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Friendships Found Through Pasadena Sister Cities Committee

Sister Cities InternationalOctober 19, 2018 Few Sister Cities relationships go back as far as the one shared between Pasadena-Ludwigshafen—and the friendships between residents of the two cities go back even further. As early as 1946, residents of Pasadena, California were aware that Ludwigshafen, Germany was among the neediest in all of post-war Europe thanks to [...]

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Delegation from Pasadena visited Dakar Plateau, Senegal to explore a sister city relationship

A delegation from Pasadena visited Dakar Plateau, Senegal to explore a sister city relationship. Pictured is: Jennipha-Lauren Nielsen, Pasadena Councilmember and Vice Mayor John J. Kennedy, Honorary Consul of Senegal Mame Mbaye, Unknown, Mayor of Dakar Plateau Alioune Ndoye,  Pasadena Sister Cities chair of Armenia Subcommittee Taleen Hindoyan, Pasadena Sister Cities member of Africa subcommittee [...]

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Exchange Students Unite in International Sister Cities

Article from the PCC CourierSeptember 14, 2016 After living together for a week in Germany, two students formed a bond like no other, rooted in history and sustained by the love of appreciating new cultures. Jenny Chang of PCC’s Germania Culture Club and German citizen Victor Lauth are currently together in Pasadena for the next two weeks [...]

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Innovation Award for Humanitarian Assistance

WASHINGTON, DC – Pasadena Sister Cities Committee (PSCC) has won Sister Cities International’s (SCI) 2016 Innovation Award for Humanitarian Assistance for a city with a population between 100,001 and 500,000. The 2016 Sister Cities International Innovation Award for Humanitarian Assistance recognizes the accomplishments of outstanding community and individual sister city programs that promote peace through [...]

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A Little Bit of Chinese Art and Culture in The Westerbeck Hall

Posted on September 23, 2015 by Lilith Garcia in Features The Red Wall Art Troupe from Beijing Xicheng performed at Pasadena City College in the Westerbeck Recital Hall in Pasadena on September 18, 2015. PCC, the City of Pasadena, the China Sub-Commettee and Pasadena Sister Cities Committee brought a taste of traditional Chinese performance arts [...]

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Beijing Red Wall Art Troupe to Perform in Westerbeck

PCC in the News News: Beijing Red Wall Art Troupe to Perform in Westerbeck, Sept. 18 Changing faces Pasadena City College will be hosting the Red Wall Art Troupe, an acclaimed performing arts group from Beijing, on Friday, Sept. 18 at 6:30 p.m. in Westerbeck Recital Hall. “A Taste of Traditional Chinese Performance Arts” will [...]

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Barbara Hendrick Hayden – Remembered

HAYDEN, Barbara Hendrick Pasadena civic and community leader Barbara H. Hayden passed away May 23 shortly after celebrating her 101st birthday on Mothers' Day with family and friends at Villa Gardens Retirement Community. Mrs. Hayden was the daughter of a pioneering Azusa orange rancher and attended both Occidental College and Stanford University before becoming a [...]

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Exhibit Reception Hails Sister City Delegates

Celebrating their 15-year relationship with sister city in Xicheng District, Beijing in China, Pasadena and the Pasadena Sister Cities Committee will hold a welcome reception from 4 to 5 p.m. Thursday at the Pasadena Central Library, 285 E. Walnut St. A small delegation from Xicheng will be welcomed as part of a photo exhibit featuring [...]

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Pioneering Members to be Honored by Pasadena Sister Cities

The Pasadena Sister Cities Committee will be dedicating an addition to its monument in honor of the pioneering members of the five sister cities with the City of Pasadena on Saturday, March 8, from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Pasadena Convention Center. These members were instrumental in developing the initial relationships and continuing programs [...]

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‘Many’ hats

Pasadena Board of Education member and author Elizabeth Pomeroy on politics, publishing and Many Moons Press By Justin Chapman 12/26/2013 Elizabeth Pomeroy, pose for a picture at her home in Pasadena, Wedensday, January 21, 2009. (photo by James Carbone/PW) Elizabeth Pomeroy has always been interested in historical literature. As a graduate student at UC Berkeley [...]

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