Organized in 1988, Asheville Sister Cities, Inc. (ASCI) is an independent 501(c)3 that is a people-oriented, community organization affiliated with the City of Asheville and Sister Cities International. In conjunction with local governments, it serves to promote international awareness and maintain relations with the sister cities linked to Asheville:
- Vladikavkaz, Russia
- San Cristóbal de las Casas, Mexico
- Saumur, France
- Karpenisi, Greece
- Valladolid, Mexico
- Osogbo, Nigeria
- Dunkeld-Birnam, Scotland
Membership in the Sister Cities program is open to all individuals and organizations in the Asheville community.
With so much going on – including trips, events, entertainment, language classes, food and wine tastings, school exchange programs, and much, much more – there couldn’t be a better time to get involved. Join us as we promote promote peace through global friendship. Please visit the membership page and become a part of Asheville Sister Cities today! Also, check out our Facebook page and click “like” to be kept up-to-date on the latest news.
Asheville Sister Cities is a member of Sister Cities International. Click here to learn more about Sister Cities International, or visit the Sister Cities International website.
MISSION STATEMENT: Asheville Sister Cities, Inc. promotes peace, understanding, cooperation and sustainable partnerships through formalized agreements between international cities and the City of Asheville, North Carolina.