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






Susan Glasser
Tue Jun 11

Election Echoes: Tracing the Evolution & Future of Democracy

featuring Susan Glasser, staff writer at The New Yorker
06:00 PM CT | Dallas , TX
Nicholas Kristof
Wed May 22

Chasing Hope

Nicholas Kristof in conversation with Krys Boyd, KERA
07:30 PM CT | Dallas , TX
Mr. Texas
Thu May 16

Mr. Texas

Featuring Lawrence Wright, author, playwright, and staff writer for "The New Yorker"
05:30 PM CT | Dallas , TX
IPS - Kramer Graphic
Thu May 09

2024 Elections: Challenges Facing U.S. Foreign Policy

featuring David Kramer, executive director of the George W. Bush Institute
06:00 PM CT | Dallas , TX
Kosovo President Vjosa Osmani
Wed May 08

Morning with the President of Kosovo: A Dialogue on Leadership and Global Engagement

featuring Her Excellency, President Vjosa Osmani of Kosovo
10:30 AM CT | Dallas , TX
China - India Flag
Tue May 07

Indo-Pacific: How is the U.S. Navigating Troubled Waters?

featuring Kenneth I. Juster, former U.S. Ambassador to India
05:30 PM CT | Dallas , TX
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
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
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