Sister Cities Committee

Current Agenda

Meeting Information

Date: 3rd Thursday of every month (please see website for changes)
Time: 6:00 PM
Place: via Zoom:
Established: By City Board in August 1960.


Contact Information

Staff Rep: Jana Stewart
President: Lena Louise Kennedy

(626) 425-6025



Term of Office

1 year.

Required Background

None. Meetings held monthly. Time requirements related to how much time a member wishes to apply. Many opportunities to spend time developing the Sister Cities Program. New members welcomed.


To promote a warm and friendly international relationship between Pasadena and its sister cities of Mishima, Japan; Ludwigshafen, Germany; Jarvenpaa, Finland; Vanadzor, Armenia; Xicheng District of Beijing; and Dakar-Plateau, Senegal through personal citizen visits and communicating a knowledge of Pasadena’s community, homes and schools. To promote an active group participation in the exchange of information and cultural and historic programs.

Pasadena Sister Cities Committee Website


Seventy members; members join voluntarily.
Pasadena residency is not required.
No limit on the number of members.