Brookline Sister City 29th Anniversary

Support Brookline’s Sister City Project and support global connections for residents of Brookline!  BQSCP is celebrating its 29th Anniversary with an educational week scheduled for Oct. 16-22, 2016.

Highlights of Brookline Sister City Week

newpoetrySunday Oct. 16th @ 3 PM
English/Spanish Poetry Event

Center Communities of Brookline
1550 Beacon St.- 3rd floor
Brookline, MA 02446

scienceMonday Oct. 17th @ 7 PM
Science on Screen at the Coolidge Corner Theatre

Before the film Chinatown there will be a scientific presentation about water quality as an issue in both developed and developing countries.

Thursday Oct. 20th
Celebration Dinner & Educational Forum
Temple Ohabei Shalom
Penn-Spero Hall
1187 Beacon St.
Brookline, MA 02446

5:30 – 7 PM  “A Taste of Brookline” Celebration/Fundraiser honoring Jean & Peter Stringham.

7:30 PM Educational Forum co-sponsored by Brookline Adult & Community Education (BA&CE) with Gov. Michael Dukakis and award winning foreign correspondent Stephen Kinzer


In the last years, BQSCP has provided funding for a wide range of projects:

  • First computer classrooms in Quezalguaque
  • Renovation of the BQSCP built health center & two satellite sites
  • Pipitos special education program
  • Public health programs to combat dengue & Zika, study childhood malnutrition, continuing work to address the epidemic of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD).
  • Continuing support for BQSCP built library & mobile library, housing, medical transportation & for an arts program.


BQSCP receives no public funding & has no paid staff.  Our work is totally supported by voluntary contributions primarily from the Brookline community but also from around the country.

Sponsors for the 29th Anniversary Celebration on October 20nd will be listed in the invitations for the event and in the program.  Donations may be targeted to specific projects or given to the BQSCP general fund to support the above programs.

To be a sponsor, click on the appropriate category below.

Presidentes $5000
Embajadores $2500
Diplomáticos $1000
Cónsules $500
Líderes $250

Contributions to the Brookline Sister City Project are fully tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. The Brookline Quezalguaque Sister City Project is tax exempt under section 501(c)(3).

 Sponsorship payable to Brookline-Quezalguaque Sister City Project may be mailed to BQCSP, P.O. Box 114, Brookline, MA 02446. Please include your name and address.

29h Anniversary Celebration Committee 

Chair – Chobee Hoy

Jenny Amory John Grew
Alan Balsam Paula Kaminow
Dana Brigham Judy Paradis
Carol Caro Richard Segan
Carrie Carrizosa Enid Shapiro
Chris Chanyasulkit Lois Statlender
Stacey Downey Peter Stringham, MD
Gov. Michael & Kitty Dukakis Kathy Tallman
Margery Eagan Lisa Wisel
Bambi Good