Washington Jalisco Sister State Association

Jalisciense Charro next to a cedar tree in Washington State

Washington and Jalisco formed a sister state relationship in 1996 following the principle of equality and mutual benefit to carry out cooperation and exchanges in the areas of economic development and trade, science and technology, agriculture and forestry, and culture and education, among others.

There are currently more than 800,000 Latinos living in Washington state, many of whom have direct ties with Jalisco and have established small businesses that contribute to the state’s economic growth.

The Washingotn Jalisco Sister State Association is been actively involved Washington and Jalisco.