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2023 Academic WorldQuest

We are excited to announce that the Cedar Cliff High School team, winners of the 2023 Harrisburg Academic WorldQuest competition, has just returned from the National Championship held in Washington DC. Their performance at the National Championship was outstanding, and…

COVID-19: Community Impact & Response Summit

5-6:15 p.m. Oct. 20. 2020 Hear health care experts talk about how the coronavirus has affected Central Pennsylvania, with a special focus on its impact on minority communities.   REGISTER HERE: Information on Sponsorships HERE KEYNOTE SPEAKER: OVERVIEW OF COVID-19 IMPACT…

Facebook Live — Are America’s Police Different?

Chad Lassiter, Executive Director of Pennsylvania’s Human Relations Commission, joins Council President Joyce Davis to discuss whether American police differ from their colleagues around the world — or even among each other? Sept. 3, 2020 – World Affairs Council of…

Travel Live – THE SILK ROAD!

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World Affairs Council of Harrisburg President Joyce Davis and WAC Philadelphia Travel Director Shoshana Altrichter talk travel the last Thursdays of each month. In September, they were joined by Vinnie Guarna Senior Manager, Special Interest Groups at Odysseys. See recent…

COVID COMPLEXITIES: A GLOBAL TOWN HALL

Thanks to the International Relations Council of Kansas City, the World Affairs Council of Tennessee and the World Denver for a successful collaboration! Two Nights of compelling, internationally acclaimed speakers via ZOOM conference! September 2 and 3 See video of…

2020 Summer Intern Spotlights

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A weekly look at WACH 2020 summer intern perspectives on current issues surrounding world affairs. This week we heard from Carol Agaiby, Janet Kim, and Sangbin (Jake) Han on COVID-19 and the Black Lives Matter movement. Janet Kim: My name…

Weekly Intern Spotlight

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A weekly look at WACH 2020 intern’s perspectives on current issues surrounding world affairs. This week we heard from Nesibe Deliktas and Miguel Mascarenhas on Black Lives Matter, travel, and police brutality around the world. Nesibe Deliktas: My name is…

Weekly Intern Spotlight

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A weekly look at the WACH 2020 intern’s perspectives on current issues surrounding world affairs. This week we heard from Mackenzie Kirkwood and Dora Betts on Black Lives Matter. Mackenzie Kirkwood: My name is Mackenzie Kirkwood and this fall I…