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Past Council Events

Headline and Cultural Forums

Guatemala & Gender Violence: Fueling Immigration?

Gabriela Rivera

Guatemala & Gender Violence: Fueling Immigration? Guatemalan human rights lawyer Gabriela Rivera discusses the current situation on human rights for women and children, child migrants, and how these issues are shaping immigration politics. Read More ››

Headline and Cultural Forums

Theater from the Syrian Conflict: "A Chance Encounter" by Mohammed Al-Attar

A Chance Encounter by Mohammed Al-AttarWith Syrian playwright Mohammad Al-Attar's short play, A Chance Encounter, Boom Arts invites us to glimpse the human side of the current Syrian conflict. Read More ››

Headline and Cultural Forums

Is Democracy in Decline?

Larry Diamond

Is Democracy in Decline? Larry Diamond, a leading contemporary scholar of democracy studies, discusses the current state of democratic progress throughout the world, and lays out strategic principles for nurturing and advancing global democracy. Read More ››

International Speaker Series (2015)

The 2015 Series continues with Robin Wright addressing “Sacred Rage & Rebellion”

Having reported from more than 140 countries on six continents for The Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, The Sunday Times of London, The New Yorker and CBS News, Robin Wright is also the author of eight books and a joint fellow at the United States Institute of Peace and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Read More ››

Headline and Cultural Forums

THERE WAS AND THERE WAS NOT: A Journey Through Hate and Possibility in Turkey, Armenia, and Beyond

Meline Toumani's "There Was and There Was Not" is both a transformative and controversial reflection on the complex forces of ethnicity, nationality and history that shape one’s sense of self and foster, threaten or fray the fragile tapestry of community. Read More ››

Young Professionals

C.U.L.T - Summer Travel Ideas

Trying to figure out summer travel? For the month's C.U.L.T. event, join fellow travel enthusiasts for a discussion of past travels and ideas for the future. Read More ››

International Speaker Series (2015)

Peter W. Singer Opens 2015 International Speaker Series with “The Future of War”

Named one of the “100 Leading Global Thinkers” by Foreign Policy magazine, Peter W. Singer is currently a strategist at the New America Foundation. He was the youngest Senior Fellow, at age 29, in the 95-year history of the Brookings Institution, where he was Director of the Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence. Read More ››

Cultural Visitors

Pan-Africa Young Leaders: Social Impact Fair

African Youth Social Impact FairJoin us at June Key Delta Center and meet the Pan-Africa Young Leaders - learn about the action projects, ideas and innovations they've developed to bring about positive social change and help shape modern Africa. Read More ››