Junior World Affairs Councils

Annual Meeting (required) for sponsors & officers on Sat., Sept. 26, 2015

10 AM to 2 PM with lunch- Pat May Center in HEB ISD

Register with Jameson Hall at jhall@dfwworld.org

Currently we have 52 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. $250 stipends are available to teacher sponsors if their JWACs meet the required participation.

Junior WACs on High School Campuses- 9-12 grade only

The JWAC purpose is to help students at local high schools gain the insight, understanding and provide access to information to keep abreast of international affairs. In addition, this club will be linked to the International Education Program of the World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth and provide awareness of world affairs within the school.

The high school Junior WAC will build a constitution from our template and submit to the Council for admittance and will participate in the following:

  1. Build your school's JWAC constitution and submit
  2. Attend Council programs off-campus
  3. Participate in Academic WorldQuest
  4. Willingness to host International Visitors or speakers for a few hours on campus
  5. Participate in an international community service project of JWACS choice
  6. Participate in the International Career Day
  7. Participate in our cultural events and other ad hoc programs
  8. Teacher sponsors participate in educator workshops occasionally
  9. Host Free WAC speakers at school

World Affairs Campus Councils (College)

The College will build a constitution from our template and submit to the Council for admittance and will participate in the following:

  1. Build your school's constitution and submit
  2. Attend Council programs
  3. Co-host Council programs
  4. Create international community service projects
  5. Internships available if interested
  6. Volunteer with our International Visitor Program
  7. Participate in Young Professional events
  8. Host Free WAC speakers at school

Contact

For questions, Jameson Hall, International Education Program:

 214-965-8403  jhall@dfwworld.org