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






New Cold Wars
Tue Apr 23

NEW COLD WARS: China’s Rise, Russia’s Invasion, and America’s Struggle to Defend the West

Featuring New York Times White House Correspondent David Sanger
06:00 PM CT | Dallas , TX
No Labels
Wed Apr 24

Beyond Partisanship: A New Perspective with No Labels

Featuring former City of Dallas Mayors Mike Rawlings and Tom Leppert
05:30 PM CT | Dallas , TX
Karl Rove Action Shot
Thu Apr 25

2024 Sumners Civics Lecture: Navigating the Political Climate with Karl Rove

featuring former Deputy Chief of Staff for the George W. Bush administration Karl Rove, and moderated by Council President &
06:00 PM CT | Dallas , TX
Path to Peace
Mon Apr 29

A Path to Peace: The Hopeful Hearts of North Korea

Join LiNK to explore the inspiring stories of hope and resilience from North Korea, on a journey toward raising awareness
05:30 PM CT
bottom right corner of a paper certificate
Wed May 01

2024 Global Leadership Certificates

Did you attend at least 5 JWAC events this year?
12:00 AM CT
different colored pencils
Wed May 01

2024 Social Justice Art Contest Opens

2024 Social Justice Art Contest
12:00 AM CT
photo of video cameras lined up in a row
Wed May 01

JWAC Discussion: Media Bias

Hosted by Clark High School
06:30 PM CT | Zoom
Nuclear Explosion
Thu May 02

Countdown with Sarah Scoles | The Blinding Future of Nuclear Weapons

With Author Sarah Scoles. Moderated by Council President Emeritus Jim Falk.
06:00 PM CT
two males teachers sitting at a table
Sat May 04

Teacher Workshop: World Religions – Buddhism and Sikhism

World Religions - Buddhism and Sikhism
10:00 AM CT | Richardson , 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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