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Sister Cities of Long Beach (SCLB) works to create and strengthen partnerships between the City of Long Beach, California and communities in other countries to build people-to-people global cooperation and to promote the exchange of mutually beneficial interests relating to social, cultural, community, educational, environmental and technological arenas.

SCLB members are a critical part of the relationships with our Sister and friendship Cities of: Yokkaichi, Japan | Qingdao, China | Sochi, Russia | Phnom Penh, Cambodia | Mombasa, Kenya | Taoyuan, Taiwan | Bacolod, Philippines.

Benefits of Membership

  • Connect with other people like you who are interested in international friendship.
  • Make friendships with international sister cities students, families, and leaders.
  • Recieve invitation to trip delegations to other sister cities.
  • Make local and international business contacts.
  • Recieve invitation to events, cultural activities, and programs.
  • Become a Long Beach citizen diplomat and sister city ambassador.

Help make possible all of SCLB’s programs. Please select the left button below to pay annual membership dues online or the right button to print and mail the membership form.

SCLB is a qualified 501(c)(3) organization. Tax ID# 33-0670943
Membership dues and donations are tax deductible to the extent provided by law.

Membership dues and donations can be submitted by mail by completing the Membership Form and mailing your membership dues or donation to: 

Sister Cities of Long Beach
Attn: Membership
P.O Box 41492
Long Beach, CA 90853 United States

For more information or inquiries regarding membership, please contact



Sister Cities of Long Beach has always relied on passionate, dedicated volunteers to build a rich legacy of cultural, educational, and economic bridges that have developed SCLB’s global identity. Volunteers generously sharing their time and creativity have always been essential to our success. Volunteer involvement can range from short-term projects to leading long-term initiatives. Examples of volunteer activities include:

  • Serving on a Sister City Committee 
  • Organizing events 
  • Hosting international guests/delegations 
  • Publicity and outreach efforts 
  • Fundraising 
  • Interpreting/translation 
  • Business development 
  • Writing articles 

If you are interested in volunteer opportunities, please contact us at