IRC Newsletter: Bring Your Whole Self to This Table

2022-02-02T13:29:11-06:00

Good morning, Friend! None of us is one-dimensional – countless layered components, influences, and experiences intersect to make up our identities. The commemorations and holidays that line our calendars invite us to pause to recognize the meaning behind those layers. Just this week, so many layers of identity come into focus and deserve consideration and conversation. We mark the Lunar New Year together with Asian and Asian American communities around the world. We begin Black History Month and take time to celebrate the contributions and absorb the stories of members of the Black and African American communities. And February 1, World Hijab Day, invites us [...]

IRC Newsletter: Bring Your Whole Self to This Table2022-02-02T13:29:11-06:00

IRC Weekly Update: Where Climate and Migration Meet next week

2022-02-02T13:27:47-06:00

Good morning, Friend! Especially during the last two years, discussion groups like News & Views, the Global Affairs Book Club, A Novel Experience, and the International Film Club have helped IRC members and friends stay connected, get to know one another, and explore a range of perspectives on international events and global issues. Whether you already have a favorite format or would like to try something new, you'll find a range of topics in the calendar below, and we hope you'll join us as your schedule permits. We'll look forward to seeing many of you this evening for the IRC Town Hall. Thank you for helping [...]

IRC Weekly Update: Where Climate and Migration Meet next week2022-02-02T13:27:47-06:00

IRC Weekly Update: Academic WorldQuest Registration Deadline Approaching

2022-01-19T15:25:38-06:00

Good morning! High school students around the Kansas City metro area are preparing to showcase their global knowledge in the annual Academic WorldQuest competition, this year on Saturday, March 5. As you are checking out upcoming opportunities for global engagement below, please do pass this information along to teachers and students who might be interested. The winning team will receive an expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C., for the national competition in April. We're looking forward to seeing IRC members from Kansas City and beyond at next week's IRC Town Hall! Do join us on Zoom the evening of Wednesday, January 26, to [...]

IRC Weekly Update: Academic WorldQuest Registration Deadline Approaching2022-01-19T15:25:38-06:00
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