News | Council - 2010
The World Affairs Council is currently seeking host families for five Russian visitors and their bilingual facilitator who will be in Oregon from December 10–18 on a program focused on Social Services. The participants will range from members of government to social service providers and non-profit workers.
After nearly 15 years of being housed at Portland State University, our Global and Multicultural Resource Center (GMRC)—the centerpiece of the Council’s Global Classroom education program—has relocated to Council’s new offices in the Oregon Historical Society building.
The 2010 Spring Volunteers for the World Affairs Council lent their talents and energy to a variety of programs and events during the last several months. These volunteers are outstanding individuals whose contribution to the council is immeasurable. We thank you all and wish you the best in your future endeavors!
During a volunteer activity at the Oregon Food Bank, while sporting a white hairnet, gloves and a plastic apron, Bakhovadin Kuzibaev, a farmer from Tajikistan, cheered on his team: “we’ll pack twice as much pasta as everyone else!” Bakhovadin, one of