Convening Power of the WACA Network
Check out the star speakers at Councils around the country this week! Next up: WAC San Antonio hosts Congressman Will Hurd (R-TX), for “Young Professional Community Leader Series."
Council of the Month: IRC (Kansas City)
Throughout the year, organizational members of the International Relations Council (Kansas City - IRC) host networking hours to introduce the community to their international work and to introduce the organization's stakeholders to the IRC. All are welcome to attend, though hosting a networking hour is reserved for the IRC's business, educational, and nonprofit partners. The next networking hour will occur Wednesday, September 18, with Global and Multicultural Education (G.A.M.E.). Registration will open soon.
WACA 2019 National Conference Website
The WACA 2019 National Conference: The 8 Forces Reshaping the Global Economy will be held at the Mayflower Hotel, November 6-8, 2019, in Washington DC. We invite you to visit the official Conference website to view the developing agenda learn about Conference speakers, register and purchase tickets, and view hotel block information. Be sure to take advantage of individual Early-Bird discounts, good through Sept. 6!
Call for Resources! WACA's Members-Only Benefits
WACA is busy preparing a number of additional resources for the Members-Only section to make it a one-stop shop for all Council needs. However, these sections are only as good as the information contained within, so we are calling on all Councils to please submit any documentation per the list linked, or any other information that would be helpful to the network.
July 24 Cover to Cover on Kim Jong Un
Register now for WACA's Cover to Cover conference call on Wednesday, July 24, at 9:00-9:30 am ET, featuring Anna Fifield, Beijing Bureau Chief at The Washington Post. Ms. Fifield will discuss her new book: "The Great Successor: The Divinely Perfect Destiny of Brilliant Comrade Kim Jong Un." The behind-the-scenes story of the rise and reign of the world’s strangest and most elusive tyrant, by the journalist with the best connections and insights into the bizarrely dangerous world of North Korea.
Wunderbar Together Council Events
WACA is excited to be among the 200+ partner organizations that are participating in Wunderbar Together: The Year of German-American Friendship. WAC St. Louis, Peoria WAC, WAC Greater Reading, WAC Atlanta, and Columbia (SC) WAC will all host events in late May with German dignitaries to discuss the future of German-U.S. relations.
Councils Are Hiring!
Columbus Council on World Affairs -- Director, Global Fluency Training; WorldDenver -- Executive Director; and Santa Fe Council on International Relations -- Director of Development. Check out Member Council job postings on WACA's Employment at Member Councils page!