European, Chinese, Irish, Italian, Japanese, South Korean
Location
Spokane, WA
We are the umbrella organization that supports the activities of Spokane’s five Sister City Societies.
Community Focus
Central Asian, North American, Culture, American (North, South, Central, & Caribbean), American (US), Asian, Uzbek
Location
Seattle, WA
First Soviet-American Sister City in the U.S., connecting the people of Seattle, Washington and Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
Community Focus
Culture, North American, American (North, South, Central, & Caribbean), American (US), Southeast Asian, Cambodian
Location
Seattle, WA
Seattle-Sihanoukville Sister City Association (Sea-Sih) is a community-based organization that fosters programs in the area of arts & culture, education, healthcare, and economic exchanges.
Community Focus
Culture, North American, South European, American (North, South, Central, & Caribbean), American (US), European, Italian
Location
Seattle, WA
The Seattle-Perugia Sister City Association has maintained ties of sisterhood and friendship with Perugia, Italy.
Community Focus
North American, Culture, East Asian, American (North, South, Central, & Caribbean), American (US), Asian, Japanese
Location
Seattle, WA
Founded in 1957, the Seattle-Kobe relationship was the first such partnership for both cities.
Community Focus
North American, Culture, East Asian, American (North, South, Central, & Caribbean), Asian, American (US), Chinese
Location
Seattle, WA
Seattle and Chongqing enjoy an active, vibrant relationship with exchange programs in the areas of education, arts and culture, science and technology, business, and government
Community Focus
North American, Culture, American (North, South, Central, & Caribbean), North European, American (US), European, Norwegian
Location
Seattle, WA
Promoting international cooperation in business, industry, education and culture to build relationships between Seattle, Washington, and Bergen, Norway.
Community Focus
North American, Culture, American (North, South, Central, & Caribbean), Middle Eastern, American (US), Israeli
Location
Seattle, WA
Be’er Sheva, Israel and Seattle, Washington together make the world more connected through our Sister City Program.
Community Focus
North American, Culture, West European, American (North, South, Central, & Caribbean), American (US), European, French
Location
Seattle, WA
We are a nonprofit citizen diplomacy network creating and strengthening partnerships between Seattle and Nantes in an effort to increase global cooperation at the municipal level, promote cultural understanding, and support educational exchanges.