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Afula-Gilboa, Israel   |   Amalfi, Italy    |   Avignon, France   |   Freetown, Sierra Leone
Hue, Vietnam   |   León, Nicaragua    |   Tetlanohcan, Mexico

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Amistad Committee 25th Anniversary Celebration



New Haven Sister Cities’ board members, state and local leaders, and community members celebrated the Amistad Committee’s 25th Anniversary with a delegation from Sierra Leone, led by the Honorable Alpha Kanu,…

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Added by Shaundolyn Slaughter on October 9, 2013 at 5:25pm — No Comments

Pictures of Provence, Artist Reception - Monday, August 5, 2013 at 5:30pm

The New Haven Free Public Library, Mitchell Branch will hold an Artist Reception on Monday, August 5 from 5:30-7pm featuring photographs of Provence by Barbara Hendrix. Click here for the flyer: NHFPL_ArtistReception080513.pdf



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New Haven Free Public Library -…

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Added by Shaundolyn Slaughter on August 1, 2013 at 9:12am — No Comments

Bastille Day Celebration & Happy Hour 2013

Looking forward to another festive Quatorze Juillet Fete at Union league, 1032 Chapel St New Haven, this evening from 5pm-7pm!  Hope to see you there!

Added by Shaundolyn Slaughter on July 11, 2013 at 3:52pm — 1 Comment

Tetlanohcan Committee Report on La Casa Rosa

This Spring, New Haven Sister Cities was fortunate to have Adina Hemley-Bronstein, a Yale University undergrad, serve as an intern with the Tetlanohcan Committee. As part of the community-based learning component of her Latina/Latino New Haven course, she compiled a report, "La Casa Rosa: Fighting for a Future in a Free Trade World", in which she explores the impact of migration and neoliberalism on the culture, language, and families of Tetlanohcan. 

Despite…

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Added by Shaundolyn Slaughter on June 24, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Fête de la Musique - 21 Juin 2013, Avignon, France

If you plan to be in or near Avignon, France this weekend, check out their Fête de la Musique.  All performances are free. Click here or on the brochure cover below for details.

Added by Shaundolyn Slaughter on June 19, 2013 at 8:19am — No Comments

FILM SCREENING: Adrift (Choi Voi) Followed by discussion with Director, Bùi Thac Chuyên

FILM SCREENING:

Adrift (Choi Voi)

Followed by discussion with Director,  Bùi Thac Chuyên



April 11, 7:00 P.M.

212 York Street



See http://www.yale.edu/seas/Adrift for synopsis, trailer, reviews

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Added by Voytec - NHSC Admin on April 9, 2012 at 8:05pm — No Comments

Fêtons le Quatorze Juillet!

I am excited that New Haven Sister Cities’ first happy hour will be held July 14, in honor of Bastille Day, France’s national holiday, at Union League Café, 1032 Chapel Street in New Haven.  Light hors d’oeuvres will be provided.  This will be a fun opportunity to…

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Added by Shaundolyn Slaughter on July 14, 2011 at 10:34am — No Comments

IRIS Celebrates The World Refugee Day - New Haven

World Refugee Day Celebration



Wednesday, June 22, 2011

5:00 – 9:00pm


Luce Hall

34 Hillhouse Avenue

New Haven, CT





World Refugee Day is an international day of awareness designated by the United Nations… Continue

Added by Voytec - NHSC Admin on June 21, 2011 at 11:20am — No Comments

Gearing Up for the Bike Tour

New Haven Sister Cities (NHSC) has teamed up again with the International Festival of Arts and Ideas to offer this family-fun event on Sunday, June 12, 2011. This bike ride combines health and fitness with cultural awareness and education. We guide cycling enthusiasts around New Haven and give them a snapshot into our seven sister cities. Participants will meet at the New Haven Green and register for the 2pm tour and then they will be off to see Tetlanohcan, Mexico at Claire’s. From there, the… Continue

Added by Shaundolyn Slaughter on June 10, 2011 at 10:48am — No Comments

New Haven Delegation Arrives in Hue, Vietnam

Fifteen people representing the City of New Haven have arrived in Hue for the start of the 2011 Traditional Handcrafts Festival and meetings with City of Hue officials.  Barbara Lamb, president of NH Sister Cities, Chair of the Hue-NH Committee and Director of the Dept of Cultural Affairs for the City of New Haven is being accompanied by Kelly Murphy, New Haven's Economic Development Administrator and 13 other individuals with ties to New Haven and interest in the relationship with…

