Through cultural, educational, and economic exchanges, the City of Newport News will be recognized as a global leader. It is our belief that freedom of thought, freedom of expression and freedom of conscience are essential to establishing a quality of life second to none. We contend that the pursuit of continuous learning about people and their communities will facilitate social and economic growth while recognizing the essential need for economic balance. Sister Cities of Newport News, Inc. is empowered to fulfill this vision.
Sister Cities of Newport News
700 Town Center Drive, Suite 230
Newport News, VA 23606 U.S.A.
Kate Helwig, Executive Director
Sister Cities of Newport News, Inc. or SCNN, operates as a 501 (c) non-profit governed by a 19 member, volunteer Board of Directors and managed by an Executive Director. At the heart of our organization are volunteers, businesses and partner organizations who support the us with their time, financial donations and in-kind services. Funding is provided through member dues, donations, fundraising activities and grants. Numerous committees operate to carry out the mission of the organization. New members and volunteers are always welcomed.
JAPANESE DELEGATION VISIT POSTPONED
Sister Cities and the Neyagawa International Exchange and Friendship Association (NIEFA) have agreed to postpone the visit of a 19-member, mixed aged, delegation from Newport News' Japanese Sister City scheduled for March 21-29 due to concerns over COVID-19 (novel coronavirus).