Long Beach-Qingdao Association

Winner of the 2010 Best Overall Program Award from Sister Cities International!
03/28/2014 - Local Sister City Group Receives National Award

The China sister city group of Long Beach received national recognition on Thursday for their community outreach both at home and abroad.  The Long Beach-Qingdao Association was saluted at the China-U.S. Sister Cities Conference in Washington, D.C., just steps from the White House in the Ronald Reagan Building.  President Mary E. Barton, Ph.D., received the award on behalf of Long Beach, and Ms. Mu Li, of the Qingdao office of the China People‚Äôs Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries, received the award for Qingdao. The award recognized the active efforts of LBQA in w [...] Read more