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Added by Barbara Lamb on May 1, 2011 at 6:48pm — No Comments

NHSC Tour to Vietnam Attracts More Than A Dozen People

The Hue, Vietnam City Committee has closed out the trip with a total of 15 people registered for the Vietnam-Cambodia trip leaving April 26.  The group will visit all the major sites of Hanoi, Hoi An, and Ho Chi Minh City over a two week+ period, ending with a 3 day visit to Angkor Wat in Cambodia.  The trip includes a special overnight cruise in Ha Long Bay.  The group will also be hosted by officials in the City of Hue for two days during the 2011 Traditional Handcrafts and Culinary Festival… Continue

Added by Barbara Lamb on April 12, 2011 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Learning how to use Our Web Site

Well here we are trying to navigate and use our web site.  This is a very good exercise and learning experience.

Added by Jacqueline Randolph on April 12, 2011 at 6:58pm — No Comments

2010 Census reveals strong growth for New Haven

By City of New Haven









New Haven, CT - Detailed figures released by the United States Census Bureau show New Haven added 6,153 new residents over the past decade, a population…
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Added by Voytec - NHSC Admin on March 11, 2011 at 9:56am — No Comments

Exciting Tour of Vietnam starting in New Haven - Travel with New Haven Sister Cities

EXCITING TOUR OF VIETNAM $3150



The New Haven-Hue, Vietnam City Committee of NH Sister Cities is pleased to invite members of the New Haven community with an interest in learning more about Vietnam, to join us for an amazing tour April 26 – May 12 at a price of only $3150 which includes international and in-country air, all hotels, most meals, an overnight cruise in Ha Long Bay,…
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Added by Voytec - NHSC Admin on March 9, 2011 at 8:07am — No Comments

Study Spanish in a unique immersion program in Tetlanohcan, Mexico. July 1st to August 12th, 2011.

Still* looking for something to do this summer?



*Want* to practice your Spanish skills while supporting a *community in resistance*?



Then…Come study at ARRIBA SAN PANCHO! Spanish School for Social Justice at the Migrant Family Support Center in Tetlanohcan, Mexico. 


July 1st to August 12th, 2011.



The Migrant Families Support Center (CAFAMI) is located in the quaint highland village of San…
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Added by Voytec - NHSC Admin on February 14, 2011 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Sister Cities International's New England Regional Meeting February 18, 2011 “Navigating the Visa Process: Best Practices”

Sister Cities International's New England Regional Meeting

February 18, 2011

  

“Navigating the Visa Process: Best Practices”



 

Registration is Complimentary and Lunch will be Provided



 

This meeting will provide…

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Added by Voytec - NHSC Admin on February 4, 2011 at 10:33am — No Comments

New Haven Register "At 30, New Haven Sister Cities embraces friends around the globe"

New Haven Register published an article by Jim Shelton about new developments within New Haven Sister Cities.

New Haven wants to be the city of sisterly love again.…



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Added by Voytec - NHSC Admin on January 23, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Something for the Kids!

New Haven Sister Cities is excited to be represented at Edgewood Magnet School's 5th Annual International Night- January 27, 2011, 6PM-8PM!

 

We'll take part in the exhibit of countries, with a potluck dinner and entertainment.

Added by Olia Yelner on January 20, 2011 at 5:33pm — No Comments

Shaping your Community for a Greener Future - Sister Cities International 2011 Young Artists and Authors Showcase call for entries

2011 Young Artists and Authors Showcase entry forms and guidelines are now available!

For all young authors and artists, take part in these exciting international programs for the chance to win cash prizes. Visit the program …

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Added by Voytec - NHSC Admin on December 17, 2010 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Tetlanohcan Comes to Town - article from New Haven Independent

BY Allan Appel |New Haven Independent | DEC 10, 2010 11:01 AM

Allan Appel Photo

ALLAN APPEL PHOTO

Marco Castillo

New Haven’s newest sister city in the…
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Added by Voytec - NHSC Admin on December 10, 2010 at 7:00pm — No Comments

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