We sponsor a competition among local high schools on international events and issues called Academic WorldQuest. The winner of the competition is sent to Washington D.C. to represent our Council and Western North Carolina at the national competition.
Click on Membership to view membership options and obtain an application. Non-members may attend individual lectures for a fee of $10 per lecture. Full-time students are admitted free of charge.
We are an independent, non-profit, 501.c.3, organization. Membership dues do not cover expenses for guest speakers and we rely on contributions from members and friends. Click on Contributions to see how you can help.
We develop our programs in close cooperation with the UNCA Political Science Department and the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UNC Asheville. We also work with other like-minded Western NC and national organizations, including: