Friendship City: Chilpancingo, Guerrero, Mexico

On Monday, September 14, 2020, Mayor Nicola Smith and Council Member Julieta Altamirano-Crosby participated in a virtual Friendship City Ceremony with the city of Chilpancingo, Guerrero, Mexico.

It was a great honor to be joined by the Governor of Guerrero, Hector Astudillo Flores, and Chilpancingo Council Member Ana Lilia Leyva Sotelo for this ceremony and the beginning of our Friendship City relationship. 

Council Member Altamirano-Crosby is originally from Chilpancingo and was in Chilpancingo for the ceremony. 

Lynnwood is a diverse city. We have residents from all corners of the world: Asia, Africa, Europe, South America, and Australia. In Lynnwood, Latinx community members account for approximately 15% of our population, and we are so glad that they have chosen to call Lynnwood home! This Friendship City Relationship will create an open exchange of information, economics, arts, tourism, and more!