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Citizen Diplomats are… Students

Spotlight on Tel Aviv at the Free Library of Philadelphia For the second year, the Building Bridges with Books program of the Free Library of…

Sister Cities Florence Exchange

19 high school students in culinary arts had the opportunity of a lifetime in October studying Italian cuisine, language and culture in Sister City Florence,…

Citizen Diplomats are.. Changemakers

Driving Economic Development In September, PNC Bank and Saxbys co-hosted a breakfast with prominent members of the business community to welcome a delegation of six…

Citizen Diplomats are… Educators

Temple University Eliminating Cultural Barriers Temple’s Intensive English Language Summer Program welcomed 20 students in July from our Sister City Incheon, South Korea. Program director…

Citizen Diplomats are…Government Officials

Mayor Jim Kenney & Global Education Championing Philly as a ‘Welcoming City’, Mayor Kenney greets diplomatic delegations from our Sister Cities throughout the year. But…

Citizen Diplomats are… Business Leaders

Promoting Science & Technology Entrepreneurship In March, Volpe and Koenig president Jay Halt with associates Rob Leonard and Dawn Kerner presented on U.S. intellectual property…

Nick Bayer Founder and Ceo, Saxbys

In June, 22 entrepreneurs and small business owners visited Philadelphia and met Nick Bayer of Saxbys, a social impact company he founded in 2005. The…

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