Mission Statement

  • Promote peace by providing opportunities for the residents of Greater Bakersfield to experience different cultures through education, social, and economic interaction.


  • To provide opportunities for city officials and citizens to experience and explore other cultures through long-term community partnerships.
  • To stimulate environments in which communities will creatively learn, work, and solve problems together through reciprocal cultural, educational, municipal, business, professional, and technical exchanges and projects.
  • To collaborate with organizations in the United States and other countries which share similar goals.

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