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

Start the School Year by Hosting a Youth Activist

This 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 ››

Travel
Wed, 07/02/2014 - 4:15pm

Explore Tanzania with Council President Maria Wulff, November 1–11

Join Council president Maria Wulff and our friends from the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia as they explore Tanzania’s long and fascinating history. This trip is limited to 17 travelers. Read More ››

International Visitors
Tue, 05/27/2014 - 9:30am

An influx of STEM leaders from abroad visit Oregon through the International Visitor Program

A look inside a recent visit by ten women working in the sciences that came to Oregon as part of the World Affairs Council of Oregon’s International Visitor Program. Read More ››

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 ››

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 ››