Sebastopol and Takeo friends
U.S. Open World Program
World Peace, One Friend at a Time
One Friend at a Time
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.
Be a Student Ambassador to Japan
Sebastopol World Friends invites Sebastopol students and their families to learn about the sister city exchange program with Takeo, Japan. 7th and 8th grade students who are attending a middle school in Sebastopol or living in Sebastopol are eligible to apply for the 2019-2020 cycle.
The application process and the hosting and travel overview are presented at the information meetings. Students and parents/guardians are both encouraged to attend one of the following meetings.
- Thursday 10/4 at Twin Hills Middle School (6-7pm) 1685 Watertrough Rd. Sebastopol
- Tuesday 10/9 at Brookhaven School (6-7pm) 7905 Valentine Ave. Sebastopol
- Wednesday 10/10 at Analy High School Library (6-7pm) 6950 Analy Ave. Sebastopol
- Thursday, 10/11 at Hillcrest Middle School (6-7pm) 725 Bloomfield Rd., Sebastopol
Financial assistance and a full scholarship are available.
Sebastopol World Friends & Project C.U.R.E
- Medical supplies and equipment for the hospital
- Project C.U.R.E. conducts assessment of needs before shipment
- AND follow-up training with hospital staff
OUR GOAL IS $30,000 — EVERY LITTLE BIT HELPS
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Sebastopol World Friends Blog
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