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






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
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 | 2201 N. Stemmons Fwy , TX
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
Mon Apr 22

President’s Circle Dinner with Oliver Barbier-Mueller and Alexis Barbier-Mueller

Featuring Co-Presidents of Harwood International Oliver Barbier-Mueller and Alexis Barbier-Mueller
06:30 PM CT | Dallas , TX
two hands holding the earth
Sat Apr 20

JWAC Service: Earth Day

Happy Earth Day!
09:00 AM CT | Grapevine
Ursuline students holding up books while posing for a picture
Thu Apr 18

JWAC Discussion: “Hot Topics” from WACA

Hosted by Ursuline Academy of Dallas
06:30 PM CT | Zoom
2024 LGBTQ Symposium
Fri Apr 12

2024 Dallas LGBTQ+ Global Symposium

on Equality & Human Rights
09:00 AM CT | Dallas
Zooey Zepher Fireside Chat
Thu Apr 11

Meridian: Young Professionals Fireside Chat with Montana Representative Zooey Zephyr

Join Fellow Young Professionals for a Fireside Chat!
06:00 PM CT | Dallas
Mount Rushmore
Tue Apr 09

How the Best Did It: Leadership Lessons from Our Presidents (Fort Worth Event)

featuring presidential historian Talmage Boston
11:30 AM CT | Fort Worth