Welcome to our newest members:
Carol Smallen and Rani Haet
Members receive a full color quarterly newsletter, Perspectives; reminders of upcoming events; notification of program changes and special added programs; preferred reservations for our annual dinner; admission at member rates to speaker programs of other councils affiliated with the World Affairs Councils of America; World Affairs travel opportunities and selected publication discounts.
The World Affairs Council of Sonoma County is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, nongovernmental organization that provides a forum offering different points of view, insights, understanding and awareness of the world we share. Established in 1988, the Council offers its members the opportunity to become more informed of matters of national and international significance.
Membership privileges include:
Evening and luncheon programs that present recognized authorities in government,
nongovernmental organizations and academia to discuss foreign-policy issues and other matters of international interest.
Educational opportunities that include the annual Foreign Policy Association’s eight-week Great Decisions discussion groups programs.
Members enjoy the social benefits of sharing and discussing common interest in world affairs at speaker meetings, the annual members dinner and also at the annual picnic
Book Groups within the Council are offered so members will gain a better understanding of international issues through reading and discussion.
“Perspectives” is the Council’s quarterly newsletter that is sent to all members. It includes information on current and future programs as well as activities of the Council such as the Book Group and the Great Decisions discussion groups.