Past Council Events
Explore stories revealing the interconnectedness of place, identity, culture, and community and where and how we find "home." Featuring: Iraqi singer, guitarist and composer Ronny Salim; poet Emily Newberry; writer Bill Alton; preacher-poet Emmett Wheatfall; and writer-activist-erstwhile lawyer Ronault "Polo" Catalani.
Please join the Young Professionals of the World Affairs Council of Oregon as we celebrate the holidays and showcase Oregon’s vibrant community of international development nonprofits. Revel in style with a crowd of fellow globally-engaged Oregonians who support good work around the world.
Please 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.
Join 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.
Would 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.
WorldQuest - 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!
A look at the plight of tribal Asians known as “Negrito.” Nearly exterminated by exploitation, disease and a cataclysmic volcano, these extraordinary people now survive as forest hunter gatherers in only a few places: mainland Malaysia, the Philippines and India’s remote Andaman Islands.