Council Program Audience


We host leaders, scholars, authors, and changemakers in conversation – the people shaping our world. As a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization, we are committed to promoting understanding through programming that encompasses varied perspectives and experiences, providing a full picture of people, issues, and cultures.

Our mission is to educate and engage – not advocate.

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Areas of Work

Areas of Work






different colored pencils
Wed Jul 31

2024 Social Justice Art Contest Closes

2024 Social Justice Art Contest
12:00 AM CT
Council Office window
Mon Sep 02

Offices Closed for Labor Day

Monday, September 2
09:00 AM CT | Dallas , TX
Mount Rushmore
Wed Sep 04

How the Best Did It: Leadership Lessons from Our Presidents

featuring presidential historian Talmage Boston, and Moderated by Jeff Engel
06:00 PM CT | Dallas
Council Office window
Mon Oct 14

Offices Closed for Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Monday, October 14
09:00 AM CT | Dallas , TX
41st Mallon Placeholder
Tue Oct 22

41st H. Neil Mallon Award Dinner

Honoring Clark Hunt, Chairman and CEO of the Kansas City Chiefs and FC Dallas
06:00 PM CT | Dallas , TX
Freeman + Lowe Sunset Corridor
Fri Nov 01

Freeman + Lowe: Sunset Corridor

Exclusive look of Freeman + Lowe: Sunset Corridor at the Modern Museum of Art in Ft. Worth
03:00 PM CT | Fort Worth , TX
Council Office window
Mon Nov 11

Offices Closed for Veterans Day

Monday, November 11
09:00 AM CT | Dallas , TX
40th Mallon Award (logo on blue extruded map)
Recent Highlights

40th Annual H. Neil Mallon Award Dinner

Honoring Kenneth A. Hersh, President and Chief Executive Officer of George W. Bush Presidential Library, and featuring Bill Browder, Financier, Author, & Activist, as Keynote Speaker

Wednesday, November 1 | 6:00 PM

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Amanda Ledwon dressed in traditional Ukrainian dance outfit
Recent Highlights

International Educator of the Year Award Luncheon 2023

Honoring Amanda Ledwon of Denton Independent School District, and featuring Ned Price, Spokesman for the U.S. State Department

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