sistercities

The mission of CA’s International Exchange and Multicultural Programs (formerly known as “Sister Cities”) is to foster international understanding and to celebrate the diverse cultures of Columbia.

CA’s International Exchange Program develops exchanges for adults and teens in Columbia’s four sister cities, Cergy-Pontoise, France; Tres Cantos, Spain; Tema, Ghana; and Cap-Haitien, Haiti.

CA also develops multicultural programs, such as the monthly World Languages Cafe and the International Book Club, as well as Culture Fests for the community.

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The mission of CA’s International Exchange and Multicultural Programs (formerly known as “Sister Cities”) is to foster international understanding and to celebrate the diverse cultures of Columbia.

CA’s International Exchange Program develops exchanges for adults and teens in Columbia’s four sister cities, Cergy-Pontoise, France; Tres Cantos, Spain; Tema, Ghana; and Cap-Haitien, Haiti.

CA also develops multicultural programs, such as the monthly World Languages Cafe and the International Book Club, as well as Culture Fests for the community.

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Donate Books for Columbia’s Sister City Tema in Ghana!

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Columbia Association is collecting books for children, teens and adults that will be donated to libraries in Columbia’s Sister City, Tema, in Ghana, West Africa. Fiction and nonfiction books will be shipped to the Tema Public Library and the Narh-Bita Medical College Library.

Hardbacks are preferred, but paperbacks in good condition are also acceptable. Career-oriented, vocational and self-help books, as well as reference books and medical/science textbooks are also requested. All reference books, manuals and textbooks must have a publication date of 2005 or later.

Books will be collected until Saturday, Dec. 3 by the Tema Sister City Committee. Books can be dropped off on Saturdays from10am-2pm at the American City Building, 10227 Wincopin Circle, Suite G-16 (the former Lakeside Deli).

Enter the parking lot to the left of Whole Foods, and park near the end of the American City Building. The door facing the lake will be open. For more information or to arrange to drop off books during the week at Columbia Association, please call Laura Smit at 410-715-3162 or email: Laura.Smit@ColumbiaAssociation.org.