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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, December 8th, 2016 at 3:19pm
The Anchorage Cultural Summit in September was an amazing opportunity to connect with and engage many of the cultures in our community. "Like" the Summit Facebook page to stay connected!
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Anchorage Cultural Summit
Check out the video about the Anchorage Cultural Summit!
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Alaska World Affairs CouncilThursday, December 8th, 2016 at 12:12pm
Welcoming Anchorage invites you to their December Tradition Tuesday featuring Anchorage High School Exchange Students. Mark your calendar for December 20th and invite your friends!
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Alaska World Affairs CouncilWednesday, December 7th, 2016 at 1:42pm
We had a great time hosting 300 Anchorage School District high school students last Friday for a discussion on the Foreign Service and the challenges and rewards of being an American diplomat.

Thank you Eagle River High School for joining us and sharing your photos!

Special thanks to BP for their continued support of connecting Alaskan students with global issues. Thanks to BP, we were able to host the students and provide a pizza lunch!
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Alaska World Affairs CouncilTuesday, December 6th, 2016 at 10:19am
Do you have an intercultural/international story you would like to share? We are seeking story submissions for a NEW event on March 8th in the spirit of Arctic Entries. Visit our website to learn more and share this post with your friends!

Story prompts:
- What brought you to Alaska and why did you stay?
- How do you keep your culture alive in Alaska?
- What is one of your favorite things about your culture?
- What does culture mean to you?
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Alaska World Affairs CouncilFriday, December 2nd, 2016 at 12:00pm
The Alaska World Affairs Council had a great evening at the Japanese Celebration of the Emperor's 83rd Birthday. Visiting speaker, Ambassador John Yates was able to attend and meet with Alaskan leaders.

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