2022 Torch Awards Ceremony

25 May 2022 2022 Torch Awards Ceremony This year the World Affairs Council of Harrisburg was honored to recognize the inspiring work of four individuals, three organizations, and one Youth Award Honoree. These individuals and groups have worked towards the betterment of our community through advancing tolerance, appreciation of differences, and promoting a global understanding. …

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Reception for Consulate General of the Republic of Germany David Gill

Reception for Consulate General for the Republic of Germany David Gill 26 April 2022 Members of the public, our board and distinguished guests gathered at Temple University in Harrisburg for a reception with David Gill, the Consulate General for the Republic of Germany. Gill provided remarks on the ties between Pennsylvania and Germany that go …

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Artists Initiative

Supporting Artists Artists Initiative The World Affairs Council of Harrisburg holds several events throughout the year focused on the arts. Click below to learn more about local and international artists and our past events. Upcoming Arts Events Past Events Women & The Arts Webinar A Tribute to the Arts during the Pandemic Artists & COVID-19: …

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Covid-19 & the Faith Community

Covid-19 & the Faith Community Webinar 15 March 2022 About the Event Our Covid-19 & the Faith Community webinar brought together the PA Physician General and leaders from many different faith communities in Central Pennsylvania to have a discussion on the ways to keep our community safe during this time. The Coronavirus pandemic has been especially …

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Privacy Policy

World Affairs Councils of America is hereinafter referred to as “WACH” WACH is committed to maintaining robust privacy protections for its users. Our Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) is designed to help you understand how we collect, use, and safeguard the information you provide to us and to assist you in making informed decisions when using …

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Explore the Dutch Waterways

Another installment of our Travel Live! webinar series. Click below to watch Wilfred Muskens, Shoshana Altricher, and Joyce Davis as they discuss Denmark and the upcoming World Affairs Council trip along the Dutch Waterways.

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2022 Great Decisions Videos

2022 Great Decisions Lecture Series Click below to view any of this year’s Great Decisions Lectures.  Thank you to all our guest speakers! The US & Outer Space Guest speakers: Dr. Samantha A. Taylor, Dr. Andrea Harrington, & Dr. M.V. “Coyote” Smith Biden’s Agenda Guest speaker: Dr. Shirley Warshaw Climate Change Guest speaker: Donald Brown …

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Town Hall for Justice

Town Hall for Justice The World Affairs Council along with guest speakers and members of the public came together to have a conversation about gun violence in Harrisburg, and also on bringing justice to families whose cases are unsolved. February 15, 2022 Read PennLive’s Coverage of this Event

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Torch Awards

The Annual Torch Awards Every year, the World Affairs Council of Harrisburg honors individuals and organizations that have demonstrated the highest ideals of tolerance, and appreciation of diverse cultures, peoples, languages, and lands, and promotes global understanding. 2022 Torch Awards Ceremony 2021 Torch Awards Ceremony & Journal 2019 Torch of Global Enlightenment Honorees! 2020 Torch …

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