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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 ››

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 ››

International Visitors
Fri, 01/03/2014 - 1:15pm

Anticipating 90 young leaders in 2014

In 2014, the Council will host over 90 teen leaders from South America, Africa, and the Middle East, an exciting expansion of our youth exchange programs. Read More ››

International Visitors
Tue, 10/08/2013 - 2:15pm

Musa E. Zula from South Africa speaks about his experience in the International Visitor Program

An interview with Musa Emmanuel Zulu, Founder and Creative Director of Valhalla Arts, who came to the US as part of the International Visitor Program, which took him on a 21-day trip to four cities in the US, including Portland, looking at issues related to disability rights. Read More ››