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The mission of Sebastopol World Friends is to link Sebastopol with its sister cities through a variety of educational and cultural programs and to coordinate exchanges which will promote lasting friendships.
Sebastopol World Friends offers a changing array of programs connected to our sister city relationships with Takeo, Japan, and Chyhyryn, Ukraine. We also engage with our community through a variety of events and cultural activities, and offer opportunities to host visitors and volunteer.
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Dear SWF friends and supporters, We have an urgent need for Host families. From Saturday September 14, 2019 to Friday September 20, 2019, SWF will be hosting 10 students from Kagoshima University, Japan. The Kagoshima University program is in its third year and we...
Sebastopol World Friends Supports Hospital in Chyhyryn, Ukraine and Celebrates Their 25 years of Sister City Relationship
Sebastopol, CA – When Leaf Roberts, founding member of Sebastopol World Friends (SWF), visited the hospital in Sebastopol’s sister city in Ukraine in 1994, she was deeply moved by the bleak conditions she saw there. “They were still using wooden IV poles; it looked...