Our Mission

To strengthen Kansas City’s global perspective.

Join the conversation around world events, global issues, and their impact on our community.

Join an IRC Roundtable

Perhaps you’ve lived in another part of the world, worked there, studied there, traveled there, or just have a general fascination. IRC members are warmly invited to join one or more IRC Roundtables – a chance to connect with other members, talk about current events in regions of interest to them, and help inform IRC programming. Roundtable members will be invited to a quarterly meeting and receive IRC event information and other updates relevant to the regions they select.

Academic WorldQuest

Student Programs

The IRC is proud to work with Kansas City area schools and teachers to provide a wide range of global resources and programs for students on both a regular and annual basis. Spanning intercultural, career, or leadership development, international possibilities are open to every student.

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Program Recordings

The IRC offers a range of programs to grow a global perspective and highlight international connections within our community. Missed a program or want to experience something again? Don’t worry, we’ve developed a library of recorded programs for you to watch any time you’d like. No late fees or due dates – you can access the IRC whenever works for you!

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Latest News

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Stay connected!

Sign up for the IRC’s email list to be the first to hear about upcoming IRC events, international opportunities in the Kansas City area, and select virtual programs of interest from around the world – all to help you engage with international affairs and global trends from wherever you are.

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