"At the end of the day, these connections serve as hope"

Sep 21, 2018

The Kurdish delegation dropped into KUMD's studios for a chat and a selfie in September of 2012
Credit Lisa Johnson

Japan. Russia. Canada. Kurdistan.

Just a few of the countries whose relationship with the United States has become increasingly fraught in the last months, but also just a few of the countries with whom Duluth enjoys a sister-city relationship.

The chance for people here to connect to the wider world, to meet people who are simultaneously different from and the same as they -- those relationships could be seen as the antidote to fear.

Concerns about weather prompted a move to the DECC for today's International Day of Peace Celebration.

More information about today's event is here on Facebook: