Welcome to Global Ties KC!

We are a non-profit volunteer service organization whose purpose is to improve global understanding and make peace through exchange programs between international visitors and Americans in our communities. Global Ties KC promotes citizen diplomacy by person-to-person contacts to help shape United States foreign relations "one handshake at a time."


Upcoming Events & Programs

Seeking Home Hospitality Hosts for Upcoming IVLP Delegation: Young African Leaders

Global Ties KC is seeking volunteers to host members of our upcoming IVLP delegation at their homes for dinner on Halloween!

Home Hospitality hosts serve as cultural ambassadors to our guests by providing them a home cooked meal and an evening of conversation to our international guests.

Contact Courtney Brooks at cbrooks@globaltieskc.org if you would be interested in hosting our guests for a dinner.

You can find more information on our guests by clicking here!


Open World Ukraine Arrives October 24th

Global Ties KC will welcome our latest Open World delegation from Ukraine on Friday, October 24th.

During their stay in Kansas City, the group will attend meetings with local city governments, NGO's, and other organizations to explore subjects related to the program's theme of "Federalism"

You can read more about the group and other upcoming delegations by clicking here!


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