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Japanese and Californian SISTER CITIES COME TOGETHER

Japanese exchange students from Kirishima, Japan recently spent a few weeks visiting their Sister City Sonora, CA where they lived with host families and learned about American culture.

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Prince George, British columbia says sayonara to Japanese Exchange Students

CHI has been welcoming Japanese exchange students to Prince George, British Columbia since 1992. Over the last 27 years, approximately 1,000 students and more than 60 teachers from Japan have visited Prince George and some of the volunteer CHI families have been hosting for a decade or more.

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20 Year Friendship Between Schools in Japan and the U.S.

For over 20 years, Japan’s Matsudo Kokusai High School and California’s Del Oro High School have been sister schools.  Each year about 20 Japanese exchange students travel to Del Oro’s hometown of Loomis, CA, and spend three weeks living with

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Making American Friends Through Group Homestay

On March 27th, an excited group of Japanese exchange students met their American host families for the first time. The group arrived in Arlington, WA as part of CHI’s Group Homestay Program. While they were tired from a long flight,

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Welcome Exchange Students From Around the World

This month Japanese Group Homestay Program participants spent three weeks in Lodi, CA where they stayed with host families and toured Lodi as well as the surrounding areas.  The Lodi News recently wrote an article about their arrival where they

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Japanese Exchange Students Visit Washington Middle School

Thank you to our friends at Cedar Heights Middle School in Port Orchard, WA, for recently welcoming our Japanese Group Homestay Participants. Students spent the week shadowing American “buddies” and learning about the US school system.  In honor of National Volunteer

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This is Group Homestay

CHI had a wonderful summer welcoming Group Homestay students from around the world.  They came to learn about life in the United States, practice their English skills, and share their cultures with American host families. This is Group Homestay: Building bridges

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Japanese High School Visits Sister School

Matsudo High School, from Japan. made a springtime visit to their sister school, Del Oro High School, in Loomis, CA. The school visits annually each spring for three weeks.  All of the host families have a child at the local

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Japanese Exchange Students Visit in Spring

Japanese exchange students visited Spanaway, WA, this spring.  During their visit, they toured a local high school, visited Lemay Car Museum and participated in a college career day at a local junior high school.  While visiting high school students they were

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