In Memorium

Tom Swift, member since 2012, passed away on Sept. 29, 2016.  

Tom was a member of Sacramento FF exchange to Indonesia in 2014.  

He retired from CSUS and was a professor of history emeritus, specializing in Japan.  He is remembered for his quiet manner and amazing knowledge of Asia, especially Japan and the Japanese language.   


Read about our ambassadors' exploits in Moldova on the 
Exchange Blog 

Reservations due by Oct. 9 for the Sapporo Exchange Dinner

Discover Guatemala Global Exchange January 11-20, 2017

Upcoming events

16 Nov 2016 1:30 PM (PST) • Arcade Library, 2443 Marconi Ave., Sacramento
16 Nov 2016 3:30 PM (PST) • Arcade Library, 2443 Marconi Ave., Sacramento 95821
04 Dec 2016 1:00 PM (PST) • To Be Determined
06 Mar 2017 (PST) • Sacramento, California

Other Exchange Openings

January 2017

Global: Discover Guatemala

January 11 to 20, 2017

February 2017

Global: Humanitarian Exchange to Kitui, Kenya

April 2017

Global: Biking and Belgium

Be sure to check the FF Catalog for many more adventures.

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Future Exchanges 

Sacramento FF



Sapporo, Japan

October 15-18, 2016

Lynn Meyer, ED



Discover the Wild West

March 6-10, 2017

Chris Smith, ED

Big Canoe/North Georgia

June 4-10 2017

Charlene Taylor, ED

Toronto, Canada

October 2017

Kathy Hart, ED


 Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Spring, 2017

Pat Ghiglieri, ED

Gifu City, Japan

October 5-12, 2017

George Meyer, ED

Vietnam Special Exchange 

Fall 2017

Chris Smith, ED

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