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Return to Cuba - January’s destination Cuba is a place of curious beauty - a combination of old culture, old cars, new leaders and new tourism. Our 2013 Council expedition to Cuba proved to be one of our most popular journeys. The Council is proud to announce it will lead a return trip January 4-11 in the New Year. Itinerary and pricing details to come. Place your name on the “I’m interested” list by emailing email@example.com.
SOMETHING TO TALK ABOUT IN JULY In keeping with the Council’s reputation as a splendid motivator for significant conversation about important topics, we’re going to the big screen in July with the film Not My Life. It is a documentary about the “cruel and dehumanizing practices of human trafficking and modern slavery on a global scale.”
The presentation of Not My Life is a program of the World Affairs Councils of America with support provided by a grant from Carlson & the Carlson Family Foundation. Council members have free admission to this July 17 screening at the Angelica Film Center Café Dallas. Learn more.
Foreign Policy Subscription Change
The Council’s subscription agreement with Foreign Policy magazine has changed. Council members will no longer continue to automatically receive a free subscription to the magazine. If you would like to continue your subscription to Foreign Policy magazine, click here to opt in to your subscription.
Congratulations to Bhavani Parpia, the 2013 World Affairs Council International Educator of the Year. She has a résumé befitting the distinguished award, serving as coordinator of the Hurst-Euless-Bedford Independent School District’s respected International Business Initiative and having founded the global non-profit ConnecTeach, which links teachers “worldwide in the spirit of service, learning and collaboration.” International Education Program Executive Director Jennifer Bowden praises Parpia’s dedication and effectiveness and says, “She is a model teacher and a great person.”
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