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International Visitors
Tue, 04/29/2014 - 2:30pm

Visiting students take inspiration from Portland home to Africa

In April, 24 high school students from sub-Saharan Africa came to Portland as part of the U.S. Department of State Pan-Africa Youth Leadership Program. One of their main goals in Portland was to develop an action project to implement in their communities, utilizing the skills and techniques learned during the program. Read More ››

International Speaker Series
Fri, 03/07/2014 - 2:45pm

Announcing a Video Contest for High School Students

Enjoy making videos? Have something to say about Women Changing the World? Then we have a contest for you! Read More ››

International Speaker Series
Sat, 02/22/2014 - 8:30am

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton to keynote the 2014 International Speakers Series

Hillary Rodham Clinton, Former Secretary of State and Former U.S. Senator from New York, will keynote the 14th annual International Speakers Series on Tuesday, April 8. The Series will continue on with Pakistani activist Khalida Brohi, Nobel Laureate Leymah Gbowee, and conclude with Hung Huang, CEO of China Interactive Media Group.
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Headline and Cultural Forums
Fri, 02/14/2014

Senator Ron Wyden to kick off Senator Wayne Morse Legacy Series

How do we ensure that both liberty and security are protected in this age of enhanced surveillance? U.S. SENATOR RON WYDEN discusses the tension between civil liberties and national security and how we can preserve liberty and security. Read More ››

International Visitors
Tue, 01/14/2014 - 3:45pm

Exciting hosting opportunities ahead

The World Affairs Council of Oregon invites community members to open their doors and share an American home experience with visitors this spring, summer, and fall. Read More ››