Engaging the public to better understand the world

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Meet and learn from the people who shape our world

As a World Affairs Council member, you join a diverse group of individuals who are passionate about expanding international awareness. Members participate in world class events featuring speakers who provide the stories behind the headlines as well as special receptions and gatherings.

As a member you will have the opportunity to build relationships with other liked minded individuals and professionals that in the local international affairs community. Your membership is valuable in supporting World Affairs Council programming and student outreach in the community.

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The World Affairs Councils of America was founded in 1918.

It is the largest nonprofit international affairs organization in the United States.

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Impacting American Foreign Policy

Thank you to our Supporting Partners

Welcome to Orange County’s Premier Forum
on World Affairs

Cultivating Political Discussion

We are part of the World Affairs Councils of America, a nonprofit and nonpartisan national organization based in Washington, DC. See what’s happening around America.

JOIN THE WACA AND PARTICIPATE IN HIGH QUALITY POLITICAL DIALOG.