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WorldQuest

WorldQuest for Grownups: Fundraiser for Youth & Education programs

WorldQuest for Grownups: Fundraiser for Youth & Education programsWorldQuest - Global Knowledge Competition for Grownups, the Council's rollicking and over-the-moon annual fundraiser for youth and education programs takes off on Friday, November 21, 2014 - with an international intrigue and spy-happy theme. Reserve your table today! Read More ››

Young Professionals

Join the YPs for an evening of Berber Music, Culture & Art

Join the YPs for an evening of Music, Culture & ArtKat + Maouche extends a special invite to WAC YPs to join them for an informal event celebrating the rich Berber culture of North Africa. Melangez-Vous! Come mix with a Moroccan twist. Read More ››

Great Decisions

Great Decisions: Starting a Discussion Group...the A to Zs

Great Decisions: Starting a Discussion Group...the A to ZsWould you like to join or start a group to participate in the Great Decisions series? Join us for an informal session on what you need to know and just how simple it can be to become part of the longest-running, largest grassroots world affairs educational program of its kind. Read More ››

Teach the World

Women in the World: A Youth Forum for High School Delegations

Women in the World: A Youth Forum for High School DelegationsJoin us for this Youth Forum for High School Delegations, a day-long conference for educators and students on December 4th that will focus on the theme of the 2014 International Speakers Series: Women Changing the World. Think globally, teach locally – and join us for this exciting day of resource-building and curricular enrichment. Read More ››

International Visitor Leadership Program

Year-End Holiday Member Party

Year-End Holiday Member PartyPlease join us for a year-end gathering as we celebrate and say "thanks" for your continued, generous involvement with the World Affairs Council throughout the year! Mingle with friends, colleagues and other globally-engaged community members, while enjoying hors d’oeuvres, gingerbread treats and a no-host bar. Read More ››

Recent News

Education
Thu, 11/20/2014 - 5:45pm

High School Students:

Itching to get out of Portland? Interested in the Middle East or South America? Apply now for the U.S.-based IYLEP summer program or the U.S. Youth Ambassadors Program in Brazil or in Argentina & Chile! Read More ››

International Visitors
Thu, 11/20/2014

High School Students: Student Leadership Exchange Opportunities

High School Students: Student Leadership Exchange OpportunitiesItching to get out of Portland? Interested in the Middle East or South America? Apply now for the U.S.-based IYLEP summer program, or the U.S. Youth Ambassadors Program in Brazil or in Argentina & Chile! Read More ››

Board and Staff
Fri, 10/17/2014 - 1:30pm

We're Hiring!

We're Hiring!The World Affairs Council of Oregon is a fast-paced, global working environment, made up of talented and committed professionals. The Council’s employees are its key asset. Want to be a part of the team? We are currently recruiting for three new positions! Read More ››

Cultural Visitors
Thu, 08/21/2014 - 2:00pm

Start the School Year by Hosting a Youth Activist

Youth Ambassadors Program with South AmericaThis fall brings two great youth exchange programs with teen leaders from South America and Africa. Sign up to host one of these inspiring young people in your home! Read More ››