The Portland-Suzhou Sister City Association (PSSCA) is dedicated to promoting the mutual friendship and understanding between the people of Portland, USA and Suzhou, China. To achieve its mission, the PSSCA promotes ongoing exchanges of cultural, educational and business for the two Cities.
The PSSCA is one of the nine sister cities in Portland, Oregon (USA) that was founded in June, 1988. It has a very strong friendship and a long rich history of ongoing cooperations between citizens, organizations and government bodies. It is overseen by the Office of Government Affairs under the Mayor of the City of Portland.
The organization is comprised of Members and is led by a Board of Directors, with an Executive Board consisting of a president, a vice-president, a treasurer, a secretary and a past-president. The Board's operation is governed by By-laws.
The Portland-Suzhou Sister City Association is a self-supporting non-profit U.S. 501(c)3 corporation. It sustains its operation through sponsorship and various fund-raising activities including the annual fundraising Evening Under the Stars Gala along with individual memberships and corporate sponsorships.
For more information on how you can become a member or partner supporter, please contact us.