Long Beach-Yokkaichi Sister City Association

Long Beach-Yokkaichi Sister City Association (HM1DYJ)

Location: Long Beach, CA 90804 Los Angeles County
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N 33° 46.54', W 118° 8.075'

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Building Leaders for a Global Community

— Peace through Personal Diplomacy —

This plaque was dedicated on the 50th Anniversary of the establishment of the
Long Beach-Yokkaichi Sister City Association to honor the citizens of both cities
who are dedicated to peach through personal diplomacy.
November 8, 2013

Bob Foster
Mayor, City of Long Beach

Toshiyuki Tanaka
Mayor, City of Yokkaichi

Jeanette Schelin, President
Long Beach-Yokkaichi Sister City Association

Yokkaichi Friendship Garden
Rededicated in 2013 to the friendship between the citizens of Long Beach and Yokkaichi, this garden features cherry trees donated by the Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens and the Consulate-General of Japan in Los Angeles, and crab apple trees donated by S.C. Yamamoto, Inc.

Special thanks to the Long Beach Parks and Recreation Commissioners and staff and to Professor Keiji Uesugi and his students at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona who contributed to the design as a class project.

The Long Beach-Yokkaichi Sister City Association Programs and Our Partners
Trio Exchange ProgramEstablished 1965. Alternating each year with our sister city, one teacher and two high school students from Long Beach are selected to visit Yokkaichi as goodwill ambassadors on a three-week cultural exchange.
Long Beach Unified School District

Yokkaichi English Fellows Program (YEF)Established 1987. Each year Long Beach teachers or CSULB graduates have the opportunity to serve two years in a paid position as assistant language teachers at elementary and middle schools in Yokkaichi, Japan.
California State University, Long Beach
Yokkaichi Board of Education

Environmental Summit ProgramEstablished 2007. Each summer 4 students and 1 chaperone from Long Beach study environmental issues and solutions with students from Japan and China at the International Center for Environmental Technology Transfer (ICETT) in Yokkaichi.
Port of Long Beach

The Physicians' ProgramEstablished 2002. Each year visiting doctors from Yokkaichi Hospital study medical issues at Long Beach Memorial Medical Center and other local hospitals.
Long Beach Memorial Medical Center

To learn more about the Long Beach-Yokkaichi Sister City Association and its programs, please visit us at www.longbeach-yokkaichi.org
Year Placed2013
Placed ByLong Beach-Yokkaichi Sister City Association
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Date Added Sunday, October 19th, 2014 at 9:14am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 394946 N 3737861
Decimal Degrees33.77566667, -118.13458333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 46.54', W 118° 8.075'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 46' 32.40" N, 118° 8' 4.50" W
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Area Code(s)562, 714
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5037-5065 E 7th St, Long Beach CA 90804, US
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