Join WBC and Chicago Sister Cities International (CSCI) at this year’s Global Gateways Symposium on April 9, 2020.

You’re invited to join us on April 9, where some 400 guests are expected at the Chicago Cultural Center to learn about the importance of citizen diplomacy and how extraordinary citizens are making a difference in their communities. The Global Gateways Symposium will feature local citizen diplomats such as Rich Alapack, founder of we all live here; Tonika Johnson, creator of the Folded Map Project; and Charles H.C. Kim, organizer of Peace Day in Chicago for a lively panel discussion, followed by a reception where guests can experience the food, beverage, and entertainment of Chicago’s sister cities, learn about CSCI programming and events for the year, and win exciting raffle prizes.

This event is ideal for those who are passionate about global affairs, cultural arts, government relations and international business. To purchase tickets and meet the confirmed panelists, visit our website here.

Sponsorship and in-kind donations are also available. If interested, please contact Melanie Sillas, VP of Development at or 312-763-3652.

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