Sister Cities of Long Beach, Inc., (SCLB) promotes and develops effective and mutually beneficial cooperation between the citizens of Long Beach and those cities of other nations through its affiliation with Sister Cities International. SCLB promotes peace through mutual respect, understanding, and cooperation – one individual, one community at a time with other port cities of the world. SCLB exchanges people, ideas and information relating to issues of interest that may include economic, social, cultural, educational, municipal, environmental, professional, technical, and youth concerns.