The mission of the Spokane-Nishinomiya Sister City Society is to promote goodwill between the people of Spokane, Washington, and Nishinomiya, Japan through friendship, mutual respect, understanding, and cooperation with cultural, educational, and economic activities and exchanges.

We encourage all Spokane citizens to be actively involved by becoming members, attending Society events, hosting exchange guests, assisting with fundraisers, planning events, and participating in various other activities.

Society business and planning meetings are usually held the first Thursday of every month via Zoom starting at 6:30 p.m. You are welcome to attend. Check with Roland Herriges, our Society President at sqrgr@comcast.net, for the Zoom link.

Hana Hill, a student from Mt. Spokane High School, shares about her 2019 Japanese high school exchange experience.

Recent updates

  • Check out our collection of Lighthouse photos in Riverfront Park.
  • Check out the blog of Rachel Binger, the Assistant Language Teacher from Spokane, who is now in Nishinomiya.
  • Check out our new video collection.
  • Check out our latest newsletter.

Contact Rol Herriges for more information about the Spokane-Nishinomiya Sister City Society