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What is the Alaska World Affairs Council?

The Alaska World Affairs Council is a focused educational organization dedicated to stimulating interest in world affairs and inspiring its members to be involved in world events. The council was founded in 1958 by the late Evangeline Atwood with the conviction that better community education in world affairs is necessary for sound democratic citizenship.

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Alaska World Affairs Council

The Alaska World Affairs Council is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit, non-partisan organization which is membership-based and is one of approximately 90 members of the World Affairs Councils of America in Washington, DC.
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Alaska World Affairs CouncilThursday, February 22nd, 2018 at 12:45pm
#TBT to last year's World Narratives event at 49th State Brewing Co Anchorage. The speakers were so talented that they had everyone laughing!

This year WorldNarratives: Foreign Faux Pas will be just as entertaining! We have received a few hilarious stories focused around the theme "lost in translation." This is an event you do not want to miss!
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Alaska World Affairs CouncilThursday, February 22nd, 2018 at 8:30am
TODAY is the last day you can apply to tell your story at WorldNarratives: Foreign Faux Pas! This is a wonderful and fun opportunity to share your adventures with our Alaskan community.

The Alaska World Affairs Council loves hearing about your travels, apply online now!
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Alaska World Affairs CouncilWednesday, February 21st, 2018 at 4:09pm
Attention Community Volunteers -- The "We as Global Citizens" project at Chugiak High School needs YOU! Contact teacher Valerie Ekberg-Brown at ekberg-Brown_Valerie@asdk12.org to learn more about volunteering as a judge and to sign up. Shifts are available from 7:30am, 8:28am, and 11:12am on March 1st, 2nd, and 5th.
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Alaska World Affairs CouncilWednesday, February 21st, 2018 at 1:00pm
Huge congratulations to local Alaskan Kikkan Randall and her teammate Jessie Diggins for making history by being the first women from the United States to win an Olympic medal in cross-country skiing! They not only metaled, but they received GOLD!

Amazing performance ladies!
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Alaska World Affairs CouncilWednesday, February 21st, 2018 at 10:10am
Raise your hand if you are a student! Did you know that you have free admission to all of the Alaska World Affairs Council's programs? And at our afternoon programs you will receive complimentary lunch? All you need to do is register online and bring your student ID to the event!

We look forward to seeing you all at our next program!
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Alaska World Affairs CouncilWednesday, February 21st, 2018 at 9:28am
WorldNarratives: Foreign Faux Pas is going to be an event you do not want to miss! If you are interested in sharing one of your stories you need to apply online by tomorrow evening!

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Friday, February 9th, 2018 at 10:43am
“We need diplomacy but we also need friends around the world in order to be effective“- @tparsi
Friday, February 9th, 2018 at 10:34am
“There were the clocks ticking, the nuclear clock of Iran, the US clock of sanctions, and the clock of the Israeli wild card“ - @tparsi
Friday, February 9th, 2018 at 10:28am
“If there is an existential threat, with no chance of compromise, the United States’ only option would be military action“ - @tparsi
Thursday, February 8th, 2018 at 7:54am
Tonight is the night! Which team will take home the trophy and earn a trip to D.C.? #WorldQuest #EngageTheWorld https://t.co/wEPry3xRjW AKWorld photo
Monday, February 5th, 2018 at 9:35am
We only have a few tickets left! Register online for this amazing event with @tparsi on Friday, 12:00, @49thStateBrew
Join us! #Iran #Trump https://t.co/xiHZQU6YMM
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