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A COPY OF THE ORGANIZATION'S OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION  MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE WITHIN THE STATE.

REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE:

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SWAC is a member of the World Affairs 

Councils of America. 

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Oct. 23, 2019 - Venezuela:  A Real Threat in Our Backyard

Diego Arria, former Venezuelan Ambassador to the United Nations and President of the Security Council – now a political and human rights activist living in exile in the US. 

Nov. 11, 2019 - Migration across a Common Border:  A Challenge for Mexico and the U.S.

Gustavo Mohar, Founder and Director of Grupo Atalaya, a private Mexican consultancy that specializes in nontechnical risk and strategic intelligence.

Dec. 3, 2019 - Global Health:  Why You Really Must Care

Richard Skolnik, former Director for Health in the South Asia Region of the World Bank. 

 

Jan. 14, 2020 - The Politics of Hate Have Driven the U.S. & Iran to the Brink

Jamal Abdi, President of the National Iranian American Council. 

 

Feb. 11, 2020 - Not with a Bang:  Moving toward the Endgame with a Nuclear North Korea

Evans Revere, Senior Director at the Albright-Stonebridge Group.

 

Mar. 23, 2020 – SPECIAL EVENT

AT SELBY GARDENS. 

The Rising Tide:  Increasing Demand for Climate Action 

Loren Blackford, President of the national Sierra Club. Tickets will include an invitation to tour the beautiful gardens beginning at 5:30 p.m., an appetizer buffet, one complimentary drink ticket, cash bar, a silent auction, and the feature presentation. Members $40, non-members $50

 

April 21, 2020 - Changing the Face of Modern Ballet:  The Sarasota Cuban Ballet School

Ariel Serrano and Wilmian Hernandez, Directors of the Sarasota Cuban Ballet School.  Dancers from the school will demonstrate the unique aspects of the SCBS style.          

 

Except for the March event, all programs will be held at the Sainer Pavilion on the campus of New College of Florida at 6:30 pm.  Regular programs are free and open to the general public, but reservations are strongly suggested as some programs fill up. 

To make a reservation, please send an e-mail to info@sarasotawac.org.  You may also call us at 941-487-4603 and leave a message.

Each lecture is followed by a members-only reception with the speaker in a historic building on Sarasota Bay.   Click the "Membership" tab above for information on becoming a member of SWAC.

SWAC ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
Our 2019 Annual Meeting will be held Dec 3rd at 5:30 p.m. in Sainer Auditorium immediately preceding the lecture on Global Health. Special Guest Speaker for the Annual Meeting:  Bill Clifford, President of the World Affairs Councils of America, our national organization.

MEMBERSHIP RENEWALS for 2020 

Our memberships run by calendar year.  If you renewed for 2019, your membership runs through the Fall.  To renew for 2020, please click on the membership tab above for the PayPal link), or renew by mail (check only).  We thank you for your continuing support!
NEW MEMBERS
Those joining SWAC  for the first time between now and the end of 2019 will be considered 2020 members, but will receive all member e-mails and complimentary invitations to the Fall 2019 member receptions with the speakers.

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