Junior World Affairs Councils

Currently we have 45 Junior WACS on Campuses in DFW. It is a fun and easy way to get students involved in learning first-hand about current International Issues.

Upcoming Meetings

  • 2014 Free Junior WAC meeting (teachers and students)

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Junior WACs on High School Campuses

The purpose of this organization shall be to help students at local high schools gain the insight, understanding and information to keep abreast of international affairs. This organization will be linked to the International Education Initiative of the World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth. The high school Junior WAC will submit a request and constitution to the Council for admittance and will participate in the following:

  1. Attend Council programs off-campus
  2. Participate in Academic WorldQuest
  3. Willingness to host International Visitors or speakers for a few hours on campus
  4. Participate in an international community service project of JWACS choice
  5. Participate in the Global Citizenry Forum (International Career Day)
  6. Participate in History at the Movies programs
  7. Teacher sponsors participate in educator workshops occasionally

World Affairs Campus Councils (College)

The College will submit a request and constitution to the Council for admittance and will participate in the following:

  1. Attend Council programs
  2. Co-host Council programs
  3. Participate in Great Decisions discussion groups
  4. Provide international community service
  5. Internships available if interested
  6. Participate in Global IQ with the Economist
  7. Participate in Young Professional events (optional)

Contact

For questions, Jennifer Bowden, Director, International Education Initiative:

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