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Archive for 2016

‘I fell in love with the city because of the friendliness of its residents’

This letter comes in support of the request to make Nablus a sister city of Boulder. I first visited Nablus in 2010 when I was on a tour of Israel and Palestine. I immediately fell in love with the city because of the friendliness of its residents, the charm of […]

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High-school student: It’s important to find out for yourself what people are actually like

Dear council member, I’m emailing to encourage you to approve Nablus as Boulder’s 8th sister city. I am a senior at Shining Mountain Waldorf School and when I was 16 I had the opportunity to spend three weeks as a volunteer in Nablus. During that time, I mostly played soccer […]

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‘A caliber of kindness I have yet to experience anywhere else in the world’

To: Boulder City Council My name is Eliza Verena Norris and I was born and raised in Boulder, Colorado where my family lives. I am currently living in Washington D.C. where I have the privilege to work on behalf of global human rights. My interest in the Middle East arose […]

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Lemon Tree founder: ‘Fear should not play a part in this decision’

To Members of the City Council of Boulder: As a community about to decide on the issue of Nablus as a Sister City I am reminded of the of the Prime Minister of Norway’s statement after the terrorist attacks there in July of 2011 committing to protect the culture of openness […]

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CU Professor Emeritus Mayer: Nablus Sister City approval will help counter Islamophobia in our community

Dear City Council members: I am writing in support of making Nablus a Sister City of Boulder. Three years ago this request was rejected by the Council (for very poor reasons in my estimation). Since then, the advocates of the Nablus Sister City project have worked exceedingly hard to build […]

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Dr. Rob Prince: Nablus deserves Council’s support and official recognition by city of Boulder

Dear Council, I hope you will support this proposal to formalize the sister city relations between Boulder and Nablus. I attended the Council meeting where this idea – of making Nablus a sister city of Boulder – a few years ago. I was disappointed by the council vote that time […]

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Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom: official Nablus sister city in keeping with our goals!

Dear Members of City Council, The Boulder Branch of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom strongly urges you to approve the designation of Nablus as an official sister-city of Boulder. WILPF is a hundred-year-old organization working for peace and human rights around the world. We see the Nablus […]

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Pastor Carl Hofmann: ‘The residents of Nablus impressed us as a joyful, welcoming people”

Dear Friends, In early June 2015, I had the privilege of leading a pilgrimage to Palestine-Israel for 19 members of our First Presbyterian Church of Boulder. The focus of our trip was not only to see the “ancient stones” of the historic sites, but to have fellowship with what the […]

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Stephanie Martz: Council Should Approve New Sister City

As published in the Daily Camera 3/3/16 Stephanie Martz is president of Boulder-Dushanbe Sister Cities. I am writing in response to the article “Boulder again considering 8th sister city” (Daily Camera, Feb. 25), reporting on the application to the Boulder City Council to extend sister city designation to Nablus in […]

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City Council to Again Consider Boulder Nablus Sister City Project Approval

Read the article in the Daily Camera! The Boulder-Nablus Sister City Project is on the Boulder City Council agenda to request status as an official sister city with Nablus on Tuesday, April 19. We appreciate your support of this effort by way of letters to City Council: Please stay tuned […]

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The Boulder-Nablus Sister City Project fosters relationships through cultural, educational, information and trade exchanges, inspiring lifelong friendships that support prosperity and peace through person-to-person “citizen diplomacy.” We arrange delegations to Nablus, with an emphasis on service, host Nablus citizens in Boulder, produce Palestinian cultural events and share expertise between citizens of both cities.

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