Who are we?

BCSCC meeting Baltimore Changwon Sister City Committee (BCSCC) is one of the newest Sister City Committees to launch in Baltimore, creating a new partnership between the port cities of Changwon, Korea, and Baltimore, Maryland. In just the past few months, after finalizing two proclamations exchanged between the Mayors of Baltimore and Changwon, BCSCC has started its journey as a new cultural presence in Baltimore. We are committed to establishing cultural, educational, and professional exchanges between the two cities of Baltimore and Changwon.

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Baltimore Changwon Sister City Committee Milestones 2017 – 2018

Sep 19, 2017

Michael Young (Board member of Baltimore Kawasaki Sister City Committee) suggested to Michelle Lee to form a Sister City Committee for Baltimore and any Korean port city.

Sep 26, 2017

Michelle Lee contacted Matthew Lee to ask for his cooperation in forming Baltimore Sister City.

Nov 27, 2017

The first Baltimore Korean Sister City Committee meeting was held in the conference room at City Hall.

Dec 9, 2017

Mr. Moowon Kang, Officer from the Changwon City government, contacted Matthew Lee.

Sep 26, 2017

Michelle Lee contacted Matthew Lee to ask for his cooperation in forming Baltimore Sister City.

Dec 10, 2017

Baltimore Mayor Pugh letter about forming a Sister City agreement sent to Changwon.

Jan 12, 2018

Changwon City commited to sending an official acceptance letter for the Sister City agreement from the Changwon Mayor.

April 30, 2018 -
May 4, 2018

Changwon City commited to sending an official acceptance letter for the Sister City agreement from the Changwon Mayor.

BCSCC event 1

Michael Young presented Baltimore Changwon Sister City Committee’s roles and his experiences from being a BKSCC board member at the first meeting.

BCSCC event 2

Matthew Lee Introduced Mr. Ethan Cohen, Senior Project Coordinator at City of Baltimore Office of the Mayor, at the Changwon delegation reception (Rusty Scupper restaurant) on May 1, 2018.

BCSCC event 3

Mayor Pugh, Changwon Officer Delegates and Baltimore Changwon Sister City Committee posed at Rotunda Hall at Baltimore City Hall on May 3, 2018.

Baltimore Changwon Sister City Committee (BCSCC)

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Baltimore

BCSCC baltimore Baltimore (/ˈbɔːltɪmɔːr/) is an independent city in the state of Maryland within the United States. Baltimore was established by the Constitution of Maryland as an independent city in 1729. With a population of 611,648 in 2017, Baltimore is the largest such independent city in the United States. As of 2017, the population of the Baltimore metropolitan area was estimated to be just under 2.808 million, making it the 20th largest metropolitan area in the country.

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Changwon

BCSCC changwon The port city of Changwon, on the southern Korean coast, lies in an area that has been inhabited since the Bronze Age. Changwon has many vibrant industries and is renowned for its festivals and natural spaces. It is a port city and the first major planned city in South Korea. Its mild climate and picturesque marine views make it a popular tourist destination. One major tourist attraction is the cherry blossom festival, held annually, which features 360,000 cherry trees.

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