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Friendship Force is a cultural exchange group that promotes
peace and friendship in the world through homestays -
building global goodwill through personal friendships.
Change the way you see the world!


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November Meeting 

Date/Time: Saturday November 14, 3-5 pm
Location: Zoom online
Program: Petra, Wadi Rum and Baha'i Gardens - UNESCO World Heritage sites in Jordan and Israel, in independent travel after our Journey to Israel in 2018
     Presenter: Mary Williams

Members will receive an invitation 2 weeks, 1 week and the day of the meeting with a link that you will simply need to click to access the program.
Guests: please contact edward perez to be invited to join this meeting.

No reservation needed.
Info: Paula Rose - paularose2000@hotmail.com


  There will also be Member Connections get-togethers in October. See Meetings page.                      



Since Journeys for the next several months have been canceled, the loss of
income to our parent organization is tremendous.
Please read the request for donations from our CEO, Jeremi Snook, on the FFI page.

Inbound Journeys 2020 and 2021

Kaohsiung, Taiwan Inbound - Dates: August 20-26, 2020
Host Coordinator: Patty Niemeyer - peanutpatti1@gmail.com
UPDATE: This Journey has cancelled as of March 12. 2020.

Central Israel, Israel to Dallas, TX and San Antonio TX – May, 2021 – dates TBD
 UPDATE: This Journey has cancelled by Central Israel club as of June 15, 2020.

Madison, Wisconsin - 2021 dates TBD

Outbound Journeys 2020 and 2021

Dayton, Ohio - June 28 – July 5, 2020 - joining 3-5 Ambassadors from Russia.
 UPDATE: This Journey has cancelled by Dayton.

Coatepec, Mexico - October, 2021 - dates TBD
Charleston, South Carolina - 2021 dates TBD

Vitual Journeys to Other Clubs on VIMEO

Now posted: Brazil / Volta Lake, Ghana / Mexico
More information on Journeys page



Last Super Regional Conference
Cincinnati - April 20-21, 2018.
Conferences now include several regions.
More information on the SW Conference page and May 2018 Newsletter.

Next Super Regional Conference
Minneapolis - Sept 18-20, 2020
Embassy Suites downtown, 12 Sixth St. South, Minneapolis MN 55412
$175 early-bird registration. Taking registrations now; refundable if cancelled.
UPDATE 4/7/2020: This conference has been cancelled

Pre-Conference Tour – The North Shore of Lake Superior (September 14-17, $525) and other pre-conference activities arranged by the FF of Minnesota-Twin Cities.
More details on SW Conference page.
UPDATE 4/7/2020: This pre-conference trip has been cancelled

Last International Conference
Boulder, Colorado - July 23-26, 2019
See Sept 2019 Newsletter or FFI

Next International Conference
Dates TBD, 2021
Kaohsiung, Taiwan



Membership Form

Membership Dues Renewal Form 2020

Journey Application Form - International

Journey Application Form - Domestic

Health and Mobility Checklist

See more forms


Our Purpose

Our purpose is to be a multi-cultural group that promotes peace and friendship in the world by building global good will through personal friendships and exchanges (now called Journeys).

Our mission is building world understanding through personal friendships.

Our vision is to be an outstanding model as a diverse and actively involved Friendship Force club representing Dallas, Texas to the world.

Learn how Friendship Force works and the ways you can participate, both at home and far away! Watch the video in 6 other languages here: https://www.friendshipforce.org/new-animated-video-what-is…/


Our History

Friendship Force Dallas is one of several hundred Friendship Force clubs located throughout the world. We host citizen Ambassodors from clubs in other countries and from the United States and visit clubs around the world.

The Dallas club was established in 1994 as part of the Friendship Force International program, founded in 1977 with about 370 clubs in over 60 countries and growing. Dallas membership is now at 83 members from all walks of life - professionals, seniors, singles, couples, families; we welcome anyone who wants to meet new friends at home and abroad.

See photos and reports in current and past newsletters and on our Journeys page.


Our Activities

- We host one to three Inbound Journeys from other countries per year; we share our Texas lifestyles,
  homes and families as home hosts, day hosts or club members for one week.

- We travel on one or more Outbound Journeys per year; we become part of another family's life and
  lifestyle for one-two weeks; we may include an optional tour.

- We travel to and host other American clubs for Domestic Journeys.

- We meet monthly for cultural enrichment, fun and fellowship.

- We occasionally meet for special events, parties, lunch or dinner, wine tasting, etc.

- We attend international and regional conferences and festivals.

- We promote international understanding and personal friendships.


Contact Information
Postal address: P. O. Box 551151, Dallas, TX 75355
Phone and fax: 214- 699-7574 
E-mail: friendshipforcedallas@yahoo.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FriendshipForceDallas/
Webmaster: mwilliamstxtravel@yahoo.com