Sister Cities of Newport News


SCNN's mission is "To build and strengthen international cooperation, understanding and development between the citizens of the City of Newport News and those of the world".
All funds raised via the "GIVE LOCAL 757" campaign will be earmarked to support our Scholarship for high school seniors and youth exchanges. Please consider the impact you can make in a young persons' life by making a generous donation.

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Sister Cities of Newport News (SCNN) is a volunteer lead nonprofit focused on international citizen diplomacy. SCNN is a member of Sister Cities International (SCI), the nation's foremost citizen diplomacy movement representing over 500 U.S. cities with more than 2,000 partnerships in over 140 countries. Newport News is currently "sistered" with Neyagawa, Japan; Taizhou, China; and, Greifswald, Germany and also has "friendship city" partnerships with ZiYang (Sichuan), China and Saint Nazaire, France. More information is available at www.sistercities-nn.com and on FACEBOOK @sistercities.newportnews.va.usa
"I learned so much about the German language along with their customs and the culture in general. Having the opportunity to live in another country is something I would recommend to anyone."
Alex May, Youth Delegate - 2017 SCNN High School Exchange to Germany

"This exchange impacted me because it was my first time visiting another country. Through my wonderful experiences on this trip, I am excited to take advantage of the study abroad programs at my future college and further expand my global insight."
Jamie Peltz, Youth Delegate - 2017 SCNN High School Exchange to Germany