Get Involved

We want YOU to be a part of this amazing program to promote peace through mutual respect, understanding, and cooperationone individual, one community at a time.

For more information on Minneapolis’s Sister Cities activities or volunteering please contact Bill Deef, Vice President of International Relations at 612.767.8110 or

Relationships with our sister cities are supported and implemented by citizen groups here in Minneapolis whose members organize the exchanges and other activities. Local organizations involved in Minneapolis’s Sister Cities activities include:

- Club Chileno de Minnesota

International Leadership Institute

Iraqi American Reconciliation Project

- Minneapolis Cuernavaca Sister Cities Association

- Minneapolis Ibaraki Sister City Association

- Minneapolis Kuopio Partnership

Minneapolis - Tours Sister City Association

- Minneapolis Uppsala Friendship Committee

- US China Peoples Friendship Association – Minnesota